Recent News

Commercialization Network Manager Eric Smith addresses a gathering of students for I-Corps, one of TLA's programs to prepare startup teams for success. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
July 29, 2019
The inventions, patents, licenses and startups that originate at the UA represent the ultimate bridge to creating real-world impact from the work of people throughout the UA community.
UA Tech Park at Rita Road
July 29, 2019
Tucson has enjoyed a 90% jump in technology jobs over the last five years, making it one of the top up-and-coming tech markets in North America, according to CBRE.
Students went door-to-door distributing water treatment to prevent mosquito from growing in water containers. This was in collaboration with the Centro de Salud in Nogales, Mexico. (Photo: Alejandra Zapien)
July 29, 2019
The FRONTERA summer program pairs UA students with mentors, giving them hands-on border-health research experience while building stronger applicants to medical school and graduate health sciences programs.
UA Cancer Center
July 29, 2019
Dr. Rachna Shroff is seeking a “goldmine of information” in her quest to extend survival and improve quality of life for patients with cancers of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas.
July 29, 2019
The UA is among 42 colleges and universities in the U.S. on the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings of the top 100 higher education institutions in the world.
A wood engraving by Eduard Riou depicts a landscape view of the Pliocene. The image was etched in the late 1800s, when CO2 levels hovered around 295 ppm. (Image: Welcome Library/CC BY 4.0)
July 29, 2019
Temperature data from the Pliocene, an era with CO2 levels similar to today's, could be used to understand the climate shifts of the near future, according to UA geoscientist.
July 24, 2019
In 2014, UA professor Bill McCallum started a company to transform mathematics education. Today, more than 2,000 teachers use Illustrative Mathematics products.
Andean bear cub (Photo: Angela Parra)
July 24, 2019
UA Ph.D. student Ivan Mauricio Vela-Vargas led an effort to collar an Andean bear nicknamed Xué. The bear's movements will help scientists learn more about the vulnerable species.
A traditional phoropter.
July 24, 2019
Using phoropter technology developed at the UA James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences, startup iCrx aims to shorten and ease visits to the eye doctor.

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