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The Cuéntame Más: Tales From Tumamoc mobile recording studio is open to the public on select days through April 7. (Photo: Bill Hatcher)
March 19, 2019
What makes Tumamoc Hill special? UA scholars are asking the question and collecting the answers as part of Cuéntame Más: Tales From Tumamoc, a new oral history project now under way on Tumamoc Hill.
March 19, 2019
UA researchers have developed a number of promising solutions and inventions that are ready for companies to adopt and take out into the world.
A rendering of CatSat, a nanosatellite being built by UA students. (Image: Vishnu Reddy)
March 18, 2019
UA students will get hands-on spacecraft hardware development experience thanks to NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative, which recently selected CatSat to fly as auxiliary payload aboard future space missions.
Marla Smith-Nilson, center, meets with a community group in a slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital city, where millions lack access to clean water. (Photo: Water1st International)
March 18, 2019
Marla Smith-Nilson shares experiences combating gender inequality and leading an international nonprofit that supports sustainable water and toilet projects for the world’s poorest communities.
Fourth-year students at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix celebrated as they found out where they will continue their journey as physicians-in-training. (Photo: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix)
March 17, 2019
Match Day is the culmination of four years of hard work in the classroom and in clinical training for students in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
Journalism professor Kim Newton was a photojournalist based in South Korea when he snapped this photo of student protesters in 1987. That experience led to his participation in the documentary film "Witness to Democracy."
March 15, 2019
“Witnesses to Democracy” examines the pro-democracy movement in South Korea through the eyes of UA Journalism Professor Kim Newton and the mother of a slain student protester in 1987.
"Art and health should not be separate," says medical humanities instructor Ellen Melamed. "They aren’t separate, any more than the mind and the body are separate." (Photo: Michelle Doggett/UA College of Humanities)
March 15, 2019
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.
With his recent $15 million gift, Dr. Andrew Weil's total giving to the UA has reached $20 million.
March 12, 2019
A gift from integrative medicine pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil will ensure the UA is the world's nexus of integrative medicine education, research and innovation.
The behavior of the pupil is helping researchers understand what goes on in the brain when humans make mistakes.
March 12, 2019
When humans make certain types of mistakes, their pupils change size, UA researchers found. This may offer clues to what goes on in the brain when people make suboptimal decisions.

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