Recent News

Sept. 23, 2019
University of Arizona researchers are participating in a study to determine how environmental factors impact the risk of produce becoming contaminated, with a goal of enhancing the safety of produce grown in the Yuma area.
John Paul Schaefer
Sept. 19, 2019
The John Paul Schaefer Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences is the fourth of recently announced endowed chairs associated with James C. Wyant's $20 million gift to the Wyant College of Optical Sciences.
Sept. 18, 2019
The 10th annual festival features 10 events offering thought-provoking lectures, panels, readings and films by faculty and special guests, including poet and author Sandra Cisneros.
Sept. 18, 2019
A new study conducted by the University of Arizona and the University of California, Davis enhances our understanding of how the brain learns in virtual reality.
During the Eocene Epoch, alligator relatives swam in the swamps on Ellesmere Island and mammals climbed in the dawn redwood trees. (Image: Bob Hynes, Smithsonian Institution)
Sept. 18, 2019
A model used to assess climate change suggests that with increasing carbon dioxide levels, the Earth may warm more rapidly than previously thought.
Dr. Murtaza Akhter
Sept. 17, 2019
A new study from a team including a University of Arizona researcher shows when physicians administer antibiotics could impact their ability to effectively diagnose and treat sepsis.
Pierre Deymier (right) and UA President Robert C. Robbins examine the acoustic system that allowed researchers to create Bell states using phonons. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Sept. 17, 2019
University of Arizona engineers researching the emerging field of phononics are using soundwaves to search through big data with more stability and ease.
Sept. 16, 2019
Potentially dangerous genes embedded in human DNA were thought to be locked down by helpful structures called heterochromatin, but a UA researcher disputes that belief.
UA President Robert C. Robbins delivers remarks at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation at Oro Valley groundbreaking ceremony. (Photo: Andy Ober/UANews)
Sept. 13, 2019
Thanks to years of work from community, industry and University of Arizona leaders, a biotech incubator in Oro Valley will soon be a reality. The University of Arizona Center for Innovation at Oro Valley will give biotech startups access to lab space, industry expertise and business coaching.