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International student Hazza Alkaabi (right) helps UA honorary degree recipient Mohammed Sharaf experience augmented reality.
June 27, 2018
UA students employed at Tech.Global earn more than just a paycheck. "There's nothing like it on campus," says Hazza Alkaabi, a computer science major. The program creates a 100% Engagement student experience while expanding the UA's research capacity. With UANews video.
Fletcher McCusker (right) speaks at the 2018 Tech Launch Arizona I-Squared Awards, where he was honored with the award for Ecosystem Impact. TLA Assistant Vice President Doug Hockstad looks on. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
June 26, 2018
Tucson's newest early-stage capital fund, UA Venture Capital Fund LLC, has announced that its first three investments will include UA-connected companies Codelucida and Regulonix.
Dr. John N. Galgiani
June 26, 2018
Data show a second seasonal surge, says Dr. John Galgiani, director of the Valley Fever Center for Excellence. This gets ahead of statistics in a year when big numbers already were predicted.
The UA Tech Park remains one of the largest employment centers in southern Arizona, hosting 52 companies and organizations that employ 5,870 skilled workers.
June 26, 2018
The UA Tech Park, a center for high-wage jobs, remains one of the largest employment hubs in southern Arizona, hosting 52 companies and organizations that employ 5,870 skilled workers.
June 26, 2018
The new B.A. in Food Studies and B.S. in Nutrition and Food Systems will offer UA students additional opportunities to explore the interdisciplinary nature of food.
Frederic Zenhausern (seated) works with colleagues Dr. Kenneth Knox and Ting Wang (left) on research that combines their knowledge in engineering and medicine on a new model to study pulmonary diseases.
June 25, 2018
UA College of Medicine – Phoenix scientists, including "organ on a chip" pioneer Frederic Zenhausern, are using plant biology, medicine and engineering to create a novel platform.
Carrie Curley, Nalwoodi Denzhone Community board member and San Carlos Apache: “Water is life, and we want clean water.” (Photo: Pete Brown/UA College of Engineering)
June 25, 2018
Last year, a team of UA researchers helped design and create a solar-powered water-purification bus for the Navajo Nation. This year, a different reservation's needs are in focus.
The Mexican wolf has been listed as an endangered species since 1976. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
June 20, 2018
Research conducted in Melanie Culver's lab used the latest in genomic technologies to determine whether the endangered Mexican wolf had hybridized with domestic dogs.
On May 27, NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of subtropical storm Alberto's center of circulation hundreds of miles south of the Florida panhandle. A thick band of thunderstorms east of the center extended over the entire state of Florida. (Photo: NASA)
June 20, 2018
The UA's hurricane forecasting model, known for its accuracy, is calling for fewer hurricanes in the Atlantic this year. Researchers are predicting four hurricanes, two of which will be major — those reaching Category 3, 4 or 5. Last year brought six major hurricanes, including Irma and Maria (each a 5).