At KEYS, Eric Oum worked in the lab of Dr. Anita Koshy studying the effects of aging on the immune response to Toxoplasma gondii infection. Here, he presents his research poster at the KEYS Showcase.
July 31, 2017
Nothing compares to the hands-on lab experience, say the high school students in the seven-week summer program, a premier pathway for developing STEM skills.
Candace Black (left) and Sally Stevens (Photo: Mari Cleven/UA Research, Discovery and Innovation)
Jan. 17, 2017
Researchers at the UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women have partnered with Tucson police and CODAC to increase law-enforcement efforts and victim services.
Irving Nasafotie (left) of the Hopi Tribe Office of Range Management and the UA's Dan Ferguson discuss range conditions in summer 2013 on the Hopi Tribe's lands in northern Arizona. (Photo: Michael Crimmins)
Dec. 15, 2016
The Hopi Tribe and a team of UA scientists have developed a drought monitoring system to help tribal leaders more accurately prepare for unusually dry conditions and to promote a more community-based planning effort.
Harmony DeFazio is director of UA Study Abroad & Student Exchange and executive director of the UA Global Mobility Lab.
Nov. 16, 2016
Harmony DeFazio, director of UA Study Abroad & Student Exchange, says study-abroad programs can take many forms, offering students the opportunity to experience their field of study in a comprehensive way.
With many of its houses built on uneven, rocky foundations, the southern Arizona city of Bisbee is a haven for kissing bugs, which pose serious public health concerns. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Sept. 21, 2016
Some residents of the city of Bisbee, Arizona, 90 miles southeast of Tucson, have concerns about the bugs, whose bite can trigger an allergic reaction and also transmit disease. UA researchers are working with local health officials, and here is what they have found. With UANews video.
Baboquivari Middle School students Rosalina Mendez, 13, and Brightstar Benson, 13, participate in UA biochemist John Jewett's after-school program, funded by the NSF. (Photo: Emily Litvack/Office for Research & Discovery)
July 27, 2016
With more than $2 million in new funding, Erika Eggers, John Jewett and Weigang Wang will uncover new science and technology and share it with the community.
Catherine Smith mentors high school student and KEYS intern Eugene Wang. "I think it's important for high school students to understand what kind of options are out there for research careers," said Smith, associate professor in the UA Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the College of Pharmacy and a member of BIO5. (Photo: Robert Meares/BIO5 Institute)
July 19, 2016
With the addition of the 2016 cohort, 330 interns will count themselves as alumni of KEYS, a program recognized as a vital pathway for developing science interests and skills in pre-college students.
June 30, 2016
The UA and Northern Arizona University will assess environmental exposures and develop ways to support culturally relevant and community-created policy.
June 27, 2016
The center will receive federal and state funds over the next five years to continue its mission of improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations.