"Monsters," such as werewolves, often emerge in literature as reflections of cultural fears and morality.
April 5, 2019
Three figures—the zombie, the vampire and the werewolf—have captivated the human imagination for centuries. These creatures have become ubiquitous in contemporary pop culture, but beneath the stories, films, shows and books are some very serious questions: What is life? What is death? And what does it mean to be human?
Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of the UA Libraries and Sidecar Learning. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
April 1, 2019
Inventors at the UA Libraries developed a new e-learning platform for creating easy-to-build tutorials. Now, startup Sidecar Learning is taking it to the world.
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new patient tower will be open to patients beginning April 22. (Photo: Todd Eckelman Photography)
March 27, 2019
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new nine-story hospital tower opens to patients April 22, with a community preview planned for April 7.
Elise Lopez is the inaugural director of the UA Consortium on Gender-Based Violence. (Photo: Nividita Chatani/UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
March 26, 2019
The Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation's gift will support a center that seeks to model and inspire a radical shift in the way people think about and address gender-based violence.
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.
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.
Television shows like Marie Kondo's "Tidying Up" have shined a spotlight on minimalism and the potential benefits of decluttering.
March 6, 2019
Sabrina Helm says the decluttering trend can be good for the environment - as long as people aren't clearing space to make way for new purchases.
At work in the Hecker Lab. From left: Sunny Palumbo, Louise Hecker, Reena Chawla, and Gajanan Inamdar (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS Biocommunications)
Feb. 28, 2019
UA researchers have developed a technology that could improve therapeutic strategies for fibrotic disorders, a leading cause of death in the U.S., and licensed it to startup Fibronox.
Keith Allred (Photo: Anna Augustowska/UA College of SBS)
Feb. 26, 2019
Keith Allred, the new director of the UA’s National Institute for Civil Discourse, discusses how the institute plans to stem a rising tide of incivility that strains interpersonal relationships and paralyzes effective governing.