A graphic illustration of the Dunbar School in the 1950s. (Image: Eddie Canto)
Feb. 3, 2020
A grant and faculty support from the University of Arizona is helping Tucson's Dunbar Pavilion – a former segregated school – evolve into a revitalized community center.
Jan. 27, 2020
Experts will focus on climate, space, artificial intelligence and genetic engineering – four topics that continue to change the world and influence the way people will live in the future.
Students discussed findings from the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop with community members, city officials and nonprofit organizers.
Jan. 9, 2020
Low-income households in Tucson are struggling with the cost of housing, according to findings presented by students from the annual Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop.
The strain of flu virus you were exposed to as a child can determine how severely the seasonal flu affects you later in life.
Dec. 19, 2019
Researchers found that the first strain of the flu virus a person encounters during childhood sets the course for how the immune system responds to exposures later in life.
University of Arizona alumna and former faculty member Jeannette Maré founded Ben's Bells in 2003. This year, she reduced her hours with the nonprofit to return to school and study kindness in the Department of Communication. (Photo courtesy of Ben's Bells)
Dec. 16, 2019
Jeannette Maré enrolled as a doctoral student in the Department of Communication, where she will research how best to equip people to practice kindness during difficult conversations.
Dec. 12, 2019
A partnership between the College of Law and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México will offer courses will be taught by Mexican scholars and legal system leaders covering topics including Mexican constitutional law, human rights and distribution of power.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe approaching the sun. (Image: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)
Nov. 18, 2019
Two University of Arizona researchers involved in NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission are excited about the spacecraft's first close encounters with the sun.
Researchers hope to improve traffic efficiency and safety on Speedway Boulevard, which runs from east to west through Tucson and the University of Arizona campus. (Photo: Jim Robison/City of Tucson)
Nov. 18, 2019
One civil and architectural engineering and mechanics professor aims to optimize traffic signal timing and improve the commute on Speedway Boulevard.
Nov. 14, 2019
Tumamoc Hill is a fragile cultural landscape, and the only way to effectively sustain its integrity is with community support and care.