Roger Miesfeld: "Now my in-class kids are getting a course that's better than my previous in-class, and it's because I learned something by doing it online.” (Photo: Stacy Pigott/UANews)
Aug. 16, 2017
Since its debut in fall 2015, UA Online has seen 280 percent year-to-year growth and is on target to meet or exceed Arizona Board of Regents goals. Science classes such as Roger Miesfeld's biochemistry series have contributed to the increase.
Gordon Gulch study site in the Rocky Mountains near Boulder, Colorado (Image courtesy of Boulder Creek CZO)
July 12, 2017
UA ecologist Tyson Swetnam led an interdisciplinary team of U.S. researchers to discover that mountain forests are better at storing carbon than forests found on flat land.
Richard Austin delivers the pitch for Reglagene, based on technology developed in the lab of Laurence Hurley. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
May 16, 2017
Four startups founded on UA inventions pitched their companies at an accelerator in Silicon Valley, an epicenter for technology and entrepreneurship.
NOAA's newest weather satellite took these photos of Earth from 22,300 miles in January. (Courtesy of NOAA)
Feb. 7, 2017
Renowned scientists and diplomats from across the Americas will participate in an upcoming UA conference on science diplomacy and policy, advocating for science-based policies and international research collaborations.
TLA licensing manager Amy Phillips and UA professor and inventor Chris Hessenius with the new VECSEL laser (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Jan. 20, 2017
The invention is a new kind of laser that can generate spectrally tunable light and multiple wavelengths, from the ultraviolet to the far infrared regions of the spectrum.
Researchers Peter deMenocal and Jessica Tierney examine a core of marine sediments taken off the coast of West Africa. The two used that and other marine cores to figure out the Sahara’s climate 25,000 years into the past. (Photo: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)
Jan. 18, 2017
A UA-led team has identified the climate pattern that generated a "Green Sahara" from 5,000 to 11,000 years ago. The region had 10 times the rainfall it does today.
Jan. 13, 2017
The popular annual series, free to the public, starts on Jan. 30 and will explore cutting-edge concepts in modern physics. Each lecture will be streamed live by Arizona Public Media.
Jellyfish, polyps and the like belong to a phylum called Cnidaria, one of about 30 major groups that make up the animal kingdom. (Photo: Chai Seamaker/Shutterstock)
Jan. 13, 2017
A new study by UA biologists helps explain why groups of animals differ dramatically in their number of species — and how this is related to differences in their body forms and ways of life.
Hector Zamora, a monitoring team member and doctoral candidate in the UA Department of Geosciences, at a site that was cleared in advance of the pulse flow. The willows pictured here germinated after the pulse flow. (Photo: Karl W. Flessa/UA Department of Geosciences)
Oct. 19, 2016
Two growing seasons after the 2014 engineered spring flood, the delta’s birds, plants and groundwater continue to benefit, according to a report by a binational, UA-led team.