According to a new report from the National Academy of Sciences, or NAS, many employers, especially in high tech, say the most important skills for career success are critical thinking, communication, teamwork and the ability to be a lifelong learner. In fact, in one study done at Google, managers ranked such “soft skills” as the most valuable, while technical subject-matter skills ranked last.
After an almost two-year journey through space, NASA’s asteroid sampling spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, caught its first glimpse of asteroid Bennu on Aug. 17 and began the final approach toward its target.
When new director Anne Breckenridge Barrett arrived on the job in January, the University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography was in the middle of an exhibition pairing contemporary landscapes by Mark Klett with classic landscapes by Ansel Adams.
University of Arizona President Emeritus Henry Koffler, who led the UA as president from 1982-1991 and oversaw its rise to the top ranks of major research universities, died March 10, 2018. He was 95. Koffler is survived by Phyllis (Pierson) Koffler, his wife of more than 71 years.