Thirty UA Honors students spent spring break working to improve public health in Denver, housing security in Los Angeles and food sovereignty in Whiteriver, Arizona.
Asthma, the most prevalent childhood disease, affects more than 278 million people worldwide and predisposes people to a range of serious consequences later in life. Yet current approved therapies address only symptoms and do not halt disease progression.
The future of medicine is here: Groundbreaking work at the University of Arizona Health Sciences soon will reshape the way our health is measured. Instead of blood tests, devices that can be worn or implanted will tell how healthy we are.
Researchers at the UA’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health have developed and launched a crowd-sourcing mobile app called Kidenga to help track Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases.
UA entomologist Justin Schmidt created the Schmidt Sting Pain Index after years of trying to get stung by nearly every fearsome insect on the planet. He details the results in his book “The Sting of the Wild.”
The University of Arizona enjoys a reputation for having a beautiful campus along with a great setting and ideal weather. At a time in the spring when much of the country is still covered in snow, students can stroll to class in flip-flops under a grove of citrus trees in fragrant bloom.
Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., who has traveled into orbit and who ushered NASA into a new era of space exploration, is the University of Arizona’s 2017 commencement speaker.
Gabrielle Jehle looks forward to creating sustainable environments for Tucson after her graduation in May. Jehle is a master’s candidate in the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, and the program’s combination of mentorship and hands-on learning has prepared and inspired her to give back to her community.
Dr. Robert Clayton Robbins has been named as the finalist to become the 22nd president of the University of Arizona by the Arizona Board of Regents.
Picture yourself hitchhiking on a history-making, seven-year space mission.
You departed on Sept. 8, 2016. Your vehicle, called OSIRIS-REx, has solar panels for electricity. On your trip, you can share photos taken with the world’s finest set of space cameras, all made at the UA.