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.
University of Arizona departments and programs are hosting events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which included the destruction of the USS Arizona, the American battleship to which the UA has close ties.
Dec. 7, 2016, marks the anniversary of “a date which will live in infamy,” in the words of then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The attack eventually propelled the United States into World War II.
The world was watching — and rather intently — a year ago after a black-chinned hummingbird laid two eggs in a small nest she had built on the fifth floor of the ENR2 building on the south side of campus.
Nature lovers from around the world couldn’t get enough of the nest, on which a video camera was trained, recording every movement of the mother and her two babies. A shadowbox now marks the spot.
Inside and out, the University of Arizona maintains an active and growing collection of artwork. Numerous buildings on the main campus have artistic appeal — think of the Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building with its 90-foot-tall metal ramada, the Stevie Eller Dance