Researchers at the University of Arizona have found a promising way to prevent the loss of millions of tons of crops to a fungus each year, offering the potential to dramatically improve food security, especially in developing countries.
Wildcats certainly love indulging in the University Float at Stray Dogs, 78 W. River Road.
Visit the Center for Creative Photography to explore 150 self-made contemporary photobooks, displayed on tables to allow visitors to handle, read and explore them — a first within the center’s galleries.
Margaret Kimball ’11 was on a high school Outward Bound trip from Connecticut to the Utah desert when she fell in love with its flora and fauna. When she started researching grad schools and found the UA’s MFA in visual communications, she happily headed to Tucson.
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.