The University of Arizona

Celebrating Black History Every Day

What year was President Barack Obama's first inauguration? 2009.

What is the name of Jada Pinkett-Smith's band? Wicked Wisdom. 

In 1863, who issued the Emancipation Proclamation symbolically freeing all slaves? Abraham Lincoln. Two years later marked the beginning of Juneteenth, which is now the oldest known event established to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S.

Measuring 'Hearing Flexibility'

I am fascinated by the act of communicating with speech. 

Fellow Prepares for 'Best Decade' of Life

Photo: John de Dios/UANews

Startup Aspirant Combines Business, Aerospace Engineering

Photo courtesy of Andrew Granatstein

How to Build Your Best Resume

For the modern employee, the traditional resume no longer works.

ARS Tribute to Honor Late UA Alumnus

Jeffry Jahn (Photo: Chris Richards)

For decades, University of Arizona alumnus Jeffry Jahn's energy and passion for choral arts inspired his singers and audiences alike.

Pigeons Present Public Health Concerns

Pigeon playing in Main Gate Fountain.
Gif by Bob Demers/UANews

Spock's Humanity Was Nimoy's Gift

What does it mean to be human? This question has inspired philosophers, artists and scientists for a long, long time.

Leonard Nimoy's death reminds us of his answers to this question through his beloved work on "Star Trek," and beyond.

Technology Changes Everything and Nothing

In less than two decades, the Internet and digital content have transformed our lives and how we access information. We crave bandwidth and computer speed and even exponential progress is insufficient to keep up with demand.

Nobel Lesson: Investment Fosters Global Achievement

I learned how to be a neuroscientist from many people, including my post-doctorate mentor John O'Keefe, a professor at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and the Department of Anatomy at University College London.

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