The University of Arizona

UA Tech Park Has Major Regional Impact

UANews | March 5, 2015
The park is one of the largest employment centers in the Tucson region, hosting 45 companies and organizations that employ nearly 6,500 skilled workers.

Laser Day Lights Up Young Crowd

UANews | March 4, 2015
The UA College of Optical Sciences' annual STEM outreach event showcased optics applications in communications, health, energy, agriculture and education.

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu

UANews | March 4, 2015
Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, and only on 3/14/15 (3.1415) could it get maximum attention. But that's just one of many reasons to attend the UA's Science City.

Leading the Way on Never Settle: Jon Dudas

When Jon Dudas first went to work for the U.S. government, his plan was to stay in Washington, D.C., for just two years. Two quickly turned into 15 and Dudas ultimately left his government career in 2009, having served the previous five years as undersecretary of commerce for intellectual property and director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Banner – University Medicine to Transform Care

UANews | March 2, 2015
New chapter in academic medicine represents a pivotal outcome of Never Settle, the UA's strategic plan, and continues a long-standing affiliation with Banner Health in Arizona. "This merger ... will benefit the entire state," said UA President Ann Weaver Hart.

'Body Smart Day' at UA

The University of Arizona observed National Eating Disorders Awareness Week with its own Body Smart Day, which was Feb. 25.  

Hot Spots, Cold Spots: When Temperature Goes Quantum

UANews | March 5, 2015
A UA-led collaboration has discovered that temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene, a material that has scientists sizzling with excitement.

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.

Making Life Better for Kids With Asthma

UANews | February 27, 2015
Collaborative health care may help pediatric asthma patients and their families understand their medication and better manage the disease.