The University of Arizona

At the Intersection of Art and Science

The elegance and beauty of science as expressed in art was the basis for the second annual Art of Planetary Science exhibition, hosted Oct. 17-19 at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory on the University of Arizona campus. More than 200 works from 84 artists and scientists were on display. The award of Best in Show went to UA visiting artist Cui Jing, whose spectrum of daytime photos of sheets of white paper, placed in the open air of Tucson and Hangzhow, China, revealed a stark difference in the environment of the two cities.

Art Professor Creates New World of Awareness

UANews | October 22, 2014
Ellen McMahon grew up in a home where science and art often collided — and is both an artist and a biologist. Now she wants her UA students to be environmentally sensitive and to see the difference their work can make.

AZPM Wins Record 15 Emmy Awards

UANews | October 21, 2014
Public broadcaster garners more awards than any other broadcaster in southern Arizona — and more than any other public broadcaster in the state.

New Radio Telescope Ready to Probe

UANews | October 20, 2014
The UA is the only university in the continental U.S. with one, and the state-of-the-art system has received first "light."

Ebola Not Just a Matter for Medicine

UANews | October 20, 2014
Engineers also bring considerable expertise to the detection and prevention of infectious diseases, UA faculty members say.

The Man Behind the UA's Presence in Mexico

UANews | October 20, 2014
Binational partnerships are a natural for José Lever, director of the University's office in Mexico City, who has built strong ties on both sides of the border.

UA Breaks Ground on Downtown Phoenix Project

UANews | October 16, 2014
New facility will follow the Health Sciences Education Building, which opened in 2012 and houses health education for both the UA and Northern Arizona University.

Why Companies and Schools Must Partner for STEM Education

My passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the STEM fields, began in my youth in Lima, Peru.

UA's Eller College Announces $6M in Gifts

UANews | October 16, 2014
Pledge from Shamrock Foods and its chairman, UA alumnus Norm McClelland, will establish the McClelland Family Endowment for Faculty Excellence at the University.

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