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2 Couples Make Major Donations to Precision Health

UANews | November 20, 2014
"Medicine of the future" receives the financial support of longtime donors Bruce and Patricia Bartlett and young philanthropists Grant and Michelle Senner.

All the Way to Africa

A distant capital may host the world's next think tank. It's kind of a surprise because it's in Ethiopia.

Creating Space for Education

Tech Launch Arizona has helped UA Lunar and Planetary Lab professor Dante Lauretta rescue the OSIRIS-REx public education initiative. Lauretta, along with business partner Michael Lyon, spun off the XTRONAUT educational program.

New Platform Takes Science to the Clouds

UANews | November 24, 2014
The UA-based iPlant Collaborative will play a key role as researchers store, manage, share and analyze data on virtual computing machines hosted in a cloud-based environment.

UA's Rice Symposium Tackles 'People Question'

UANews | November 20, 2014
Event marks the anniversary of completion of the rice genome. the first genome completed for any crop plant, impacting the fields of plant biology and agriculture.

Improving Access to Libraries for All

UANews | December 8, 2014
Assisted by a $500,000 federal grant from the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, the UA's Knowledge River program is training librarians to meet the technological and cultural needs of underserved communities.

App Could Be Your Map for Solving Traffic

UANews | November 19, 2014
With Metropia’s mobile app, guided to a patent by the UA's Tech Launch Arizona, commuters can adjust their travel times and plans based on traffic-prediction and vehicle-routing technology.

Eller College's Dean Named President of UNLV

UANews | November 18, 2014
Len Jessup's selection is "a wonderful opportunity for an innovative leader," says Andrew Comrie, UA senior vice president of academic affairs and provost.

Computer Training as a Family Affair

UANews | November 18, 2014
The award-winning UA student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers teaches and reaches across generations.

Wildcat Review: Arizona Wildcats Make Us Proud

Arizona student-athletes had a momentous week with major feats of athleticism and national awards.

But did you know that kicker Casey Skowron's family came down from Phoenix for the football game against Washington, or that junior forward Brandon Ashley is recovering well from his injury?

Here's a review of some of the week's highlights and more information about your Arizona student-athletes.

Skowron's Redemption