The University of Arizona

Philippines Surgical Medical Mission Includes UA Anesthesiology Team

Apollo 11: Reaching for the Moon

This guest column is part of a two-part blog series on UA's involved in the Apollo 11 mission. Also read "Apollo 11: Remembering One of the Most Important Moments in Human History." The package is part of UANews coverage on the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's historic involvement with NASA missions.

Apollo 11: Remembering One of the Most Important Moments in Human History

This guest column is part of a two-part blog series on UA's involved in the Apollo 11 mission. Also read "Apollo 11: Reaching for the Moon." The package is part of UANews coverage on the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's historic involvement with NASA missions.

Tips for Preventing Wildfires

As people are gearing up for Fourth of July celebrations, and Arizona remembers the Yarnell Hill Fire a year later, it's important to be reminded of the high fire risk throughout much of the state.

Arizona Facing High Fire Danger a Year After Yarnell

Photo courtesy of the Arizona Department of Health Services

Strengthening Indigenous Language Education in the Americas

In the Americas, an estimated 243 indigenous languages are still spoken, with 68 being spoken in Mexico alone. 

The Life of a Fulbright Scholar

In the words of the Fulbright Program, its global mission is "to increase mutual understanding between people of the U.S. and people of other countries through exchange."

Women's History Month: Esteemed UA Researchers, Scholars

In honor of Women’s History Month, we're highlighting University of Arizona women whose achievements have had a lasting impact on the campus and beyond.

In this five-part series, we're sharing stories about several important and influential women – students and employees – whose contributions have helped shape the UA.

February 2014: Month in Review

February was a strong month of innovation and discovery at the UA.

Researchers have helped developed tiny power generators able to convert the motion of a beating heart into electrical energy, the College of Optical Sciences received its largest gift for scholarships, a  faculty member earned a Noble Peace Prize nomination and the University announced a major milestone: the freshman-to-sophomore retention rate for ethnic minorities enrolled full time at the UA has surpassed 80 percent for the first time.

Here are some of the top new stories for the month:

February's 28 Days Explained

Why does February have only 28 days? Blame the Romans. Well, we can blame them for at least part of the reason.

Pages