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Pucker Up: Five Fast Facts About Mistletoe

It's the holiday symbol for romance that has sparked countless smooches.

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.

Europe's Comet Chaser Provides Test Data for UA's OSIRIS-REx Mission

In a guest column, Dante Lauretta, who is leading the UA's OSIRIS-REx NASA mission, writes about the achievement of the European Space Agency's Rosetta, which became the first mission to successfully land a spacecraft on the surface of a comet. The Philae lander detached from Rosetta on Nov. 12, landing on the comet seven hours later. The landing has made planetary exploration history, Lauretta says.

New UA Resources Examine Youth Sexual Health

Since 2010, the Crossroads Collaborative has brought together researchers from across disciplines at the UA and within in the community to generate research and writing on youth, sexuality, health and rights, commonly known as YSHR.

The Confluencenter and Being 'Confluential'

Since arriving as visiting scholar at the Confluencenter, casual conversations have more than once raised the idea of a yet-undeveloped concept: confluential.

The Role of Religion and Secularism in Public, Political Spheres

Consider the emergence and growth of ISIS, clashes in India's Gujarat state and the Supreme Court ruling on Abercrombie & Fitch's "religious bias" over the hijab — all recent headlines conjoining religion and culture.

100% Student Engagement Series: UA Student Lands Macy's Internship

The University of Arizona is committed to ensuring that every student integrates and applies learning via internships, jobs, research and other opportunities relevant to the real world. This is the fourth in a five-part UANews series detailing industry-related experiences UA students have completed.

100% Student Engagement Series: Interning in TV in D.C.

The University of Arizona is committed to ensuring that every student integrates and applies learning via internships, jobs, research and other opportunities relevant to the real world. This is the second in a five-part UANews series detailing industry-related experiences UA students have completed.

'What I Wish I Had Known as a Freshman'

Reflecting on their time as undergraduate students, three University of Arizona Regents' Professors say that collaborative work is underrated, humanities and history courses are indeed valuable, and mistakes can be a great teacher.

Doctoral Candidate Produces Cover Image for Journal

A stunning image of green fluorescent protein-expressing cancer cells intertwined with red blood vessels, containing a fluorescent dye, has brought the work of a fifth-year UA doctoral candidate into sharp focus.

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