The University of Arizona

Photo Essay: UA Training the Next Generation of STEM Specialists

This summer, 45 high school students from Tucson, Tuba City, Scottsdale, Phoenix and Nogales took part in an innovative University of Arizona program called KEYS – Keep Engaging Youth in Science. During the seven-week immersion program, the students served as interns alongside faculty members, postdoctoral students and graduate students in various UA laboratories.

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.

Arizona Facing High Fire Danger a Year After Yarnell

Photo courtesy of the Arizona Department of Health Services

The World of Computer Science

UA computer scientist Christian Collberg recently shared his experience coming into the field in an interview with Gary McGraw of Cigital, Inc. a global consulting firm specializing in software security.

UA's Mars Camera Snaps Photo of 'Opportunity' for Rover's 10th Anniversary

An image from Mars orbit taken 10 years after the launch of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the long-lived rover on its trek to a new destination on Mars.
 

UA's Megdal Elected President of National Institute

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Why Do Desert Plants Look That Way?

Saguaro National Park in Arizona. (Photo credit: Hugh Mason, via Wikipedia)

What is a Ferocactus?

Q&A: The Human-Robot Connection

Television shows, movies and books have long detailed human-robot interactions, and some of the fantastical images in popular culture decades ago are finally coming to fruition.

UA First Year Project Symposium is Growing

Maryam Tanbal has studied happiness, how people define and achieve happiness and how happiness evolves in society.

Conference Spotlights Interdisciplinary Environmental Research

“The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is the place to be for world-class, interdisciplinary research in this field. EarthWeek is vivid proof of that claim," said Karl W. Flessa, director of the UA school.

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