The University of Arizona

National Science Foundation Director Visits Campus

UANews | February 18, 2015
France Córdova, who stopped at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and other facilities, said she planned to take examples of the UA's cutting-edge work back to Washington.

iPlant's Big Data Bridges the Atlantic

UANews | February 17, 2015
The British government is funding the new initiative, which will extend high-performance cyber-infrastructure to tackle "big data" science developed by iPlant Collaborative.

Got Planets? Smaller Stars Are Best Bet

UANews | February 17, 2015
In the search for Earth-size planets elsewhere in the Milky Way, lower-mass stars make for more promising hunting grounds, a study by UA astronomers has discovered.

College of Optical Sciences Raises $12.5M for Scholarships

UANews | February 11, 2015
James C. Wyant, founding dean of the college, committed $10 million in scholarship funds in 2013 and structured his gift to encourage the participation of others, who gave $2.5 million.

Walter Piegorsch: UA's Wizard of Odds Does the Math

UANews | February 11, 2015
Calculating uncertainty and probability? The BIO5 statistics expert has co-authored the most comprehensive statistics resource available online, with 6,000-plus articles.

Classroom of 11,000 Awaits UA Professor

UANews | February 4, 2015
Chris Impey will use a variety of tools in teaching "Astronomy: Exploring Time and Space," the University's first online collaboration with Coursera, an educational technology company. The launch of the class is Feb. 15.

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