The University of Arizona

School of Anthropology Celebrates Centennial

UANews | February 20, 2015
With the renowned Arizona State Museum as its centerpiece, the UA program is consistently ranked in the nation's top five and includes four Regents' Professors.

Best View Yet of a Young Planet's Dusty Home

UANews | February 19, 2015
The new images show a complex structure in the inner disk, previously unexplored in visible light. These allow astronomers to study the structure of the dust disk closer to the star than before.

UA's Efforts Address National STEM Demand

UANews | February 18, 2015
New approaches are in place to maintain students' interest in STEM and support them to degree completion. Active-learning teaching methods and re-engineered instructional spaces are part of the strategy.

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.

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.

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.

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