The University of Arizona

Tumamoc's Walking Docent Training Starts Saturday

UANews | February 6, 2012
UA Science: Tumamoc is looking for people who are interested in science and want to share their excitement, knowledge and skills by volunteering to become "walking docents" at Tumamoc Hill. The training sessions are free, and the first one is Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.

$4.5M Endowed Gift Supports UA Rangeland Research

UANews | February 3, 2012
The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation recognizes ranching's central importance to Arizona and has demonstrated its commitment to the state's rangelands – and the UA's research and extension efforts in this field – through a $4.5 million endowed gift.

Professor Credits UA Surgery/Cardio Team in Bypass Recovery

UANews | February 3, 2012
UA professor Richard Michod is three months into his recovery from bypass surgery, and fresh from sailing in the Virgin Islands – a trip he was able to make thanks to a pioneering, minimally invasive, robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass graft procedure offered at The University of Arizona Medical Center.

UA Astronomer Earns National Education Honors

UANews | February 1, 2012
Astronomy Camp, run by UA Steward Observatory's Don McCarthy, has introduced students and others to science for 25 years. The American Astronomical Society has recognized McCarthy and his efforts with its annual education award.

Blowing Up Stars

UANews | January 31, 2012
For his discoveries about the lives and deaths of stars, the exotic physics of black holes and the origin of chemical elements, UA Regents' Professor David Arnett has been honored with the Henry Norris Russell Lectureship by the American Astronomical Society.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Abound at UA

UANews | January 30, 2012
The UA offers many opportunities for undergraduate students to get involved in cutting-edge scientific research. "Now is the time to apply for research during the summer," said Glenda Gentile, director of the UA College of Science's Office of Undergraduate Research.