Susie Tipton was using the Internet to look up information about her late husband's military unit when she came upon a site about a UA scholarship created in his memory. Tipton said the scholarship is an honorable memorial.
The UA's Math Center has won a major award for exemplary achievement. The center has had a marked impact on student interest in math, as the number of mathematics majors at the UA has more than doubled since 2004.
The UA's Desert Legumes Program has stored part of its collection in the vast underground Svalbard Global Seed Vault near the North Pole. DELEP is one of only three U.S. agencies given access to the Norwegian vault.
UA geophysics senior Lujendra Ojha is one of two students in Arizona invited to share research with government, foundation and organization officials during the Posters on the Hill event held in Washington D.C. this month.
Scientists and clinicians at the UA are working together to develop better diagnostics and therapies to manage heart defects in newborns. An obscure filter-feeding sea animal holds the promise of helping them unravel the complex mechanisms underlying heart formation and develop new diagnostics for congenital heart defects.