The University of Arizona

At the UA, It's Earth Day All Week Long

UANews | April 14, 2011
Coordinated by the UA's Office of Sustainability, special events include a lecture series, Campus Arboretum tours, open houses, exhibits, film screenings and more. Earth Day is April 22.

UA Scholarship Honors Fallen Soldier

UANews | April 13, 2011
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.

UA Math Center Receives National Award

UANews | April 13, 2011
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.

Desert Plant Seeds Added to International Vault

UANews | April 11, 2011
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 Student to Present Mars Finding at Nation's Capitol

UANews | April 11, 2011
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.

What Sea Squirts Can Teach Us About the Heart

UANews | April 8, 2011
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.