Professor emeritus Wayne Wymore, who in 1960 founded the world's first academic department of systems engineering at the University of Arizona, died Feb. 24 at age 84. His wake will take place Sunday, Feb. 27, in Tucson.
UA anthropology professor Vance Holliday and doctoral student Joshua Reuther were part of a University of Alaska team that uncovered a structure dating back more than 11,000 years. Their story appears in the current issue of the journal Science.
UA professor Walter W. Piegorsch is one of the first in the nation to gain professional statistician accreditation from the American Statistical Association – a benchmark for the new Graduate Interdisciplanary Program in statistics housed at the BIO5 Institute.
Two sheets of paper, a few strips of sticky tape and two paper clips – that's all UA engineering students had to build a high-soaring paper airplane. The Flight Design Challenge was part of this year's Engineering Week.