The University of Arizona

Archaeologists Discover Maya 'Melting Pot'

UANews | March 23, 2015
UA archaeologists working in Guatemala have unearthed new information about the Maya civilization's transition from a mobile, hunter-gatherer lifestyle to a sedentary way of life.

New UA Program to Explore Buddhism

UANews | March 17, 2015
In light of the rise of Asian economies and markets and the adoption of Buddhist practices in the Western region of the world, the UA is launching a program in Buddhist studies.

UA to Host Hackathon on Immigration

UANews | March 17, 2015
Free, three-day event will bring together computer programmers, Web designers, journalists, nonprofits and community members for data analysis of issues.

Grad Student Named Diplomacy and Diversity Fellow

UANews | March 17, 2015
The UA's Robert Alvarez, a Peace Corps alumnus who is pursuing a career in foreign policy, will participate in an intensive program about international relations and global diversity.

NSF Division Director Sizes Up UA's STEM Initiatives

UANews | March 11, 2015
Susan Singer, who leads the agency's Division of Undergraduate Education, spoke about national STEM priorities and learned about the UA's aggressive approach.

'Z-Factor' to Explore Sleep, Learning Link

UANews | March 11, 2015
A new National Science Foundation-funded project at the UA addresses two critical issues: the sleeping habits of students in elementary school and the need to drive greater interest in STEM subjects.