The University of Arizona

UA Poverty Field Workshop Presents Its Findings

UANews | May 22, 2015
In a seven-week survey of eight high-poverty Tucson neighborhoods, students found that many of the poor are employed and not receiving assistance.

A Light Touch for Museum Artwork

UANews | May 21, 2015
As museums explore new lighting technologies to enhance viewing without damaging artwork, a UA team is developing an LED system that draws from the world of optical science.

Students Aid Developing Countries

UANews | May 19, 2015
Students participating in Global Medical Brigades at the UA travel over spring and summer breaks to other countries to provide basic health care. The students come from a variety of backgrounds and majors.

Three UA Students Among Goldwater Scholars

UANews | May 19, 2015
Undergraduate researchers Alison Comrie, Travis Sawyer and Jeannie Wilkening have been selected as national Goldwater Scholars for their study in STEM-related fields.

Innovative Writing Program Helps High Schools

UANews | May 11, 2015
Wildcat Writers pairs Arizona high school students and their teachers with UA composition instructors and students — an embodiment of the University's land-grant mission.

The Future Is Now at Engineering Design Day

UANews | May 6, 2015
An engineer with Tucson Electric Power calls it "the most exciting event I attend all year." Interdisciplinary collaboration and enthusiastic corporate support are hallmarks of the UA's annual competition.