Campus Science & Tech News
Updated: 6 days 17 hours ago
Katarena Matos wants to merge water policy with science to make a positive impact on her community.
Finals Survival Week, which runs through May 12, features slippery water slides, massages, and time with therapy dogs. This year, UA computer science and electrical engineering major Mark Omo demonstrated a ground-to-ground drone delivery sponsored by Coca-Cola.
A unique course and project with Arizona Public Media results in a magazine for the UA School of Journalism and stories on TV for “Arizona Illustrated."
Whether harvesting energy from power lines or nuts from farms, 100 teams of seniors in the UA College of Engineering offered their designs for improving products and cutting costs.
Dante Lauretta of the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory is interviewed, as part of last week's final opportunity for outsiders to see and photograph the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft before its scheduled launch Sept. 8. The spacecraft will be transported from Colorado to Florida later this month.
UA astronomers have taken a big step forward in understanding the evolution of planetary systems, using echoes of light to determine the distance from a star to the inner wall of its surrounding planet-forming disk.
UA undergraduate researcher Alison Comrie was honored by the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Lt. Col. Matthew F. Dabkowski,who is completing his UA doctorate in systems and industrial engineering, has received an Omar N. Bradley Officer Research Fellowship.
Tech Launch Arizona, the UA's commercialization arm, honors those whose work directly affects the quality of life through research, collaboration and innovation.
The University pledges a renewed commitment as the APLU releases guidelines.
UA School of Journalism students will use drone videography and 360-degree virtual reality reporting to study issues along the U.S. northern and southern border regions.
Doctors could relieve the symptoms of acute depression in a fraction of the time required for current therapies. The new technology was invented by a collaborative team that included two UA professors.
UA professors Karletta Chief and Paloma Beamer have led an investigation of the environmental and social effects of the Gold King Mine toxic spill on the Navajo community.
Two UA geoscientists conducted before-and-after studies of how the severe 2011 Las Conchas forest fire in New Mexico affected short- and long-term erosion rates.
The work of Feryal Ozel, who is fascinated by neutron stars and black holes, is all about getting a look at the most alien and bizarre objects in the universe.
Two years in the making, "Beyond the Mirage" reveals new technologies and challenges old ideas, calling on the expertise of a number of UA researchers. The film's premiere is scheduled for Friday night on PBS 6 in Tucson.
Chris Impey, a University Distinguished Professor of Astronomy, will oversee the college's recruitment and engagement.
Engineering professor Larry Head has developed technology enabling vehicles of all types to communicate with traffic signals and with one another, for safer and less-congested roads.
UA professor Beth Mitchneck makes recommendations for increasing the representation and advancement of female professors in STEM fields, saying that the conditions under which they work must be improved.
The awards highlight the recognized role of UA faculty in addressing the national interest through advanced optics technologies.