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Study: Arizona monsoon storms fewer but more extreme

Monsoon season now brings more extreme wind and rain to central and southwestern Arizona than in the past, according to new research led by the University of Arizona. Although there are now fewer storms, the largest monsoon thunderstorms bring heavier rain and stronger winds than did the monsoon storms of 60 years ago, the scientists… Read More →

UA offers online master’s degree in cybersecurity

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The University of Arizona has launched a new online master’s degree program in cybersecurity just as a new report by Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that the cyber crime epidemic will triple the number of open cybersecurity positions over the next five years.  The Master of Science in Cybersecurity curriculum draws from the UA’s top-ranked Eller Management… Read More →

McCarthy nears completion of $22M stadium parking structure for UA

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. will top out construction on the highly anticipated, new $22 million five-level, 282,000-square-foot South Stadium Parking Structure for the University of Arizona (UA) in Tucson, Ariz., later this month. Upon completion in August, the garage will have 915 parking spaces, restoring parking spaces that have been used for campus development of… Read More →

UA researcher discovers promising treatment for hot flashes

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Naomi Rance was at work when she experienced her first hot flash. Rance, a physician and researcher at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, took note.  As it turns out, her basic scientific research on estrogen’s involvement with hot flashes may lead to a promising treatment for them.  Hot… Read More →

UA startup FishTail Technologies targets student information systems

The University of Arizona has licensed a tool to integrate student information systems and learning management systems to UA startup FishTail Technologies. The software, which simplifies the use of the University’s complex D2L curriculum management system, resulted from the inventive work of a collaborative, multi-unit team from the UA Office of Instruction and Assessment, or OIA, and University… Read More →

Arizona’s MedTech sector makes big impact on Bioscience Roadmap

Arizona’s technology community and the Bioscience Roadmap have become driving forces behind the economic success of our state. The industry plays a significant role in almost every sector of the business landscape and the work of its leaders is putting our state on the map as a nationwide contender. Two industries in which technology and… Read More →

Did University of Arizona scientists find undiscovered planetary body?

An unknown, unseen “planetary mass object” may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system, according to new research done at the University of Arizona on the orbits of minor planets to be published in the Astronomical Journal. This object would be different from — and much closer than — the so-called Planet Nine, a planet… Read More →

UA among Top 100 in World Reputation Rankings

Times Higher Education is recognizing the University of Arizona as one of the top-100 higher-education institutions in the world, ranking it as a global leader in research, education and innovation in the 2017 edition of its annual World Reputation Rankings, released Wednesday. “It’s an honor to see University of Arizona listed among the very best in… Read More →

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix granted full accreditation

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has been granted full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, or LCME. The LCME is the national accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to M.D. degrees in the United States and Canada. “Earning full accreditation is an important milestone in the evolutionary history… Read More →

UA will host special events for Asteroid Day

On Tuesday, June 27, a special presentation for Asteroid Day will feature six experts exploring the most up-to-date asteroid science. Moderated by television host Geoff Notkin from the show “Meteorite Men,” the event will bring together researchers from the University of Arizona who work at the forefront of asteroid science. Media are invited to attend,… Read More →

15 healthcare innovations that are impacting Arizona

The health of Arizona remains a concern. Arizona residents’ health is below average. The state ranks as the 29th healthiest in the nation, according to United Health Foundation’s 2016 America’s Health Rankings Annual Report. The good news is that the No. 29 ranking was an improvement over the previous year, when Arizona ranked 30th. But… Read More →

UA faculty member competes on ‘Jeopardy!’ this week

Tucker Dunn, who teaches English to language learners at the University of Arizona, will see a childhood dream become reality on Friday, June 9, when he appears on the television quiz show “Jeopardy!” Under the stage lights at Sony Pictures Studios, Dunn couldn’t help but think back to his family’s living room in Iowa, where he… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix building wins architecture award for top copper project

In 2007, Arizona was the top copper-producing state the nation, which was a pillar of the state’s early economy along with cattle, cotton, citrus and climate. Since then, Arizona’s diversifying economy has overshadowed the “Five C’s,” but copper’s influence can still be seen through project’s like the Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building at the University of… Read More →

Tucson’s economy lags behind state, experts say

Tucson’s economy will continue to expand this year and accelerate modestly in 2018, with growth coming at a pace similar to the nation, but slower than the state of Arizona. That was a key message during the University of Arizona Eller College of Management 2017 Breakfast with the Economists event at the Westin La Paloma… Read More →