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UA researchers land $2.27M grant to study Valley fever

Why are some people barely affected by Valley fever while others are admitted to intensive care? The search for answers to those questions is on, thanks to a $2.27 million grant awarded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health to the University of Arizona Valley Fever… Read More →

UA expert warns of challenges posed by wildland fires

Addressing congressional staff in Washington, D.C., ecologist Donald Falk warned that decades of fire suppression, coupled with drier and warmer temperatures in some regions, are leading to longer fire seasons, larger fires and greater area burned in the U.S. “The problem is not going away,” said Falk, an associate professor in the University of Arizona’s School… Read More →

University of Arizona integrates farming and technology

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Sutton Morgan owns Oasis Organics, a certified organic farm comprising roughly 2,500 acres in the Imperial Valley in the southeastern region of California. Like a growing number of farmers, Morgan is pushing sustainability first, which presents a number of challenges. Both traditional and organic farmers face labor shortages and higher production costs. “I cannot use… Read More →

Journey to the top: CRE expert goes from intern to founder of own firm

by in AZRE Magazine

Before he was 23 years old, Jon Rosenberg was actively leasing, selling and managing properties all over Arizona. He earned his real estate license while still in school at the University of Arizona in Tucson, which was also when he began his commercial real estate career, training at both CBRE as well as Tucson Realty… Read More →

UA Law launches pro bono program for Arizona inventors

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office designated the Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Clinic in the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law as Arizona’s pro bono hub to serve inventors across the state in need of legal assistance. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s pro bono program is designed to help financially under-resourced independent inventors, small businesses… Read More →

Why do CEOs of failing companies jump ship … or don’t?

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It’s a common scenario in the corporate world. A company begins to fail, and before long the CEO is out the door. Sometimes the person is asked to go, but other times it’s a voluntary move — a decision that may be driven largely by the executive’s so-called “social capital,” according to a new study… Read More →

UA Eller College names executive of the year

UA Eller College executive of the year Cathy Engelbert

Cathy Engelbert, CEO of Deloitte, will be recognized as the 2017 University of Arizona Executive of the Year on Friday, March 31. The luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 North Resort Dr., in Tucson. Engelbert is the first female CEO of Deloitte and is responsible… Read More →

We misread faces when tired, UA study reveals

After a rough night’s sleep, your ability to recognize whether those around you are happy or sad could suffer, according to a study led by a University of Arizona psychologist. The research, published in the journal Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms, found that study participants had a harder time identifying facial expressions of happiness… Read More →

UA researchers will study airport safety

Phoenix Airport - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012

Air travel has increased the potential for international transmission of infectious diseases. As increasing numbers of people travel by air, the potential risk of introduction and spread of infectious diseases by travelers is on the rise. The University of Arizona Regulatory Science Program has been awarded a contract from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,… Read More →

UA president finalist visits campus

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On Tuesday, it was announced that Dr. Robert C. Robbins is the lone finalist to succeed the University of Arizona’s current president, Ann Weaver Hart. Robbins visited the Tucson campus on Wednesday for a day of introductory meetings, which ended with an hour-long public forum. The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting… Read More →

Arizona scientists play key role in NASA’s new Webb telescope

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

The next generation of space telescopes will launch next year, and two Arizona scientists helped create critical instruments attached to the telescope that they hope will detect the beginnings of the universe. The James Webb Space Telescope will launch from French Guinea, the culmination of a joint venture between NASA, the European Space Agency, the… Read More →

UA becomes 1st Adobe Creative campus in the West

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The University of Arizona entered an agreement with Adobe to provide its student body the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud software, making the institution the company’s first West Coast Adobe Creative Campus. With this agreement Adobe will make a $100,000 gift to the UA to support a planned student success district that will encompass… Read More →

UA Eller College expanding in downtown Phoenix

Ten years after the University of Arizona Eller College of Management entered the Phoenix market to offer an evening Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, the top-ranked business school is expanding its presence in downtown Phoenix with more opportunities for Valley organizations and professionals. The increased presence of the Eller College in Phoenix aligns with… Read More →

UA Center for Integrative Medicine receives $1M gift

Thanks to a $1 million commitment from Iris Cantor, a lifelong philanthropist, the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine will develop new curricula, train a new generation of integrative health professionals and empower individuals and communities to optimize health and well-being through the establishment of the Iris Cantor Research and Innovation Fund. An advocate… Read More →