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November 2018

UA Ranked in Top 25 for Research Funding

The UA’s strengths in areas like transportation research make it one of the top research universities in the country, according to a survey recently released by NSF.
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Rooftop Greenhouse Teaches, Nourishes and Empowers Students

The nation’s first student-run rooftop greenhouse with the capacity for year-round food production helps stock the UA Campus Pantry.
cancer imaging team

Stopping Cancer With a Smartphone

Using an affordable, portable device that attaches to a smartphone, a University of Arizona researcher and his collaborators hope to save lives in rural Africa.
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Lifelong Learners Pay It Forward

Alumnus and wife show Wildcat "spirit" and make gift to the College of Engineering.
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Introducing the Go To Market Initiative

Award-winning engineering design project underpins new Eller College experiential learning program centered on entrepreneurialism.
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Five Nanosecond Decision-Making: New Chip Design to Make Speedy Calculations for Researchers

Matching hardware with software can require a cluster of specialists. A University of Arizona professor is using an $820,000 DARPA grant to work with a team of researchers and industry partners on designing a new kind of chip that could do this work...
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A Life-Changing Accident Only Bolsters Future Aerospace Engineer

University of Arizona aerospace engineering student shows that determination trumps physical limitation.
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Dominic Boccelli Joins UA as New Head of Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics

Former department head Kevin Lansey welcomes civil engineering colleague.

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