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2020

Judith Su wearing a white labcoat and smiling behind a complicated array of sensors.

A Tiny Circular Racetrack for Light Can Rapidly Detect Single Molecules

Biomedical engineering and optical sciences professor Judith Su writes about her supersensitive sensor technology for The Conversation U.S.
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College Names First Craig M. Berge Dean’s Fellows

Six researchers will advance research in areas including quantum communications, groundwater remediation and wearable biomedical devices.
Headshots of Kathie Melde and Mark Van Dyke

New Leadership Reinforces Commitment to Ensuring Diversity and Growing Research Enterprise

It’s all about listening, inclusion and collaboration for the college’s newest associate deans.
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Lundin Family Giving $2M to UArizona Mining and Mineral Resources Programs With Challenge That Could Bring Millions More

The $2 million initial gift, plus a $2.5 million challenge grant, is helping the university upgrade facilities, provide financial support to students and work toward an interdisciplinary school of mining engineering and mineral resources.
Jennifer Barton

Jennifer Barton Named Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Chair

BIO5 director will foster interdisciplinary research and education efforts in bioengineering.
A young man wearing a face mask sits behind a monitor, surrounded by technology on a plane.

ACTIVATE Makes a Careful Return to Flight

Chemical and environmental engineering professor Armin Sorooshian continues leading a multimillion dollar NASA mission from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Screenshot of President Robert C. Robbins in a Zoom meeting

NASA Takes Virtual Tour of Mini-Labs for Studying Asteroids

The pandemic on Earth doesn’t stop progress in space as researchers present their work on $3M STEM-engagement project.
A spacecraft above an asteroid's terrain (artist's impression).

OSIRIS-REx Successfully Touches Asteroid Bennu in Sample Grab

Ten years after NASA selected UArizona to lead the OSIRIS-REx mission, the spacecraft successfully completed its most treacherous and rewarding task: sample collection.

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