Antarctica's ice loss has accelerated in the last five years, reports an international research team that includes a UA geoscientist.
UA junior Taite Nazifi has been working in the remote village of Longo Mai, gathering ideas for a web application to support river conservation efforts.
The findings, published in the Astrophysical Journal, may provide insights into the birth of our own solar system.
Geochemical analyses of ancient turquoise artifacts refute long-held claims that it was imported to Mexico from the U.S.

UA Science: A Place of Discovery and Innovation

Joaquin Ruiz, DeanThe University of Arizona College of Science brings together globally prominent faculty in disciplines at the core of scientific inquiry and education. One of the largest colleges at the University of Arizona, we are a nexus of award-winning programs that encourage both independent and collaborative-driven research. Our academic departments, schools and research units encompass the range of physical, mathematical, environmental, cognitive and life sciences. UA Science is among the most powerful and prolific academic research centers in the world, recognized and rewarded for the unparalleled caliber of our achievements. With over 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, we are an integrative learning institution, where accomplished faculty and next-generation scientists engage side-by-side in groundbreaking research. Our scientists and students also share their knowledge with the local and broader community through extensive outreach and public service initiatives. Our mission is to encourage the aggressive pursuit of research excellence, to support novel teaching and outreach programs and to create economic opportunities for our community.

Joaquin Ruiz, Dean

Does Rain Follow the Plow?
There are many factors that play a role in whether or not it rains, and UA researchers say human activity such as cultivating agricultural fields may be one of them.
UA Scientists Gear Up to 'Touch the Sun'
Researchers in the UA Lunar and Planetary Lab are eagerly awaiting the launch of the Parker Solar Probe, the first attempt to get close to the sun and study the solar wind at its source.
UA Breaks Technology Commercialization Records
The UA has met or surpassed expectations in technology commercialization for the fiscal year 2018, as Tech Launch Arizona continues to enhance the impact of UA research for the public.
Astronomers Uncover Clues to the Star that Wouldn't Die
Data obtained by a clever technique that can detect light echoes hint at why Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive star in the Milky Way, erupted like a supernova, yet survived.
Queen Bees and the Microbial Fountain of Youth
UA students hope honey bees can serve as model systems to discover clues about how genetics, gut bacteria and diet influence aging in humans.

Workplace Climate Committee

The mission of the committee is to help foster a positive and inclusive work environment in the College of Science where all individuals – faculty, staff, and students – feel welcomed and respected, and that their opinions are valued.


Undergraduate Research

The research opportunities available to UA Science undergraduates make this college a smart choice for students who want to grow academically, socially, and intellectually.


Tucson: Science Lives Here

UA Science invites you to experience telescopes atop of Tucson's highest peak, a century-old ecological laboratory and the world-class attraction, Biosphere 2.


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