For the first time, UA astronomers used echoes of light to determine the distance from a star to the inner wall of its surrounding planet-forming disk of dust and gas.
Initiatives aim to measure global warming’s impact on high seas and deep currents with increasing scope and quality using the Argo floats.
A UA researcher and her colleagues found a lull in Caribbean hurricanes during the Golden Age of Piracy corresponds to a low in sunspot activity.
UA researcher Julie Miller believes birds can help us understand the genetics behind language problems associated with Parkinson's disease.
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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

Three UA Researchers Earn NSF CAREER Grants
With more than $2 million in new funding, Erika Eggers, John Jewett and Weigang Wang will uncover new science and technology and share it with the community.
Four Questions: Hey, How About This Summer Weather?
Christopher Castro, a UA associate professor of atmospheric science, talks about Arizona's unique weather-related phenomena in our feature "Four Questions."
Steward Observatory Aids Discovery of Eye of Horus
Named for the sacred eye of an ancient Egyptian goddess, it offers a unique opportunity to probe the fundamental physics of galaxies and add to our understanding of cosmology.
UA Licenses Scholarship-Matching Software
Seven years ago, the University undertook the creation of an online service to save students time and increase their ability to find scholarships. Now that technology, Scholarship Universe, has been licensed to a Phoenix company through the assistance of Tech Launch Arizona.
Organic Semiconductor Research Could Boost Electronics
A team of UA researchers in engineering and chemistry, with two women as principal investigators, has received a three-year, $590,000 NSF award.

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.

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K-12 Education

Science and math-focused camps and workshops are available for K-12 students—each designed to deliver research experience through hands-on activity.

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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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