A worldwide collaboration has won a highly competitive award from the National Science Foundation to develop new ways of processing unprecedented amounts of data in real time.
A UA-led team studied the natural temperature archives stored in coral and found the ocean around the Galápagos Islands has been warming since the 1970s.
The supereruption 74,000 years ago did not trigger major environmental disruption that caused human populations in East Africa to decline, UA geoscientists say.
In the final installment of the College of Science lecture series, the UA's Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. explains what defines big data, what its future holds and what it means for higher education.
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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

Humanizing the Future in a Digital World
The UA College of Humanities is exploring the intersection of technology and the humanities, focusing on the vital role of human context and perspective in guiding digital innovations.
Enzyme's Movement May Be Key to New Cancer Drugs
Moving correctly is crucial for a kinase enzyme, a UA-led research team discovered. The finding may present new avenues for developing drugs for cancer and other diseases.
Startup Licenses UA Spectrometer for Chemical Analysis
A team of researchers at the UA College of Optical Sciences has invented a new breed of spectrometer capable of rapidly analyzing the chemical makeup of materials. Their first target market: natural products and pharmaceuticals.
New Haury Grant Centers on Habitat Restoration
The winning La Siembra project involves the community in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of an urban farm on the vacant site of the former Julia Keen Elementary School.
Researcher Uses 'Shotgun Sequencing' to Study Microorganisms
With her love of genomics and computer programming, researcher Bonnie Hurwitz works in metagenomics, or the sequencing of the whole communities of microorganisms within a sample.

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.

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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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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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