Researchers report the discovery of the brightest quasar in the early universe, powered by the most massive black hole yet known at that time.
Bluebird mothers are uniquely positioned to be a bridge between current environmental conditions and the traits of their offspring.
A four-inch increase in sea levels from New York to Newfoundland occurred in 2009 and 2010 because ocean circulation changed, reports a UA-led team.
From cancer research to disaster relief, from engineering bridges to playing a poker hand, virtually every conceivable process is a game of odds.
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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

A New Method for Forecasting Hurricane Season
Damages from U.S. hurricanes between 1970 and 2002 ran to $57 billion, and UA scientists say that better seasonal predictions can help with emergency preparedness.
Galaxy Clusters Formed as 'Fireworks'
Observations with UA observatories in Arizona and space observatories reveal glimpses into how today’s galaxies came to be. Using one-of-a-kind instrumentation, astronomers were able to study large numbers of "mystery galaxies."
Nobel Laureates Say UA Scientists Paved Way
Longtime connections to the 2014 recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine bring four of the world's leading brain researchers to campus in celebration of several milestones.
TLA Hosts Leaders in Tech Commercialization
In the evolving field of "tech transfer," the UA's Tech Launch Arizona is positioned at the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth.
Nobel Recipients to Celebrate UA Brain Science
Pioneering scholars with long-standing ties to UA faculty members Lynn Nadel and Carol Barnes will visit campus this week to inaugurate the Center for Innovation in Brain Science.

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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