Olympics Interns Share Sochi Experiences
Three UA students recently returned from Sochi, Russia, where they worked as NBCUniversal interns at the Winter Olympics. The opportunity gave them valuable hands-on experience outside the classroom, which is a key goal of the University's "100 percent student engagement" initiative.
UA Regents' Professor Elected as Foreign Secretary of National Academy of Sciences
John Hildebrand, Regents' Professor of Neuroscience, will help build and maintain partnerships with science academies across the world. Hildebrand was selected for the position based on his extensive experience in the global science community, his outstanding scientific contributions and his service to the academy.
A Small Step Toward Discovering Habitable Earths
For the first time, UA astronomers have used the same imaging technology found in digital cameras to take a picture of a planet far from our solar system with an Earth-based telescope. The accomplishment is a small step toward the technology astronomers will need in order to identify planets suitable for harboring life.
Turning Tucson Green: UA Student-Run Composting Program Partners With City
Compost Cats, a UA student-run organization, has partnered with the city of Tucson to reduce food waste in area landfills, improve air quality, address climate change and help improve food safety.
Dennis DeConcini Reflects on 18 Years in U.S. Senate
During a reception to recognize former U.S. Sen. Dennis DeConcini's donation of 15 presidential letters to the UA, he reflected on his 18 years in Congress. Some of the letters from DeConcini, a 1963 graduate of the UA's James E. Rogers College of Law, are featured in a new exhibit at UA Special Collections.