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Valley Fever can lay you low. Diamondbacks outfielder Conor Jackson missed most of the 2009 season because of valley fever – the same disease that weakened the bones of basketball pro and former Wildcat Loren Woods, resulting in injury and surgery.
There’s a lot more to geography than mapping and GPS. The holistic discipline traces back to the ancient Greeks, exploring both the social sciences and physical sciences. At the University of Arizona, the School of Geography and Development has a unique focus on social justice.
As associate director of K-12 education at the University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2 facility, Matt Adamson gets to work with students and educators of all ages. Join us as Adamson takes us on a tour of this unique facility and explains some of the history, the community connections and the big science going on at Biosphere 2.View YouTube - "Big Science at Biosphere 2"In Matt Adamson’s words:
Hidden rocks can spell disaster for even the most skilled snowboarder. For Alana Nichols, an icon of courage and excellence in Paralympic sports, that disaster came not just once, but twice.
The University of Arizona played a significant role in the first-ever Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture...
John G. Hildebrand, Regents' Professor of Neuroscience in the College of Science at the University of Arizona, has been elected foreign secretary of the National Academy of Sciences, making him one of the highest ranking executives in the academy.
During a recent visit to Oman and the United Arab Emirates, UA President Ann Weaver Hart met with influential leaders and UA alumni to discuss existing and potential partnerships.
The UA selected to participate Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative, which aims to expand higher education access and study abroad exchanges.
Bet you didn’t know ZonaZoo is more than just a pack of rambunctious Wildcats squished like sardines.“Regardless of whether you’re a sports fan or not, there is something for everyone in ZonaZoo and you can make a difference on campus” says Luis Mariscal, ZonaZoo’s Community Outreach Director.
Dante Lauretta, who is leading the UA's OSIRIS-REx NASA mission, talks about what it takes to reach an asteroid and how an electric guitar is helping with the mission.