Former UA President Henry Koffler Dies at 95; Served From 1982-1991
As the first alumnus to serve as president, he oversaw the University's ascension to the top ranks of research universities. External research funding more than tripled during his tenure.
Tucson Village Farm Receives Angel Charity Grant
Tucson Village Farm's seed-to-table mission to teach children how to prepare healthy meals from fresh foods is being supported by a grant from Angel Charity.
Hockstad Named New Leader of Tech Launch Arizona
The current assistant vice president of TLA will succeed David Allen, who is retiring effective April 28 after a six-year tenure of reinvigorating the UA's research commercialization.
Frequent 'I-Talk' May Signal Proneness to Emotional Distress
People who talk a lot about themselves are not narcissists as one might expect, but may be prone to depression, anxiety and other negative emotions, UA researchers found.
Researcher Looks at 'Digital Traces' to Help Students
Sudha Ram's research tracks students' social interactions and daily routines via their CatCard usage — and leverages that information to make predictions about freshman retention. Fast Forward, a UANews series, is examining the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.
UA Writing Program Recognized for Teaching Excellence
A national award reflects the UA’s investments in the program — including smaller class sizes — that are designed to enhance student academic and career success.
New Susan Karant-Nunn Chair to Kick Off 'Miseries of War'
The UA Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies is marking the 400th anniversary of the start of the Thirty Years' War with a series of events on "The Miseries of War."
Tucson Festival of Books to Celebrate 10th Anniversary
Attendance for the event on the UA campus, which benefits literacy programs, now exceeds 100,000, and the presenters are a who's who from literature, science and pop culture.
Laser Technology Takes Maya Archaeologists to New Places
A team of archaeologists, using LiDAR and led by UA professor Takeshi Inomata, is exploring the history and spread of settlement at the ancient Maya site of Ceibal in Guatemala.