$3M grant to improve robots cognitive awareness
Paul Cohen and Ian Fasel of the University of Arizona School of Information: Science, Technology, and Arts won a five-year, $3 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
UA alumnus awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics
The award honors Prof. Brian P. Schmidt contributions to the 1998 discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe (photo by: Belinda Pratten, Australian National University)
The Link Between Dust Storms and Valley Fever
Dr. Andrew Comrie, a UA climatologist, explains the link between dust storms and valley fever, which is caused by a soil fungus (photo by: Daniel Bryant).
UA Scorpion Antivenom Collaboration Gains FDA Approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an antivenom produced in Mexico and tested in clinical trials conducted through the University of Arizona to treat the effects of a scorpion sting.
UA Osirix-REx project wins NASA competition
NASA has selected the University of Arizona to lead a mission to return samples of pristine organic material. The mission will also study the feasibility to deflect asteroids away from earth orbits.
Pioneer of infrared astronomy elected to the National Academy of Science
George Rieke, a Regents' Professor of Astronomy and deputy director of the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
IMAX movie screen-size solar panels
36 massive solar panels, each about the size of an IMAX movie screen and towering up to about 50 feet off the ground on dual-axis pedestals, will track the sun at the UA Tech Park.
A one hour documentary chronicles a five-year research project of the Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo
The altarpiece, part of the University of Arizona Museum of Art collection, consists of 26 fifteenth century Spanish paintings. Photos by R. LaPrelle (l) and Kimbell Conservation Department (r)
Travel Fellowship awarded to School of Architecture Assistant Professor
The George H. Davis Travel Fellowship was awarded to Beth Weinstein to attend the "Prague Quadrennial (PQ11) of Performance Design and Space".