Report highlights UA Technology Park contributions to Pima County's economy
The Tech Park adds about $2.5 billion annually to the local economy and is one of the region's largest employment centers.
UA spinoff awarded $3M to continue research to find a cure to Valley Fever
Valley Fever Solutions Inc, a company created in 2008 by University of Arizona researches, will receive $3M from the National Institute of Health for two years of clinical trials.
Travel Fellowships awarded to two promising faculty members
The newly established George H. Davis Travel Fellowship was awarded to Emma Blake, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and to Jeff Sallaz, Assistant Professor of Sociology.
Jonathan Lunine Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
This is one of the highest national honors that a U.S. scientist can aspire to. UA now counts fourteen NAS members among its faculty.
Physical Sciences research funding is #1 among 679 universities
UA researchers in the fields of Astronomy, Planetary Sciences, Chemistry and Physics received the largest amount of funding of all the public and private Universities in the Nation.
UA offers the best Geology graduate program in the Nation
The US News ranks The University of Arizona first, tied with the University of Michigan, for offering the best Geology graduate program in the nation.
Az Researchers receive $1.5M to study the effects of vitamin D on cancer
The grant from the National Cancer Institute will support the study of the relationship between vitamin D and colon cancer.