The gift is one of the largest in the history of the foundation and the University and will support scientific and cultural studies in the environment, social justice and the Southwest.
The engineered spring flood brought water to previously dry reaches of the lower Colorado River.
Like galactic storm chasers, UA astronomers are discovering how clouds and weather systems change over time on other worlds.
To highlight the 10th anniversary of the Huygens landing, the European Space Agency (ESA) published a movie showing the landing in more detail than ever.
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UA Science: A Place of Discovery and Innovation

Joaquin Ruiz, DeanThe University of Arizona College of Science brings together globally prominent faculty in disciplines at the core of scientific inquiry and education. One of the largest colleges at the University of Arizona, we are a nexus of award-winning programs that encourage both independent and collaborative-driven research. Our academic departments, schools and research units encompass the range of physical, mathematical, environmental, cognitive and life sciences. UA Science is among the most powerful and prolific academic research centers in the world, recognized and rewarded for the unparalleled caliber of our achievements. With over 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, we are an integrative learning institution, where accomplished faculty and next-generation scientists engage side-by-side in groundbreaking research. Our scientists and students also share their knowledge with the local and broader community through extensive outreach and public service initiatives. Our mission is to encourage the aggressive pursuit of research excellence, to support novel teaching and outreach programs and to create economic opportunities for our community.

Joaquin Ruiz, Dean

'Slow Motion at the Speed of Light'
New technology, the result of a collaboration between the UA and UCLA, provides real-time monitoring of streaming video to optimize network traffic.
UA Appoints Director of New Defense and Security Institute
Austin Yamada will start on April 6 and bring more than 35 years of experience in national security in government, industry and academia.
Eggs With Attitude: The Behavior of Bluebirds
The UA's Renée Duckworth and her co-authors report how mother birds influence the behavior of their male chicks while they are still in the egg, shaping where they will live.
National Science Foundation Director Visits Campus
France Córdova, who stopped at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and other facilities, said she planned to take examples of the UA's cutting-edge work back to Washington.
Best View Yet of a Young Planet's Dusty Home
The new images show a complex structure in the inner disk, previously unexplored in visible light. These allow astronomers to study the structure of the dust disk closer to the star than before.

Undergraduate Research

The research opportunities available to UA Science undergraduates make this college a smart choice for students who want to grow academically, socially, and intellectually.

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K-12 Education

Science and math-focused camps and workshops are available for K-12 students—each designed to deliver research experience through hands-on activity.

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Tucson: Science Lives Here

UA Science invites you to experience telescopes atop of Tucson's highest peak, a century-old ecological laboratory and the world-class attraction, Biosphere 2.

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