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

Nobel Laureates Say UA Scientists Paved Way
Longtime connections to the 2014 recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine bring four of the world's leading brain researchers to campus in celebration of several milestones.
TLA Hosts Leaders in Tech Commercialization
In the evolving field of "tech transfer," the UA's Tech Launch Arizona is positioned at the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth.
Nobel Recipients to Celebrate UA Brain Science
Pioneering scholars with long-standing ties to UA faculty members Lynn Nadel and Carol Barnes will visit campus this week to inaugurate the Center for Innovation in Brain Science.
UA-Born Traffic App Launches in Tucson
Professor's startup company is another example of innovation taken all the way to commercialization with the assistance of Tech Launch Arizona.
Why Pi? It's a History Lesson All Its Own
The irrational number, typically approximated as 3.14159, has proved itself as a captivator of the imagination and an irreplaceably practical part of everyday life.

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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