For the first time, UA astronomers used echoes of light to determine the distance from a star to the inner wall of its surrounding planet-forming disk of dust and gas.
Initiatives aim to measure global warming’s impact on high seas and deep currents with increasing scope and quality using the Argo floats.
A UA researcher and her colleagues found a lull in Caribbean hurricanes during the Golden Age of Piracy corresponds to a low in sunspot activity.
UA researcher Julie Miller believes birds can help us understand the genetics behind language problems associated with Parkinson's disease.

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

UA Planetary Science Gets Stamps of Approval
Two images taken by Erich Karkoschka, as part of UA research on the atmospheres of Jupiter and Uranus, have been selected by the U.S. Postal Service for a set of special-edition stamps. The official release is Tuesday.
UA Cosmologist Eduardo Rozo Earns $750K DOE Award
The assistant professor of physics will use the funds to expand our understanding of dark energy, the mysterious substance making up 70 percent of the universe's energy content.
UA Speech Camp Helps Kids and Researchers
A six-week summer camp benefits children who have had difficulty acquiring language skills through interactions with their parents, teachers and peers. The UA's researchers and clinicians learn plenty, too. With UANews video.
OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Moves From Colorado to Florida
The next stop will be the near-Earth asteroid Bennu for the spacecraft, which will undergo final testing and fueling at the Kennedy Space Center before its September launch.
Flandrau Exhibition Goes Beyond the Mere Facts in Math
"Puzzles, Proofs and Patterns," an exhibit on the UA campus, demonstrates how concepts learned in school about math are both interconnected and relevant. (It's fun, too.)

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.


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.


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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