Antarctica's ice loss has accelerated in the last five years, reports an international research team that includes a UA geoscientist.
UA junior Taite Nazifi has been working in the remote village of Longo Mai, gathering ideas for a web application to support river conservation efforts.
The findings, published in the Astrophysical Journal, may provide insights into the birth of our own solar system.
Geochemical analyses of ancient turquoise artifacts refute long-held claims that it was imported to Mexico from the U.S.

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

International Businesswoman Credits UA for Career Success
Zlática Kraljevic carried the lessons she learned at the UA to a far-reaching career that has spanned multiple industries, from energy services to global consulting and education.
UA Undergraduate Mines Data from Mars Curiosity Rover
Scientists from around the world are working on the NASA Curiosity rover mission. What makes the UA's Mars Science Laboratory team unique is undergraduate student Gordon Downs.
Elevated Androgens Don't Hinder Lemur Dads' Parenting
Research by anthropologist Stacey Tecot shows that lemur fathers experience elevated levels of androgens (male sex hormones) when they care for their infants — which wasn't expected.
Planet-Forming Disks May Resemble Solar System 5 Billion Years Ago
A team of scientists led by the UA has imaged a cluster of about 110 protoplanetary disks in the Orion Nebula, and the findings may provide insights into the birth of our solar system.
Arizona's Summer Monsoon Still No Match for India's
Our stormy season officially starts on Friday, and the forecast is for above-average rainfall and warmer-than-average temperatures. The storms provide up to half of Tucson's annual rainfall.

Workplace Climate Committee

The mission of the committee is to help foster a positive and inclusive work environment in the College of Science where all individuals – faculty, staff, and students – feel welcomed and respected, and that their opinions are valued.


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.


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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