Jan Wehr, a UA professor in the Department of Mathematics, has always been interested in mathematical physics, which usually involves pure mathematical problems that are motivated by physics. Recently, however, he has been exploring other areas of math.
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People spend a lot of time staring at screens, whether they are phones, laptops or televisions. That’s a lot of time only using one sense: sight. Haptic technology aims to incorporate the sense of touch into technology.
The geosciences department in particular runs a demonstration that is of interest to anyone looking to learn more about volcanoes or anyone who wants to look at a cool explosion.
Christiana Figueres, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, announced her plans to step down from her post in July.
A huge windstorm hit Tucson about two weeks ago, which resulted in blackouts all over the city. The UA campus was affected by a power outage around 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 1.
In the wake of the devastating terrorist attacks in France, conversations are taking place all over the U.S. about who exactly we should be allowing into our country. There is one group in particular that so far has been ignored — in fact, they’ve been ignored for years.
Voters in the Apache Junction Unified School District recently rejected an override bond that would have potentially provided the district with enough money to avoid closing schools on Fridays, which has resulted in a four-day school week for students across the district.
In the wake of the devastating terrorist attacks in Paris, more than half of all state governors—including Arizona’s very own Doug Ducey—have now closed their doors to Syrian refugees, citing concerns that terrorists will masquerade as refugees in order to gain access to the U.S.
The United Nations is perhaps one of the most well-recognized global entities in the world. For better or worse, they have influence in nearly every country in the world and fund research, development and policy work.
According to a study released in 2013 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than a million miscarriages-—defined as pregnancy loss within the first trimester—occurred in 2009.
The British Parliament has drawn a lot of attention over the past few years, recently over something that most people would traditionally consider rather dry — its tax law. Specifically, its tax law as it pertains to tampons.
The road to law school takes many turns. Some people plan their lives around the opportunity to become a high-powered human rights lawyer. Others use attending law school as an excuse to justify their liberal arts degree. Either way, it’s become a business.
The University of Phoenix was just put on probation by the Department of Defense. The DOD announced a little over a week ago that, after revelations of under-the-table recruitment and marketing techniques, that the school would no longer be allowed to recruit at military facilities.
Throughout September, the House launched a series of hearings on whether Planned Parenthood should continue to receive federal funding. The hearings came about after a group called The Center for Medical Progress posted videos of Planned Parenthood staff allegedly displaying the illegal sale of fetal tissue.
Sixty-three percent of paid interns in the UA class of 2012 had at least one job offer at the time they graduated, whereas only 40 percent of those who did not intern anywhere had an offer.
In 2013 President Barack Obama announced an initiative to create a “College Scorecard”; that is, comprehensive data about colleges nationwide designed to keep colleges accountable for their rising costs.
As if calls for deportation and border fences along Mexico and Canada weren’t already sinking Republican chances of winning over Latino voters in 2016, Republican candidates have recently begun championing a new line of rhetoric concerning the national language of the United States.
Even 14 years later, the memory of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is still sobering. Each anniversary marks the first major terrorist attack on U.S. soil for hundreds of years, the deaths of nearly 3,000 innocent citizens and the day that became the catalyst for a long and costly war.
U.S. Army Soldier Bowe Bergdahl was released from captivity as part of a prisoner exchange with a Taliban-affiliated group on May 31, 2014.
The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states that, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.”