Buffelgrass, an invasive species in the Sonoran Desert, causes wildfires to burn hotter and longer, damages the soil and its nutrients and out-competes native desert species. The grass, brought to the United States from Africa and southern Europe, was meant to revitalize the over-grazed cattle ranges of the Midwest, but once rooted, it spread to the dry Southwest, where it thrives and threatens native ecosystems.
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The Arizona Board of Regents, the governing body for Arizona’s three public universities, is on the search for a new student regent.
Campus Pantry donations, voter registration and club outreach were on the agenda for the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s student governing body, at its Sept. 12 meeting in the Pima Room of the Student Union Memorial Center.
Like in society, communication between the cells of our body is critical as Janis Burt, a professor of physiology at the University of Arizona, discovered in her lab.
John Streicher, assistant professor of pharmacology, opened his laboratory at the University of Arizona three years ago and has focused his research on opioid receptors involved in the regulation of pain, as well as their molecular pathways and signaling, ever since.
Registered Arizona voters went to the polls on Aug. 28 to select their Republican and Democratic nominees for key races this November. The following are the winners of key Republican and Democratic races, as well as a summary of their platforms.
The scene is Newark, Delaware circa 1992. After a prolonged legal battle, the University of Delaware allowed two professors to accept funding from the Pioneer Fund to examine the relationship between race and intelligence over the protests of faculty and students.
In the tradition of Syllabus Week, the senators of the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, UA’s undergraduate student governance body, eased back into campus life with an informal meeting to discuss their plans for the upcoming semester.
Tucson voters will be going to the polls on Aug. 28 to select their Republican and Democratic nominees for key races this November. Unlike in previous years, Independent voters will be able to vote in the party primary of their choosing.
In laboratories that bring millions of dollars in grants to UA, undergraduates work alongside esteemed scientists valuable skills and applying the knowledge gained in the classroom
Every year a number of bills are introduced in the Arizona State Legislature that directly impact the University of Arizona and the student experience on campus.
The University of Arizona will graduate its 154th class at its May 11 commencement. The keynote speaker who will send the thousands of graduates into the world will be Ray Mabus, former governor of Mississippi, U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia and President Barack Obama’s secretary of the Navy.
Last September, the US Department of Education, under Secretary Betsy DeVos, released a new set of Title IX guidelines, replacing requirements put in place by the Obama administration to combat sexual misconduct on college campuses, marking the beginning of the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to reform Title IX rules.
Former University of Arizona Honors College Dean Patricia MacCorquodale filed a collective action lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents for $2 million on Jan. 22, claiming the UA has widespread gender pay discrepancies.
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Steven Schwartz, professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics, became one of University of Arizona’s five new regents professors after the Arizona Board of Regents voted to approve his appointment during their April 6th meeting on campus.
With a series of unanimous votes, the Arizona Board of Regents approved a tuition increase, implemented new campus safety policies, and honored retiring president Eileen Klein.
Jessica Summers, an associate professor of teaching, learning and sociocultural studies in the College of Education, will serve as UA’s faculty chair for the next two years, replacing two-term chair Lynn Nadel, whose term ends after this semester.
Lindsey Chew, a University of Arizona neuroscience and cognitive science senior, will represent the state of Arizona at the 22nd annual Posters on the Hill in Washington DC. The event, hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research, aims to connect politicians with undergraduate scientific researchers and their work.
Oscar Martínez, a regents professor of history at the University of Arizona, will be spending part of his last semester at the university presenting his new book, Ciudad Juárez: Saga of a Legendary Border City, at this year’s 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books.