Science

Q&A: Space round table to bring new topics to campus

Stephen Fleming hosts monthly round tables centered around space, as part of a series he started in 2017. Fleming is the vice president of Strategic Business Initiatives at the University of Arizona and has played a crucial role in bringing the space community together in the Tucson area.  Read more

Endangered pupfish given a new home

Arizona Game and Fish Department, said the Rio Sonoyta population and the Quitobaquito population are the same species, but are considered separate “evolutionarily significant units”, and therefore managed separately in order to preserve the species’ purity. Read more

Campus iSpace offers students cutting-edge tech, instruction

Technological advancement is rapidly changing the education game. However, in many cases advanced equipment is prohibitively expensive for student use. The UA libraries are aiming to change that. Located in the Science-Engineering Library, the iSpace is dedicated to giving students the experience they need with cutting-edge technologies. Read more

Animal mascots: claws for a cause

The Tucson Festival of Books is dominating the UA campus once again. Authors come from all over the country to talk about topics ranging from diversity and economics to the paranormal and the rewriting of history. One particular topic authors will be discussing is the impact that animals have on people. Several authors will broach this subject using their own experience and literature as a touchstone. Read more

Five science events not to miss during the Festival of Books

It seems all of Tucson is getting ready for the annual Tucson Festival of Books. This celebration of literature brings dozens of authors from around the world to the UA campus to share their work with the community. While the festival provides an excellent opportunity for those with artistic aspirations, the event also features several unique and interesting opportunities to learn about science. Here are five can’t-miss science attractions for this weekend’s Festival of Books:  Read more