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Steward Observatory celebrates 100 years of establishment

This year marks 100 years since Steward Observatory was officially established, after the tireless efforts of Andrew Ellicott Douglass.

In its century, Steward has been part of major astronomical finds, hosted notable astronomers and expanded to include both the department of astronomy and the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab.

The king of sting Justin Schmidt gets stung for science

The king of sting Justin Schmidt gets stung for science

Being outside in the desert, the sound of a rattle or buzz is a clear warning sign that an animal is about to bite. But, like most people, you probably haven’t stuck around to feel the actual sting. However, for entomologist Justin Schmidt, being stung ... Read More


Ditch the retail job and work at an on-campus lab

For many students, working a part-time job allows them to have extra spending money or the chance to pay off some debt. Students often look for jobs in food service or retail, but at the UA, employment options aren't limited there.

How to survive the Tucson heat this summer

Whether you’re from out-of-state or an Arizona native, if you've spent any amount of time here, you know that summers are hot. Temperatures reach an average 100 degrees Fahrenheit between June and July and it can stay that hot until 9 p.m. on most ...

Physics lab manager Roger Haar remembered

Prominent UA physics laboratory manager and professor Roger Haar was taken off life support on Monday following a bicycle accident on July 11.

Science on the road: Petrified Forest National Park

The Petrified Forest National Park sits along what was Route 66 in northeastern Arizona . The towns leading up to the park play on their ancient origins with dinosaur statues and gift shops all advertising petrified wood for sale. read more

Check out these 3 Banner—UMC events this July

July is a big month for outreach at Banner–University Medical Center as free presentations and a wellness fair will be happening during the month. Here’s what you need to know to take part in these events. read more