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UA researcher awarded $10.3 million to study Alzheimer's in women

Dr. Roberta Brinton , UA neuroscientist and director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science, was awarded a $10.3 million grant last month. The National Institutes of Health funds will support Brinton's search for the reason why women are statistically more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than men. Read more

Three ways to stay safe during Homecoming

Homecoming week is a time of many fun and exciting events, but it’s also a time of increased risk. From drinking enough water to watching where you step, here are three tips on how to make sure you stay safe this week. Read more

Steward Observatory celebrates 100 years since its founding gift

One hundred years ago, almost to the day, an anonymous donor gave the UA $60,000 for the University to buy a telescope—and not just any telescope. According to a press release from the Steward Observatory, the donor gave an amount equivalent to $1.3 million today in order for the UA to buy a “telescope of huge size.” Read more