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Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre," stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art in 1985 and unexpectedly returned more than three decades later, underwent a complex restoration at the world-renowned Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The painting will be on display at the Getty through Aug. 28 and then will return home to UArizona.
A new report indicates that startups and business generated through Tech Launch Arizona supported over 2,500 jobs and $561 million in labor income between fiscal years 2017 and 2021.
Agreeing to send a spacecraft to an asteroid to bring back a sample was no easy decision, Dante Lauretta, the leader of NASA's UArizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission, told graduates. They, too, will face daunting opportunities in their careers, he said – and they should say yes.
Seven undergraduates will earn four university-wide awards at Friday's Commencement ceremony. The awards recognize character, integrity, perseverance and academic achievement.
For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Commencement will bring all graduates together in person at Arizona Stadium. Dante Lauretta, principal investigator of NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission, will deliver the keynote address.
Parkinson's disease is perhaps best known for its movement-related symptoms, but it can also hinder vocal production. New research suggests that a specific gene commonly associated with Parkinson's may be behind those vocal issues – a finding that could help lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment for Parkinson's patients.
Engineering students competed for more than $46,000 in prizes at the first in-person Engineering Design Day since 2019, with projects ranging from a battery-powered flashbang alternative to mealworm protein bars.
Tree-ring, ice core and volcano experts teamed up to identify one of the most climatically impactful volcanic eruptions in 4,000 years – Aniakchak II. In the process, they narrowed down potential dates for the infamous Thera eruption.
Through UArizona startup BG Networks, engineering researchers are working to make cybersecurity for the "Internet of Things" more accessible for companies and organizations.
The extended UArizona-led mission, dubbed OSIRIS-APEX, will study the near-Earth asteroid Apophis, which is expected to have a close encounter with Earth in 2029.