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UA inventions from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and BIO5 are allowing for a deeper understanding of complex biological processes and opening possibilities for more precise disease diagnosis and treatment.
Tucson has enjoyed a 90% jump in technology jobs over the last five years, making it one of the top up-and-coming tech markets in North America, according to CBRE.
The FRONTERA summer program pairs UA students with mentors, giving them hands-on border-health research experience while building stronger applicants to medical school and graduate health sciences programs.
The inventions, patents, licenses and startups that originate at the UA represent the ultimate bridge to creating real-world impact from the work of people throughout the UA community.
Using phoropter technology developed at the UA James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences, startup iCrx aims to shorten and ease visits to the eye doctor.
In 2014, UA professor Bill McCallum started a company to transform mathematics education. Today, more than 2,000 teachers use Illustrative Mathematics products.
The University of Arizona has been awarded a "Seal of Excelencia" by a national organization focused on accelerating Latino student success.
Housed in the UA College of Fine Arts, the CFA in Schools outreach program helps K-12 schools establish classes to teach general music, guitar, drums and dance.
UA researchers developed a new blood test that can detect most major cancers and have launched a startup, DesertDx, to bring the invention to doctors and their patients.
"Fronteridades: Nurturing Collaborative Intersections in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" is part of the UA's aim to become the leading institution for borderlands scholarship, referred to as the Border Lab Initiative.