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Michael Tubbs, the former mayor of Stockton, California, told graduates and guests at Commencement that the most valuable lessons would come from periods of struggle. Graduates should learn, he said, to turn pain into purpose and use rejection as redirection, to make the world a better place 50 years from now.
Bruce Tabashnik, a Regents Professor of Entomology whose discoveries helped eradicate the invasive pink bollworm from the United States and Mexico, is one of 120 new members elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.
The film, about migrants going missing in rural Texas, was co-directed by adjunct instructor Lisa Molomot and edited by associate professor Jacob Bricca. It won a Peabody Award in the documentary category.
A new Webb Space Telescope image of the bright, nearby star Fomalhaut reveals its planetary system with details never seen before, including nested concentric rings of dust. These belts most likely are carved by the gravitational forces produced by embedded, unseen planets.
The project, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Bridgestone, focuses on growing and processing guayule (pronounced why-OO-lee), a hardy, perennial shrub that could be an alternative source of natural rubber.
President Robert C. Robbins will confer about 8,000 bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees at the university's 159th Commencement on May 12. The 90-minute ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Arizona Stadium and will be streamed live on YouTube.
The University of Arizona announced the creation of a new mobile crisis team with the goal of deescalating tense situations and providing mental health services, an expanded keyless building entry program and campuswide safety exercises during President Robert C. Robbins virtual University Safety Briefing on Friday.
A four-person crew sealed themselves in an air-tight pressurized habitat, called the Space Analog for the Moon and Mars, for six days to practice what it might be like to live on the surface of another celestial body.
Nominated by faculty and peers, this year's seven student award winners were selected based on their determination, notable achievements and positive contributions to their families and communities.
The Pima Joint Technical Education District's new center, which is expected to open next year, will offer local high school students education and experience to prepare them for careers in health care and medicine.