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The more than 8,700 first-year students who started classes on Monday set a university record for first-year student enrollment, according to preliminary data. The newest class is also very diverse and academically prepared.
A new agreement between the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and UArizona affirms the university's commitment to helping the tribe's members reach their higher education-related goals.
UArizona's CyVerse will take part in a $20 million institute that aims to transform agriculture through artificial intelligence.
The statement was assembled in consultation with leaders of the Tohono O'odham Nation and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and with Native American scholars at the university.
For two more years, NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or NEOWISE, will continue its hunt for asteroids and comets – including objects that could pose a hazard to Earth.
The three-story building will be dedicated specifically to research programs related to the "Grand Challenges" pillar of the university's strategic plan.
COVID-19 has become a new threat to the coffee industry by acting as potential trigger for renewed epidemics of coffee leaf rust – the most severe coffee plant disease in the world.
In 2020, a total of 81 patents were issued to UArizona and the Arizona Board of Regents for inventions developed at the university. That's 19 more than the previous year.
Professional forecasters' predictions for this year's monsoon season are "basically a scientific shrug," according to UArizona climate researchers. Now, members of the public can put their own monsoon predictions to the test in a fantasy monsoon game.
Infrared astronomy expert Amy Mainzer will lead NASA's NEO Surveyor mission to find, track and characterize yet unseen asteroids and comets that may pose a threat to Earth.