UArizona named a top Peace Corps volunteer-producing school
The University of Arizona ranks No. 15 among large schools on the Peace Corps' list of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities between 2003 and 2023. Since the Peace Corps' founding in 1961, more than 1,720 UArizona alumni have served abroad as volunteers.
NASA honors UArizona Regents Professors, alumna for contributions to space exploration and astronomy
Regents Professors Marcia and George Rieke and UArizona alumna Jane Rigby were recognized for their accomplishments in astronomy and key contributions to the James Webb Space Telescope.
UArizona receives $3M for retention and career prep programs for Hispanic students
The grant, from the U.S. Department of Education's Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program, will fund activities focused on the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, including a student internship program, first-year writing curriculum and faculty fellowships.
UArizona researcher at the forefront of Indigenous data sovereignty
Stephanie Russo Carroll, associate director of the Native Nations Institute, encourages institutions to adopt policies and practices that recognize Indigenous Peoples' right to control data on their communities, lands and cultures.
Would you trust an AI doctor? New research shows patients are split
Artificial intelligence-powered medical treatment options are on the rise, but more than 50% of people don't fully trust them, a new study finds. However, many put faith in AI if it's monitored and guided by human touch.
Scientists use AI to identify likely drug targets in search for Alzheimer's cure
Researchers harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to identify causes of Alzheimer's disease and potential drug targets. They looked deep into the brain to map the changes healthy neurons undergo as the disease progresses.
Center for World University Rankings places UArizona among top 0.5% of global universities
UArizona is ranked No. 95 overall, No. 48 among U.S. institutions and No. 25 among public colleges and universities in the annual Center for World University Rankings.