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TUSD Won't Offer Controversial Economics Course

No governing board members offered support for the course in the wake of a review.

Comets Catch the Eye of UA Planetary Scientists

The paths of Jupiter-family comets are twisted into tighter orbits around the sun by the gravity of that planet.

How Women See Men's Roles Shapes Family Expectations, Study Suggests

The results suggest young women take cues from their expectations about men's changing family roles.

Making "Cloud Soup"

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County, City, UA Sign On to Urban Sustainability District

The goals of the Tucson Emerging 2030 District mirror those of the Paris Agreement.

UA-Backed Solar Wind Explorer Sending Back Data

The Parker Solar Probe has started to prove theories about solar wind first proposed in the '50s, a researcher says.

Asteroid Receives Holiday Visitor: OSIRIS-REx Arrives at Bennu

About the size of an SUV, the spacecraft will shadow the asteroid for a year, before scooping up some gravel for return to Earth in 2023.

Founding Dean Gives $20M to Add to UA Optical Sciences Faculty

The donation is meant help the college "remain the best in the world."

Lawsuit: Gender Inequality in UA Professor Pay

The federal suit alleges female professors are paid less in the Department of Chemistry.

UA Team Targeting Brain Cancer With Genetic Research

The group conducts research on glioblastoma, the type of cancer that took Sen. John McCain's life.

OSIRIS-REx is Arriving at Asteroid Bennu Monday

The UA-led mission will begin orbital operations after the spacecraft's initial journey of more than two years.

Rillito Foundation Offers 30 Internships With UA Agriculture College

Students have the opportunity to gain experience in various business roles.

'Junk DNA' May Be Responsible for Certain Diseases, Scientists Say

It was previously thought that it did nothing at all

Study Confirms Concerns About Addictive Qualities of Smoking Substitutes

UA researcher finds e-cigarette cartridges can lead to dangerous levels of nicotine intake.

Study: Holiday Big Box Shopping Still Important to Consumers

Brick and mortar stores still hold value for the role they play in people's lives, researcher says.

UA President Robbins Unveils New Strategic Plan

More than 90 initiatives focus on students, research, global efforts and more.

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