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The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation's top 40 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. Established in 1885, the university is widely recognized as a student-centric university and has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The university ranked in the top 20 in 2019 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $734 million in annual research expenditures. The university advances the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships as a member of the Association of American Universities, the 66 leading public and private research universities in the U.S. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $4.1 billion annually. For the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's COVID-19 webpage .
 

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Studying a lizard species in southeastern Arizona, researchers found 70 years' worth of climate-related extinction occurred in only seven years.
University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins created a commission to identify solutions to the challenges facing Arizona agriculture in a rapidly changing climate. The recommendations are outlined in a new report.
Members of NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample recovery team gathered in Utah's West Desert this week to participate in final preparations for the arrival of the first U.S.-collected asteroid sample, slated to land on Earth later this month.
The National Science Foundation has granted the University of Arizona $30 million over five years to establish a new NSF Science and Technology Center, which comes with an additional $30 million funding option over the following five years, will bring together researchers working in topological acoustics.
A Biosphere 2 rainforest experiment reveals soils release more volatile organic compounds into the atmosphere during drought. 
University of Arizona researchers report the discovery of a giant exoplanet that may be generating the spiral arms in its infant planetary system.
People who lost loved ones were asked in a study to recall moments of grief. Their blood pressure escalated as a result.
For the first time, astronomers have caught a star eating a planet whole.
A team led by a University of Arizona College of Medicine scientist harnesses AI to trace the path from a healthy brain cell to one afflicted by Alzheimer’s disease.
Anyone with an internet connection can now join University of Arizona researchers as they work to discover asteroids hurtling through our solar system.