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Arizona to host Pac-12 men's golf championships

Arizona to host Pac-12 men's golf championships

UA men's golf coach Jim Anderson was named to the position on June 21, 2012. 

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Hot discovery for UA neuroscientist: a Cambrian-era circulatory system

Hot discovery for UA neuroscientist: a Cambrian-era circulatory system

Carbon deposits that formed during the fossilization process outline the animal’s whole circulatory system.

April 11, 2014 12:33 pm
Earliest known cardiovascular system

Earliest known cardiovascular system

The dorsal view of Fuxianhuia protensa. This 3-inch-long fossil was found in sediments dating from 520 million years ago in what today is the Yunnan province in China. Parts of the gut are visible as dark stains along the animal’s midline.

April 11, 2014 12:33 pm
Hot discovery for UA neuroscientist: a Cambrian-era circulatory system

Hot discovery for UA neuroscientist: a Cambrian-era circulatory system

A schematic reconstruction of Fuxianhuia protensa, outlining the cardiovascular system in red, the brain and central nervous system in blue and the gut in green.

April 11, 2014 12:32 pm
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Aerial photos show water creeping into the dry Colorado River Delta close to the Morelos Dam south of Yuma. After its release March 22, high levels of water gushed down the Colorado River for the first time in more than a decade.

March 30, 2014 2:39 pm
Colorado River delta

Colorado River delta

Water flowing into the Colorado River delta after a release from the Morelos Dam onTuesday March 25,2014, about six-tenths of a mile upstream of the San Luis bridge, which separates Sonora from Baja California.

March 29, 2014 3:55 pm
Colorado River delta

Colorado River delta

Aerial photos 10 miles south of the Morelos Dam south of Yuma showing water creeping into the dry Colorado River delta after releases beginning after March 22, 2014.

March 29, 2014 3:55 pm
Colorado River delta

Colorado River delta

Aerial photos 10 miles south of the Morelos Dam south of Yuma showing water creeping into the dry Colorado River delta after releases beginning after March 22, 2014.

March 29, 2014 3:56 pm
Colorado River delta

Colorado River delta

Aerial photos 10 miles south of the Morelos Dam south of Yuma showing water creeping into the dry Colorado River delta after releases beginning after March 22, 2014.

March 29, 2014 3:56 pm
Colorado River delta

Colorado River delta

Morelos Dam, looking downstream during the maximum flow release on March 29, 2014, diversion to Mexican irrigation canal system to the right.

March 29, 2014 3:56 pm
catspirit

catspirit

UA pin. -- Credit: Courtesy of the University of Arizona Alumni Association.

March 28, 2014 10:14 am
Fun with magic

Fun with magic

Papageno, Alejandro Bañuelos (Thursday/Saturday)

March 28, 2014 10:00 am
Fun with magic

Fun with magic

Queen of the Night, Michelle Perrier (Friday/Sunday)

March 28, 2014 10:02 am
Ben Blonder

Ben Blonder

Ben Blonder,

March 18, 2014 9:08 am
John Hildebrand

John Hildebrand

John Hilde-brand, Regents’ professor of neuroscience, University of Arizona

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
2014 Tucson Festival of Books

2014 Tucson Festival of Books

Wild things are at the Tucson Festival of Books. Fidencio Lopez Jr., 4, with dad Fidencio Sr., gets a high-five from a costumed character based on the popular book “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak.

March 15, 2014 8:03 pm
front book cover of "Raza Studies"

front book cover of "Raza Studies"

Front book cover of "Raza Studies: The Public Option for Educational Revolution," edited by Julio Cammarota of the UA and Augustine Romero of TUSD. The book published by UA Press is a defense of Mexican-American Studies which was banned by the state. -- Credit: Courtesy of University of Ariz…

March 13, 2014 3:42 pm
University of Arizona campus

University of Arizona campus

Soldiers training for World War I were among the first to use the University of Arizona's first official infirmary. Started in 1919, the infirmary occupied the former home of Reuben R. Schweitzer. Today, the site is occupied by the Koffler Building.

March 12, 2014 3:10 pm
Shirts and caps are fine, but the Big Dance calls for shiny UA bling

Shirts and caps are fine, but the Big Dance calls for shiny UA bling

These pins, designed by a UA alumna, are studded with Swarovski crystals.

March 12, 2014 11:28 am
Stephen Keyl

Stephen Keyl

Stephen Keyl perform “A Portrait of Bach as Organist” during the Roy A. Johnson Memorial Organ Series session on Friday.

March 11, 2014 3:36 pm
Raza Studies book

Raza Studies book

Cortesía de University of Arizona Press

March 10, 2014 2:39 pm
Raza Studies book

Raza Studies book

March 10, 2014 2:37 pm
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These pins, designed by a UA alumna, are studded with Swarovski crystals. -- Credit: Courtesy of the University of Arizona Alumni Association.

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Brian Seastone

Brian Seastone

Brian Seastone

March 03, 2014 4:21 pm
DeGrazia: The Man and the Myths

DeGrazia: The Man and the Myths

“DeGrazia: The Man and the Myths” by James W. Johnson with Marilyn D. Johnson. — Credit: Courtesy of the University of Arizona Press

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
James Anaya

James Anaya

James Anaya

February 20, 2014 12:00 am
Edward Hopper's "The City"

Edward Hopper's "The City"

Edward Hopper’s 1927 painting, “The City,” was among the many gifts made by C. Leonard Pfeiffer to make the University of Arizona Museum of Art a reality.

February 18, 2014 12:08 pm
The University of Arizona Old Main building now and then

The University of Arizona Old Main building now and then

The University of Arizona Old Main Building in 1891, courtesy of the University of Arizona Library Special Collections.

February 08, 2014 6:25 pm
Old Main

Old Main

Old Main was the original building on the campus of the University of Arizona. Find more Old Main photos at azstarnet.com/gallery

February 07, 2014 3:56 pm
UAPD sergeant arrested on suspicion of super-extreme DUI after on-duty crash

UAPD sergeant arrested on suspicion of super-extreme DUI after on-duty crash

Sgt. John McGrath was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of super-extreme DUI after crashing a department SUV while on duty.

February 03, 2014 10:38 am
Simon Burnett

Simon Burnett

Former UA swimmer Simon Burnett came up with the "WC" hand signal, a variation on the "OK" that one of his English countrymen used to flash in the pool. 

February 01, 2014 12:00 am
Dr. Diego Martin

Dr. Diego Martin

Dr. Diego Martin

January 24, 2014 4:00 pm
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04 OLY CAP.jpg

Rick DeMont’s nickname as a stellar collegiate swimmer — “Rocket” — has followed him throughout a coaching career that spans decades.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am
Dr. Steve Goldschmid

Dr. Steve Goldschmid

SteveGoldschmid

January 17, 2014 5:51 pm
UA math professor

UA math professor

David Savitt was one of 102 scholars nationwide to receive the award.

January 17, 2014 5:30 pm

Discovery images

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Lezo Urreiztieta

Lezo Urreiztieta

Lezo Urreiztieta

December 22, 2013 12:00 am
Friends who passed in 2013: Lezo Urreiztieta

Friends who passed in 2013: Lezo Urreiztieta

Lezo Urreiztieta, 20, a UA junior hurdler and aspiring doctor, died Dec. 21, 2013, at University of Arizona Medical Center due to complications following brain surgery. UA athletic director Greg Byrne said in a statement that “the unfortunate passing of someone so young and full of life affe…

December 22, 2013 12:00 am
Lezo Urreiztieta

Lezo Urreiztieta

Lezo Urreiztieta

December 21, 2013 3:25 pm
Lezo Urreiztieta

Lezo Urreiztieta

December 21, 2013 10:39 am
Lezo Urreiztieta

Lezo Urreiztieta

December 21, 2013 10:38 am
1921 East-West Christmas Classic: Centre (Ky.) 38, UA 0

1921 East-West Christmas Classic: Centre (Ky.) 38, UA 0

Dec. 26, 1921: The Wildcats start their first-ever bowl game in a deep — and muddy — hole, trailing Centre of Danville, Ky., 18-0 at halftime en route to a 38-0 loss at San Diego's rain-soaked Balboa Stadium. In the first half, Centre All-Americans Red Roberts (end) and Alvin "Bo" McMillin (…

December 15, 2013 11:31 pm
St. Joseph's Orphanage

St. Joseph's Orphanage

St. Joseph’s Orphan House was on what is now South 12th Avenue.

December 09, 2013 3:19 pm
Prion protein

Prion protein

Prasanna Satpute-Krishnan, former graduate student, University of Arizona department of molecular and cellular biology — This prion protein image was captured while conducting thesis studies in the UA laboratory of Tricia Serio. Using baker’s yeast as a model system, the spread of misfolded …

December 06, 2013 1:29 pmLoading…
Mars HiRise camera

Mars HiRise camera

NASA/JPL/University of Arizona — These dunes lie on the floor of an old crater in Noachis Terra, one of the oldest places on Mars. When there are perfect conditions for producing sand dunes —steady wind in one direction and just enough sand — barchan sand dunes form. Observing dunes on Mars …

December 06, 2013 1:31 pmLoading…
Itqiy meteorite

Itqiy meteorite

 Dolores Hill and Andrea Patzer, University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory — This is a photomicrograph of the Itqiy meteorite, a one-of-a kind meteorite. It is an “enstatite achondrite,” which means that its original textures and composition have been changed by heat. It was found…

December 06, 2013 1:30 pmLoading…
Zircon crystal

Zircon crystal

George Gehrels, Arizona LaserChron Center, University of Ariozna department of geosciences — These “growth rings” of a zircon crystal record formation of a plutonic rock 355 million years ago (light blue core), melting of the original rock to form a new plutonic rock 96 million years ago (mi…

December 06, 2013 1:30 pmLoading…
Comet Hale-Bopp

Comet Hale-Bopp

Stephen Larson and Carl Hergenrother, University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory — This image of the near nucleus head of Comet Hale-Bopp was taken by Larson and Hergenrother with the 20-inch telescope on Tumamoc Hill. A filter was used to isolate the fluorescing carbon monoxide io…

December 06, 2013 1:30 pmLoading…
Northwestern Argentina

Northwestern Argentina

Barbara Carrapa, professor, University of Arizona department of geoscienes — In some of the most remote places in northwestern Argentina, ice structures called nieves penitentes, produced by evaporation of glacial ice at high altitudes, cover the landscape at nearly 18,000 feet near the mout…

December 06, 2013 1:32 pmLoading…
Mars HiRISE

Mars HiRISE

Patricio Becerra, University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory — This image, taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), a high-resolution telescopic camera, shows Fabi’s Pit in Mars’ south polar residual cap.

December 06, 2013 1:30 pmLoading…

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