ASU, NAU, and UA student startups compete for Territorial Cup

Top student startups from Arizona State University, University of Arizona, and Northern Arizona University are preparing to compete at Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition where the winning startups receive a chunk of $30,000 in funding and mentoring. The third annual Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition (ACVC) is set for March 27th, with twelve teams from Arizonaโ€™s three … Read more

U of A receives $20M gift to reach for the stars

A gift of $20 million from Richard F. Caris will support the University of Arizonaโ€™s (UA) participation in the Giant Magellan Telescope Observatory (GMT). The UA is one of eleven institutions that have come together to build the GMT, a 25-meter telescope with more than six times the light-gathering area of the largest telescopes in … Read more

Lions, Tigers and Fractions – UofA releases AnimalWatch app to help kids build math skills

The University of Arizona recently released their mobile version of AnimalWatch, a Web-based pre-algebra program to help students build math skills as they learn about endangered and invasive species around the world. AnimalWatch was originally designed to help visually impaired children build math skills and now it has evolved into a mobile application. The program … Read more

U of A Develops Apps to Aid Cotton Growers

As one of the five Cโ€™s of Arizona, cotton is essential to a successful Arizona economy. The University of Arizonaโ€™s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences launched two new mobile and web applications to help cotton growers manage their crops more efficiently. Arizona growers can use smartphones or tablets in the field, at home, the … Read more