Sharon O’Brien had a dream before landing in entrepreneurship classes at McGuire in 2004. She wanted to build on her degrees in theater education and cinematography.
She steps up to the podium, looking crisp, like a CEO in the making, in a white blazer, while others in the class sport T-shirts and shorts. “We are the Eller Think Tank team,” Katie Alhadeff proclaims. The 20 other students stop doodling. They sit up, put down their phones and listen.
As surely as the sun sets every day over the Pacific Ocean, marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols ’03 gets asked the same question whenever he gives a public talk.
Luxe and highly saturated images were his trademark, and he brought surrealism to fashion photography using scale and color. Now, Bill Silano’s photos will expand the fashion collection at the University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography, thanks to his brother George Silano.
Ansel Adams said that the photographic negative was like a composer’s score, and the print a performance. As home of the Ansel Adams Archive, the Center for Creative Photography illustrates Adams’ meaning.
The Myth and The Mirror: Artwork of the American West examines the American West as both a real and an imagined place that embodies the fraught interconnections between exploration and colonization, national identity, and manifest destiny.
Dr. Robert C. Robbins considers himself a lifelong learner, and in his first few months as president of the University of Arizona, he’s been learning a lot about the state’s land-grant university.
The world’s population — already close to 8 billion — is expected to surpass 11 billion by the end of the century. How can we scale food, water and energy systems to sustain the generations to come during a time of rapid climate change?
For better or worse, Arizonans know the sun. It’s no surprise here that its rays could deliver all the world’s energy needs. University of Arizona experts are helping increase the use of solar energy through improvements in photovoltaic, or PV, technologies.
New ways of packaging the hundreds of inventions that emerge from the University of Arizona’s $600 million research enterprise and getting them into global markets are shaking up how the UA does business — and getting results.