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David Schultz Appointed Director URA Sandia Site Office

Universities Research Association (URA) welcomes David R. Schultz as the new director of the URA Sandia Site Office (USSO) at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a member of... Read More

Javier Tiffenberg wins 2020 URA Early Career Award

August 12, 2020 | Allen Zeyher Javier Tiffenberg The tiniest of kicks forms the subject of the latest Universities Research Association Early Career Award. The kick is the recoil of an electron from... Read More

Adi Ashkenazi wins 2020 URA Tollestrup Award

August 11, 2020 | Steve Koppes Adi Ashkenazi Postdoctoral scientist Adi Ashkenazi of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has earned the Universities Research Association 2020 Tollestrup Award... Read More

David Sweigart wins 2020 URA Thesis Award

August 10, 2020 | Zack Savitsky David Sweigart Drawn to physics by his desire to understand how things work, postdoctoral researcher David Sweigart of Cornell University now helps test the most... Read More

URA Council of Presidents Elects New Leadership Washington, DC

URA NEWS RELEASE FEBRUARY 13, 2020 At its February 4, 2020 Annual Meeting and Policy Forum the URA Council of Presidents welcomed Dr. Wendy Wintersteen as its 2020 Chair. Dr. Wintersteen, a respected... Read More

Guillermo Fernandez Moroni has received the URA Tollestrup Award

Fermilab postdoc Guillermo Fernandez Moroni has received the Universities Research Association (URA) Tollestrup Award for “improving the scientific reach of the SENSEI experiment by three orders of... Read More

Jacob Todd receives URA Graduate Thesis Award for work on neutrino data analysis

Jacob Todd of the University of Cincinnati is the recipient of this year’s URA Graduate Thesis Award for his work on the Fermilab MINOS and MINOS+ neutrino experiments. The Universities Research... Read More

Laura Fields receives URA Early Career Award

For her significant and varied impact on accelerator-based neutrino physics, Laura Fields has been given the URA Early Career Award. This new award recognizes outstanding work conducted by an... Read More

Executive Appointments at URA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS AT URA   Washington, DC, January 7, 2019 – Universities Research Association (URA) is pleased to announce the appointment of two... Read More

Leon Lederman, Nobel Laureate, Former Director of Fermilab from 1978-1989 has passed away.

From The New York Times: Leon Lederman, 96, Explorer (and Explainer) of the Subatomic World, Dies A Nobel laureate who deepened science’s understanding of the building blocks of matter, he was... Read More