Research

Different emojis in a grid.

Emoji Reveal Whiteness as Driver of Technology

  • July 10, 2020

A study of broadening the skin tone of emoji to include diverse representation of race, ethnicity, gender and culture found emoji continue to center whiteness in their design and coding structures.

The sun sits on the horizon above the ice-laden sea off the coast of Antarctica.

The Last Frontier

  • July 2, 2020

Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery.

A researcher in safety gear sits on the edge of a hole in the forest taking notes.

Natural Records

  • May 22, 2020

UA Researchers use nature to discover how waterways behaved before recorded history