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UA Prof Receives UNESCO Appointment

8 hours 12 min ago
The UNESCO Chair in Environmental History has been awarded to David Pietz, director of the UA's Global Studies Program. His initial focus will be a four-year research and teaching project on water and indigenous peoples.

Alumni-Owned Company Awarded $100K Grant

8 hours 12 min ago
The goal of Grafted Growers is to create a sustainable indoor growing system that will produce affordable, higher-quality grafted vegetable transplants with fewer resources.

The Future Is Now at Engineering Design Day

8 hours 12 min ago
An engineer with Tucson Electric Power calls it "the most exciting event I attend all year." Interdisciplinary collaboration and enthusiastic corporate support are hallmarks of the UA's annual competition.

Guaranteed Tuition Rates Extended

8 hours 12 min ago
Program froze annual tuition and fees at $10,957 for resident students and at $29,421 for nonresidents, and those rates remain available to current undergraduates wishing to opt in.

Distance Runner Elvin Kibet Found Her Way at UA

8 hours 12 min ago
The native Kenyan from a humble farming family became one of the best female distance runners in UA history after a coach, James Li, took a chance on her.

Regents Approve UA Tuition Plan

8 hours 12 min ago
Current students who are in the guaranteed tuition program will see no increase in tuition or mandatory fees, and continuing students can opt in to the program at last year's tuition rate.

UA Student to Help Rebuild in Nepal

8 hours 12 min ago
Doctoral student Uline Shakya has gone home to put her engineering skills to use via an internship with BuildChange, a nonprofit organization that has built and retrofitted structures in Haiti and other seismic hotspots.

UA Program Secures Land-Rights Win in Belize

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Caribbean court affirms the existence of Maya customary land tenure in a long-awaited victory for indigenous peoples’ rights to lands and resources.

UA Helps Bring Seed Library Forum to Tucson

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Ensuring community access to seeds remains a vital issue, and Gary Nabhan of the UA's Southwest Center is one of the organizers of the event.

Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact

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UA scientists have helped create a new variety of low-allergenic soybean, and the crop could have a major effect on the production of things like baby formula.

Creating New Ambassadors for Science

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 3:50am
Ed Prather, a UA associate professor, has developed a unique approach to elevate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics among non-STEM majors.

Genetic Factors May Affect Exercise Benefit

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 3:50am
Women with a high genetic risk of obesity may benefit less from resistance exercises than those at a lower genetic risk, UA researchers found.

Students Aid Developing Countries

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:50am
Students participating in Global Medical Brigades at the UA travel over spring and summer breaks to other countries to provide basic health care. The students come from a variety of backgrounds and majors.

McCollum Earns Honorary Alumni Award

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:50am
Jane McCollum, general manager of the Marshall Foundation, oversees Main Gate Square and supports UA athletics and the Pride of Arizona marching band.

Anivax Licenses UA-Developed Poultry Vaccine

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:50am
The vaccine, the result of a collaboration of scientists steered by Tech Launch Arizona, would reduce colonization by bacteria and ultimately lower the incidence of human disease.

UA Scores Highest for Grads' Financial Prospects

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:50am
The University's scores were the highest among Arizona's four-year universities in key categories assessing career earnings potential by the Brookings Institution.

Doni Whitsett to Address 'Cult Dynamics'

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 3:50am
Doni Whitsett, clinical professor and associate director of faculty development at the University of Southern California's School of Social Work, will present a workshop titled "Cult Dynamics Within Organizations: A Contemporary Overview."

Meet the Beetle That Packs a Machine Gun

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 3:50am
Scientists discovered how bombardier beetles manage to fire rapid bursts of a searing hot chemical mix at predators or other creatures that harass them.

Bear Down Kitchen: Delicious, Nutritious

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 3:50am
Bearing down and eating up have a nutritional dimension through a new program, Eat Like a CHAMP, which encourages student-athletes to make healthful food choices.

A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 3:50am
Seismologists at the UA are part of a global community of scientists trying to better understand massive earthquakes and help communities prepare for the worst.