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UA Researchers Launch Guide to El Niño

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The ENSO Hub, a Web page for all things El Niño, breaks down the causes and effects for weather hobbyists and resource managers alike.

Who Needs Holiday Nostalgia? You Do

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Based on a common desire to have a past that is psychologically pleasing, savvy marketers know which emotional buttons to push, according to two UA professors of retailing and consumer sciences.

UA Names Paulo Goes as Dean of Eller College of Management

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The new position begins in March for the head of the University's highly ranked Department of Management Information Systems, who has been with the UA for nearly eight years.

Next Month: 'Six in 2016' to Preview Top Stories at the UA

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The launch of the OSIRIS-REx mission isn't the only big story we'll be following in the coming year. Watch for the first installment of a UANow series, "Six in 2016," on Jan. 12.

International Instrument Delivered for OSIRIS-REx

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
A laser-based mapping instrument will create 3-D maps of the asteroid Bennu to help the mission team select a sample collection site.

Fewer Landslides Than Expected After Nepal Quake

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
A team of scientists led by UA glaciologist Jeffrey Kargel determined that the situation "could have been far worse," even with a death toll that exceeded 9,000 last April.

UA Researchers Develop Brain-Mapping Technology

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
UA biomedical engineer Russell Witte is leading a $1.15 million NIH project with the potential to advance understanding of brain function and improve diagnosis and treatment of disorders.

2 UA Faculty Named Fellows of Academy of Inventors

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
Dr. Marvin J. Slepian and James Wyant join those who have impacted quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.

'Star Wars' Science: A Lightsaber Energy Crisis

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
UA researcher Jason Jones says the force won't be with you in developing a lightsaber on Earth. The final installment of a three-part series tied to the new "Star Wars" movie, which opens in theaters this weekend.

Zero-Waste Challenge: When Red and Blue Became Green

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:50am
The UA scored a top-three finish in its first Pac-12 Zero-Waste Football Challenge, diverting nearly 12 tons of waste that otherwise would have ended up in a landfill.

Campus Units Spread the End-of-Year Cheer and Generate Support

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 3:50am
With community needs increasing during the holiday and pre-winter seasons, UA groups have led fundraising and donation campaigns and also expanded outreach to a food bank.

UA Alumnus Donates $1M to Create Eller Faculty Chair

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 3:50am
Stephen Robbins, a world-renowned authority on management and organizational behavior, has supported the UA's Ph.D. students for years. Aleksander Ellis will be the chair's first holder.

UA Launches Center for Regional Food Studies

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 3:50am
With UNESCO naming Tucson a City of Gastronomy, the center has been established to advance food security and food systems innovations in the border states.

UA Economist: Tucson Growth Still Slow

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 3:50am
George Hammond says there will be job gains in service-providing sectors — but losses in government, manufacturing, and natural resources and mining.

CIUA Honored by Chinese Government

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 3:50am
Only five U.S. institutions receive recognition, and CIUA is cited for providing "a unique contribution to the development of Chinese language and culture in the U.S."

'Star Wars' Science: Risk Analysis Gone Wrong

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 3:50am
In the second part of a three-part series tied to the new "Star Wars" movie, UA space systems engineer Roberto Furfaro examines the Death Star and points out the design flaws that spelled the fictional spacecraft's doom.

UA Completes Primary Mirror for Advanced Solar Telescope

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 3:50am
The College of Optical Sciences project took four years from start to finish, involving a team of more than 50 people from the college and Steward Observatory.

Growing Up With the AZ Insect Festival

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 3:50am
Children have been returning to the Arizona Insect Festival year after year to learn more about bugs and the roles they play in our world. Next fall's festival will be the sixth.

UA to Host More Than 100,000 Book Lovers

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 3:50am
More than 130,000 are expected to attend the eighth annual Tucson Festival of Books, which will include author presentations, panel discussions, entertainment and other activities.

UA Celebrates Special Honors for Four Faculty Members

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 3:50am
A campus ceremony formally recognizes a Regents' Professor, a University Distinguished Professor and two University Distinguished Outreach Faculty for 2015.