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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Caribbean court affirms the existence of Maya customary land tenure in a long-awaited victory for indigenous peoples’ rights to lands and resources.
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.
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.
Ed Prather, a UA associate professor, has developed a unique approach to elevate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics among non-STEM majors.
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 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.
Jane McCollum, general manager of the Marshall Foundation, oversees Main Gate Square and supports UA athletics and the Pride of Arizona marching band.
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.
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, 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."
Scientists discovered how bombardier beetles manage to fire rapid bursts of a searing hot chemical mix at predators or other creatures that harass them.
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.
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.