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Behind the Scenes at the Center for Creative Photography

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Conservators such as Jae Gutierrez treat UA photos with tender loving care, making sure that valuable materials will be available to future generations. With UANews video.

UA Computer Scientists Push for Code Sharing

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Code that supports computer systems research does not always accompany its publication, which can keep others from repeating the experiment.

First Folio Fights Off Agents of Decay

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
For nearly a month, Arizona State Museum associate conservator Teresa Moreno has safeguarded the book that gave us Shakespeare.

Shipwrecks, Tree Rings Reveal Caribbean Hurricanes

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
A UA-led study is the first to use shipwrecks as a proxy for hurricane activity. Learning more about how hurricanes correlated with climate for the past 500 years may lead to better regional predictions of hurricanes.

The American Novel in the 21st Century

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
In advance of the Tucson Festival of Books, UA professors Fenton Johnson, Homer Pettey and Scott Selisker discuss the novel's evolution through the Internet era and consider its place in the current cultural landscape.

Literary Journals for Fairy Tales? Believe It, the UA Has 2 of Them

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
"The Power of Fairy Tales" at this weekend's Tucson Festival of Books will provide an interpretive reading, put on by the UA's Fairy Tale Review and Tiny Donkey magazines.

UA Experts Say Apple-FBI Case Portends Future

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The battle is significant because the government is out to establish a legal precedent, according to law professor Derek Bambauer and information professor Yotam Shmargad.

Drought in Eastern Mediterranean Worst of Past 900 Years

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Studies from the UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research contradict previous research that suggested when the eastern Mediterranean was dry, the western Mediterranean was wet — and vice versa.

3 to Debate Security, Safety, Personal Privacy at UA

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden will take part in "A Conversation on Privacy," presented by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences on March 25.

The Reason for Mars’ Tumultuous Past

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
UA planetary scientist Isamu Matsuyama has helped unravel dramatic events in the early history of Mars. Everything changed when massive volcanic eruptions initiated changes that eventually caused the entire planet to tip over.

Former UA President Likes Self-Publishing

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
One example of the rapid change in the book industry is self-publishing, and Peter Likins knows all about the experience from putting out his first novel, "Coyote Speaks: Cross Country Run," last year.

UA Startup Caltrode Tackles Galvanic Corrosion

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Researchers have invented a new type of sensor designed to work effectively in high-temperature environments, and it has implications for solar power, nuclear reactors and petroleum refining.

UA's Dr. Skip Garcia Selected as Trudeau Medal Recipient

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The award recognizes lifelong contributions to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung disease through leadership in research, education and clinical care.

Birdsong Could Offer Clues to Human Speech Disorders

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
By studying the brain of the zebra finch, UA assistant professor Julie Miller hopes to expand our knowledge of the speech problems associated with Parkinson's disease.

Helping Kids is a Family Tradition for 'Dr. Ruth' and Her Daughters

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Ruth Mondschein's passion for helping children, especially children with disabilities, was passed down to her daughters, Paula and Joan.

Bike Ambassadors Keep the UA's Many Cyclists Rolling

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
A program funded by Parking and Transportation Services and the Pima County Department of Transportation has helped the UA receive national recognition. With UANews video.

How Parents, Romantic Partners Influence Student Spending

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Romantic partners may be even more important than Mom and Dad in shaping college students' financial habits, according to a new study co-authored by UA researchers.

Student-Led Compost Cats Recognized by EPA

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The ASUA organization Compost Cats has received an award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in honor of its campus and citywide sustainability efforts.

White House Announces UA's Involvement in National Precision Medicine Initiative

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The UA Health Sciences will commit significant resources to precision medicine – translating large-scale clinical and genomic data to accelerate disease prevention, early detection and treatment – through the UA Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.

$1M Endowment to Support Science, Math Students

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
John and Diane Patience have pledged the funds in honor of the groundbreaking cancer diagnostics work of Dr. Thomas Grogan, professor emeritus of pathology at the UA.