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A National Science Foundation workshop attracted experts from across the U.S. and the globe to tackle questions about resources on a planet that soon will have 9 billion people.
A guest column is launching on the UA's official blog, written by students who are involved in a summer internship, job, fellowship, assistantship or other engaged work.
Two student groups diverted nearly 1,300 pounds of compostable material and food scraps from landfills — about double the amount from last year's event.
An international team of astronomers has obtained the first results from the LEECH exoplanets survey, and the findings reveal new insights into the architecture of HR8799, a "scaled-up" version of our solar system 130 light-years from Earth.
UA professor Bruce Tabashnik has earned the 2015 Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity, which honors a dedicated scientist, scholar and collaborator whose mission is to “conduct research to improve food production while preserving environmental quality.”
UA students can enroll in an independent-studies course and take a tour of the South, visiting historical sites and completing class assignments while documenting their experience.
Rillito Park Race Track in Tucson has been home to the Race Track Industry Program, which began at the University in 1974 and has started nearly 600 alumni careers.
Gary Harper, who earned a mechanical engineering degree from the UA in 1971, remain connected to the University as he built his career, often serving as a member of councils and boards responsible for helping to shape the institution's future. Harper will receive the UA's Alumni Achievement Award during the Commencement ceremony.
The UA is celebrating National Poetry Month with multiple events that recognize the unique ways the University embraces the popular literary form.
Through a combination of data analysis and numerical modeling work, researchers have found a record of the ancient moon-forming giant impact observable in stony meteorites. The research indicates numerous kilometer-sized fragments from the giant impact struck main belt asteroids at much higher velocities than typical main belt collisions.
"Symbiosis: An Exhibit of Biological Art," an event promoting the fusion of science and art, will feature work from more than 50 artists, including UA faculty, staff and students and members of the Tucson community.
After opening his first restaurant in Tucson at the age of 20, he founded a restaurant group that now has 44 locations and 15 unique concepts spanning seven states.
A group of advertising students in a UA Eller College of Management has spent the semester on a job recruitment campaign for the American Petroleum Institute, and the project is in the running in a national competition.
UA Presents has announced 22 events for the 2015-2016 season, which also will feature the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, pianist Emanuel Ax and performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts and BODYTRAFFIC.
NIEHS meeting addresses a range of topics, including environmental effects on obesity, epigenetics, metabolic disease and cancer, and the social and legal implications of environmental health issues.
Politics have become a taboo topic for many. Documentary filmmaker Julie Winokur hopes to change that with her film and community engagement campaign "Bring It to the Table," which she brought to the UA.
Adding Antarctica's largest astronomical telescope to the Event Horizon Telescope, a UA-led collaboration of astronomers has come closer to taking detailed images of the supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way, up to its very edge, the "event horizon."
The University's new iSchool will draw from four existing colleges and is seen as a pipeline for breakthrough research and top talent in the rapidly growing field of information science.
The program includes a diverse population of students from different backgrounds, but the call to serve and a devotion to country are common.
As part of its centennial celebration and coinciding with National Food Month, the UA School of Anthropology is highlighting faculty and student research on the topic of food.