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UA Campus Microclimates Revealed

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 3:50am
As explained by architect Mark Novak, microclimates are created through building placement, building design and the use of open space between structures.

Zero-Waste Game a Team Effort in Sustainability

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 3:50am
UA fans will be watching two outcomes on Saturday at Arizona Stadium, one involving football and the other tracking recycling and composting levels against other Pac-12 Conference schools.

Prevention of Macular Degeneration Seen as Possible

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 3:50am
A UA-led study, published in the American Journal of Medicine, found that the sight-destroying eye disease is delayed or prevented by l-dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease.

UA Trains Translators, Interpreters to Meet Growing Demand

Mon, 12/07/2015 - 3:50am
In the fall of 2006, the UA launched an innovative degree program that now serves more than 90 students, and graduates have seen steady job placement in Arizona and beyond.

UA Professor Aims to Shift Consumer Landscape

Mon, 12/07/2015 - 3:50am
Inspired by Anita Bhappu's work in the classroom, Sharing Tribes is about "saving people money, reducing our environmental footprint and making connections with others in a community."

Embracing Health on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Tribal members have been taking cooking courses through the UA's Garden Kitchen, a program that teaches them how to grow, buy, store and cook nutritious, low-cost food.

UA to Expand Arabic Language Training for ROTC

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
The UA has solidified its position as the only institution in the U.S. funded with federal dollars to offer advanced Arabic language training to ROTC students.

'Happy Meal Effect' Helps Adults Forgo Big Portions

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Martin Reimann of the UA's Eller College of Management discovered that consumers actually preferred a smaller portion when it was paired with a modest non-food bonus.

'Fires of Change' Exhibit Brings Illumination

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Fire may have a bad name, but a much-anticipated showing at the UA Museum of Art demonstrates the power that it holds for change — and the importance of informed fire management to Arizona's forests.

UA to Emphasize Tribal Health and Economic Development

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Keith James, recently appointed head of the Department of American Indian Studies, will build on existing strengths that complement the development priorities of native nations.

The UA's Treasury of Exotic Trees

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
The Campus Arboretum has documented hundreds of species of trees from around the world. But how did they get here? The answer involves a bit of a history lesson.

Ancient Genetic 'Baby Boom' of Conifers Uncovered

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
With a newly devised search tool to guide them, UA scientist Mike Barker and his colleagues have fresh insight into the speciation of plants known as conifers.

TLA Asset Demo Program Readies Inventions

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Formerly known as proof of concept, asset demonstration projects begin with a clear scope of work that is divided into milestones, with incremental funding awarded when those milestones are met.

New WEST Center to Address Water Issues

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
The state-of-the-art facility, built by Pima County, will bring together industry, government and experts from the UA to collaborate on research and technology.

UA Delegation to Attend Climate Conference

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Researchers and a coalition of students from around the country are traveling to Paris to participate in a highly anticipated United Nations conference on climate change, which begins on Nov. 30.

UA Scientist Is Building a Better Pecan Pie

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Just what you need to know for Thanksgiving: With fertilizers known as chelates, zinc levels can be managed in pecan trees — and that's good news for growers in Arizona, the nation's fourth-largest producer of pecans.

Goals for 2025 Mark a New Phase for University

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Ten years from now, the UA intends to have an enrollment of 64,000 students, along with a six-year graduation rate that has improved by nearly 15 percentage points.

Why and When Narcissists Dismiss Advice

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
New research involving the UA's Eller College of Management indicates that narcissists eschew advice not because of greater confidence, but because they think others are incompetent.

The Steep Cost of a Lack of Sleep

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
A study involving a UA College of Medicine psychiatrist shows that 56 percent of workers report trouble sleeping. The impact: up to $3,000 more in annual health care costs and increased absenteeism.

UA's Talanquer Among Top Professor Honorees

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:50am
Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.