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UA Campus Microclimates Revealed

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 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

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 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

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 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

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 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

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 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."

Museum Pairing Promotes Children's Scientific Exploration

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 3:50am
A newly funded 100% Engagement project facilitated by the UA Department of Linguistics and Children's Museum Tucson is involving University students in applied research.

Researchers Capture First Photo of Planet in the Making

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 3:50am
Until now, no one had successfully detected a forming planet. UA scientists developed instruments and techniques that made imaging possible.

The UA's Unsolved Case of the Stolen Painting

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 3:50am
Thirty years after a valuable painting was stolen from the UA Museum of Art, staffers still feel the loss of Willem de Kooning’s "Woman-Ochre," which would be worth as much as $160 million today.

Three UA Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 3:50am
Carol Bender, Judith K. Brown and Dennis L. Lichtenberger have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for achievements in their fields.

UA Events to Salute Veterans Day

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 3:50am
A career-oriented webinar, a Military Appreciation Run/Walk on the UA Mall and "Boots on Campus" are part of the week's plans.

Researchers Get $1.4M for Tool to Simplify Health Info

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 3:50am
With a four-year, $1.4 million grant, MIS researchers in the UA's Eller College of Management will create a free online tool that simplifies health care related text, making communication from a person's doctor or medical team easier to understand.

2 UA Colleges Collaborate to Form Law and Policy Center

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 3:50am
A first of its kind in the U.S., the Natural Resource Users Law and Policy Center will provide ranchers, farmers, miners and others with needed legal support.

TLA Asset Demo Program Readies Inventions

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 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

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 3:50am
State-of-the-art facility, built by Pima County, will bring together industry, government and academia to collaborate on research and technology.

UA Delegation to Attend Climate Conference

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 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

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 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

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 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.

Three UA Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 3:50am
Carol Bender, Judith K. Brown and Dennis L. Lichtenberger have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for achievements in their fields.

Why and When Narcissists Dismiss Advice

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 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

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 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.