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UA Helps Bring Seed Library Forum to Tucson

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:50am
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.

Creating New Ambassadors for Science

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 3:50am
Ed Prather, a UA associate professor, has developed a unique approach to elevate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics among non-STEM majors.

Genetic Factors May Affect Exercise Benefit

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 3:50am
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 Aid Developing Countries

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:50am
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.

McCollum Earns Honorary Alumni Award

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:50am
Jane McCollum, general manager of the Marshall Foundation, oversees Main Gate Square and supports UA athletics and the Pride of Arizona marching band.

Anivax Licenses UA-Developed Poultry Vaccine

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:50am
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.

UA Scores Highest for Grads' Financial Prospects

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:50am
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 to Address 'Cult Dynamics'

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 3:50am
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."

Meet the Beetle That Packs a Machine Gun

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 3:50am
Scientists discovered how bombardier beetles manage to fire rapid bursts of a searing hot chemical mix at predators or other creatures that harass them.

Bear Down Kitchen: Delicious, Nutritious

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 3:50am
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.

A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 3:50am
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.

TLA to Honor Innovation, Impact

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 3:50am
Second annual awards by UA's commercialization arm will recognize those whose work affects quality of life through research, collaboration and innovation.

Some Grads Earned Degrees From a Distance

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 3:50am
The Class of 2015 includes graduate students who completed their degrees online, and undergraduates soon will follow them as part of the new UA Online campus.

Countdown to Commencement Underway

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 3:50am
Our graduates are military veterans, entrepreneurs, parents and inventors: They're knitted together as the UA's Class of 2015 and the celebration is little more than two weeks away.

Changing the World, Impressing Employers

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 3:50am
Nearly 80 teams of UA seniors have spent two semesters taking a corporate or UA sponsor’s project from concept to reality. Now they're ready to show off their work at the 13th annual Engineering Design Day.

Class of 2015: Future Physician Devoted to Underserved

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:50am
Through service work with an interdisciplinary team designed to provide students with practical skills in an authentic work environment, Corey Benjamin chose to work toward becoming a doctor.

UA's Alison Deming Named Guggenheim Fellow

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:50am
The creative-writing professor is working on a book of essays focused on lost industries of fishing and fashion, magnifying the connection between culture and the environment.

UA Professor Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:50am
Major honor for Renu Malhotra of UA's Department of Planetary Sciences follows her election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Class of 2015: Screening Before Graduating

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:50am
B.F.A. thesis films from the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television return this year to the Fox Tucson Theatre. Graduating film and television students are screening their projects.