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UA Experts Can Offer Expertise on Issues Related to Mining Spills

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 3:50am
Numerous UA researchers have expertise related to the abandoned mine spill in Colorado.

Astronomers Discover 'Young Jupiter' Exoplanet

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:50am
An international team of scientists, including the UA's Travis Barman and Katie Morzinski, has discovered a new exoplanet using the latest planet-hunting tool, the Gemini Planet Imager.

UA Part of NSF-Funded Urban Water Initiative

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:50am
Urban planning professor Gary Pivo of the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will serve as deputy director of the national Urban Water Innovation Network.

Looking for the Missing Link in RNA Molecules

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 3:50am
A UA-led research team was awarded $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation's Plant Genome Research Program to use the iPlant Collaborative’s big data management tools to unravel the secrets of little-understood lncRNA molecules.

The All-Seeing Eyes of OSIRIS-REx

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:50am
Building on the UA's heritage and expertise in spaceflight hardware, the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory has produced three cameras that are ready to install on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.

Transformed by Lessons Learned: Engagement's Impact

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 3:50am
The UANews Student Columnist initiative comes to a close, with four University students having discovered the transformative benefits of internships and training.

Center for Innovation Launches 7 Startups

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 3:50am
Two of the companies, Edible Optics and AgentSage, were begun by current or former UA students, and a third features technology invented by a UA professor. The Arizona Center for Innovation is at the UA Tech Park.

Land Animals Proliferate Faster Than Aquatic Counterparts

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 3:50am
New analyses of vertebrate groups performed by UA evolutionary biologist John Wiens may help explain biodiversity patterns throughout the animal kingdom.

Student-Led Composting Program Becomes City Service

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 3:50am
Tucson has approved an intergovernmental agreement with the UA student-run Compost Cats, formalizing a plan to offer citywide composting services.

Ebola: What Are We Learning?

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 3:50am
The UA is hosting a panel of experts who will discuss the continuing Ebola epidemic.

UA Announces Creation of Global Mining Law Center

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 3:50am
Curriculum is expected to include specialty courses on the intellectual property of mining, water law, multinational taxation, and mining workplace safety and legal responsibility.

Student Receives Inaugural Huerta Scholarship

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:50am
Four UA alumni working for a law firm in Seattle provided donations to establish the award, which has been given to law student Francisco Olea, a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

UA Again Named a Top College by Princeton Review

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:50am
In the annual guide to nearly 400 schools, the University is rated highly for campus sustainability or "green" initiatives, quality of life, and entrepreneurial programs.

Icy Secrets From the Dawn of Time

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:50am
UA planetary scientist Shane Byrne was selected by NASA to study ice formation processes on the dwarf planet Ceres, a mysterious world believed to hold clues about how the planets formed.

UA Announces Partnership With Air Force Research Lab

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 3:50am
A collaborative agreement with AFRL New Mexico in Albuquerque is expected to improve career opportunities for students and provide access to specialized test facilities.

UA Center Educates Public on Water Issues

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 3:50am
The UA Water Resources Research Center recently released its 2015 Arroyo newsletter, which covers an "enormous topic" — Arizona’s water situation, and its challenges and options.

UA Backs Movement in Financial Education for Teens

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 3:50am
Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula. A UA-launched website supplies teachers with resources.

Brain Parasite Not Your Typical Invader

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:50am
For most people, the idea that their brain may be infected with a microscopic parasite isn't cause for celebration. But UA researcher Anita Koshy suspects that the parasite Toxoplasma gondii may have neuroprotective effects.

Breathing New Life Into Diabetes Treatment

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:50am
A UA professor's implantable oxygen generator has the potential to reverse Type 1 diabetes in some patients, and he and his collaborators have been awarded $3 million in grants and contracts.

Scholarship Universe Named a National 'Model' Program

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:50am
In response to the financial crash in 2008, the UA designed and launched Scholarship Universe to match students with funding opportunities. The program has been named a Models of Excellence honoree by University Business magazine.