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UA Gets $1.5M for Firefighter Safety Research

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:50am
Researchers at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and College of Engineering will lead a firefighter safety study in partnership with the Tucson Fire Department, intended to reduce cancer risks among first responders and investigators.

Haury's Legacy Seen in Young Gardeners

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:50am
Children at a Tucson elementary school have made an emotional connection to learning and discovery, aided by a grant from the UA's Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice.

The Alumnus Who Draws Wilbur and Wilma

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:50am
Those Homecoming togas on Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat represent Chris Gall's salute to the 100th anniversary of Greek Life on the UA campus.

OSIRIS-REx Craft Completes Assembly Stage

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 3:50am
Over the next five months, the spacecraft will be subjected to a range of rigorous tests that simulate the asteroid mission's harsh environmental conditions.

UA Dancers Honor an Artistic Giant in NY

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:50am
After performing one of José Limón's acclaimed masterworks by invitation in New York City, male UA dancers are reprising the silent piece as part of the season-opening "Premium Blend" at the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre.

Findings May Lead to Next Semiconductors

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:50am
Scientists are searching for better semiconductors, finding promise in a unique class of materials known as transition metal dichalcogenides, or TMDs.

Interactive Math Exhibit Opens at Flandrau

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:50am
A new, interactive exhibit at Flandrau explores math from every angle.

UA Creates Accessible, Study-Abroad Geosciences Course

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:50am
The geosciences capstone field course Accessible Earth, the first of its kind, will provide research experience in Orvieto, Italy, for students of all physical abilities.

UA Law Adds Native Nation Building Degree Program

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:50am
The program is offered by the College of Law and Native Nations Institute.

Computational Skills Key for Research

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:50am
The UA's BIO5 Institute and iPlant Collaborative team up on Software Carpentry workshops, offering instruction to researchers, students and educators across Arizona.

UA Geoscientist Awarded Packard Fellowship

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:50am
Jessica Tierney, a paleoclimatologist who uses the Earth's history to gain perspective on past and future climate change, will receive a grant of $875,000 over five years to apply to her research.

Marshall Scholarships to Aid H.S. Scientists

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 3:50am
A dual-enrollment program at the UA, in its fourth year, has received a boost and will be able to offer an additional 60 grants in the spring.

UA Pharmaceutical Startup Awarded Grant

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 3:50am
The turmeric-based anti-inflammatory TAI-LCx, seen as a possible replacement for NSAIDs, takes another step toward the marketplace.

The Life of the 'Moon Tree' on Campus

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:50am
The moon-orbiting seed of a tree nestled between the Kuiper Space Sciences Building and the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium will be celebrated on Friday.

Homecoming Underscores the Value of Rituals

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:50am
With the University's 101st edition of Homecoming taking place this weekend, UA sociologist Albert J. Bergesen reflects on the human need to "manufacture sacredness" and engage in long-standing traditions.

The UA's Biggest Party of the Year

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:50am
A pep rally, tailgating, a parade, a football game, a salute to 100 years of Greek Life: The University's 101st Homecoming this week has something for virtually everyone — and even a virtual version of itself.

UA Boosts Awareness of Valley Fever

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:50am
With federal agencies supporting efforts to develop better diagnostic tools and vaccines against the respiratory disease, a public education campaign by the UA's Valley Fever Center for Excellence gains momentum.

Digging Up the Celluloid Pueblo and Finding Treasures

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 3:50am
Tucson's past lives have been uncovered by UA media archaeologist Jennifer Jenkins, who is on a personal mission to restore her "retro curiosities" back to collective memory.

UA, UNAM Discuss Mining Collaboration

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 3:50am
The U.S. and Mexico are "getting a lot more serious" about mining in environmentally sustainable and socially responsible ways, according to UA experts at the launch of the Center for Mexican Studies.

Researchers to Examine Soy Intake, Breast Cancer Risk

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 3:50am
Donato Romagnolo and Ornella Selmin of the UA Cancer Center have been awarded a $1 million grant to study the impact of soy isoflavones intake and risk of breast cancer.