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UA Wins Grant to Boost Student Exchange in Americas

Graduate students at the UA and universities in Mexico, Brazil and Chile, with support from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund, will collaborate on water sustainability research.

Improving Drought Planning on the Hopi Reservation

The Hopi Tribe and a team of UA scientists have developed a drought monitoring system to help tribal leaders more accurately prepare for unusually dry conditions and to promote a more community-based planning effort.

UA Science Lecture Series on 'Rethinking Reality'

The popular annual series, free to the public, starts on Jan. 30 and will explore cutting-edge concepts in modern physics. Each lecture will be streamed live by Arizona Public Media.

Three Ways to Be a Winner in the Game of Evolution

A new study by UA biologists helps explain why groups of animals differ dramatically in their number of species — and how this is related to differences in their body forms and ways of life.

New 'Rogue One' Film Provides Interesting Study in Cybersecurity

The theft of architectural plans isn't just the stuff of fiction. UA cybersecurity expert Hsinchun Chen explains how the Empire could have better protected the design plans for the Death Star.

UA Psychologist Earns Award for Work on Depression

John Allen has developed novel methodologies for identifying underlying causes and potential treatments for clinical depression, earning him the prestigious Humboldt Research Award.

Searching for Trojan Asteroids, Earth's Unseen Companions

While heading toward asteroid Bennu, the UA-led OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been tasked by NASA with getting some "roadside science" done: In February, some of its cameras will scan Earth's path for yet-unseen asteroids sharing Earth's orbit.

UA Startup Teams, Ecosystem Network Make It Happen

A group of 22 technology experts, business leaders and entrepreneurs offers its time and expertise to help refine UA inventions and develop startup strategies and teams.

Group of 11 UA Graduate Students Named Carson Scholars

Students representing the natural sciences, law and history have been awarded $55,000 through the Carson Scholars Program, dedicated to a pioneer of the environmental movement.

UA Research, Expertise Had Global Impact in '16

Throughout the past year, UA researchers were involved in some of the most exciting and eye-opening news stories. Among them: the OSIRIS-REx space launch, a newly discovered planet with three suns, and findings that revealed how AIDS spread across North America.

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