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Making Environmental Change More Tangible

With the UA at its core, Tucson represents a vibrant community and space for exploring interactions between the arts and the environment. And the Arts, Environment and Humanities Network was established to build sustained multidisciplinary initiatives that tackle environmental challenges.

UA Engineer Predicts Materials Failure From the Tiniest of Grains

Katerina Aifantis, who became the Netherlands' youngest-ever recipient of a doctorate in applied physics at age 21, is investigating how metallic solids break down at the atomic level.

RISE Symposium to Highlight Range Research

The Research Insights in Semiarid Ecosystems Symposium continues a legacy of student engagement and research collaborations based on 114 years of data from the Santa Rita Experimental Range, and 64 years of research on the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed.

32 Students + 15,000 Insects Equals One Biological Clue

How does natural selection result in evolutionary change? It's one of biology's vexing questions, and UA researchers have worked on how genetic information gets translated into traits.

UA Undergraduate Investigates How Gender Influences Stroke Response

Sergio Salguero writes about his work in Helena Morrison's lab, which is helping to improve our understanding of why women's risk for stroke increases after menopause.

UA Team Part of International Space Surveillance Conference

The conference is the largest international civil-military conference dedicated to space surveillance. The UA's prominence reinforces its lead in the emerging space surveillance industry.

Engineering Alumna Wins National Prize in Mexico

Tania Eulalia Martinez Cruz of Mexico's indigenous Mixe community is using her master's degree in agriculture and biosystems engineering to help indigenous farming communities become more self-sufficient.

'Locavores' Can Find Produce, Farmers' Markets More Easily

Local Fresh, an improved, mobile-friendly website, offers people a better way to find produce and farmers' markets in communities throughout the state.

Bugs to Take Center Stage at Annual Insect Festival

The largest festival in the Southwest dedicated to showcasing the wondrous diversity of bugs is expected to draw thousands to the UA campus.

Caterpillar Leaders Immersed in Mining at UA

The manufacturer is tapping the College of Engineering for its mining expertise, enrolling 12 high-level employees in a new online certificate program.

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