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UA Astrophysicist Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

The work of Feryal Ozel, who is fascinated by neutron stars and black holes, is all about getting a look at the most alien and bizarre objects in the universe.

Post-Wildfire Erosion Can Sculpt Forested Mountains

Two UA geoscientists conducted before-and-after studies of how the severe 2011 Las Conchas forest fire in New Mexico affected short- and long-term erosion rates.

Documentary on West's Water Issues to Premiere

Two years in the making, "Beyond the Mirage" reveals new technologies and challenges old ideas, calling on the expertise of a number of UA researchers. The film's premiere is scheduled for Friday night on PBS 6 in Tucson.

Impey Named Associate Dean of College of Science

Chris Impey, a University Distinguished Professor of Astronomy, will oversee the college's recruitment and engagement.

UA Team Revs Up Transportation's Internet

Engineering professor Larry Head has developed technology enabling vehicles of all types to communicate with traffic signals and with one another, for safer and less-congested roads.

Toward a More Inclusive STEM Workplace

UA professor Beth Mitchneck makes recommendations for increasing the representation and advancement of female professors in STEM fields, saying that the conditions under which they work must be improved.

2 Major Contracts for UA Optical Sciences

The awards highlight the recognized role of UA faculty in addressing the national interest through advanced optics technologies.

Study of Bees' Pollen-Foraging Habits Could Create a Buzz

Researchers such as the UA's Avery Russell know all about nectar-foraging behavior in bees, but little research has been done to date on pollen foraging. With UANews video.

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