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UA at the Forefront as Climate Change Heats Up

The UA will share its expertise in climate change research with the public in the upcoming College of Science Lecture Series — and the timing couldn't be better. Part Four in a six-part series on stories to watch in 2016.

International Instrument Delivered for OSIRIS-REx

A laser-based mapping instrument will create 3-D maps of the asteroid Bennu to help the mission team select a sample collection site.

Growing Up With the AZ Insect Festival

Children have been returning to the Arizona Insect Festival year after year to learn more about bugs and the roles they play in our world. Next fall's festival will be the sixth.

From Inception to Innovation, Hack Arizona Is All About Ideas

After a successful first year, Hack Arizona will return to the UA next weekend, giving students opportunities to work with advanced technologies in a competitive learning setting.

Fewer Landslides Than Expected After Nepal Quake

A team of scientists led by UA glaciologist Jeffrey Kargel determined that the situation "could have been far worse," even with a death toll that exceeded 9,000 last April.

Building Research Infrastructure for the Infinite

Between the recently rebranded CyVerse data management platform and the AIM Photonics consortium, the UA is at the leading edge of turning data into discovery. Part Two in a six-part series on stories to watch in 2016.

Mars Navigator Joins UA to Launch Space Research Initiative

Moriba Jah, who has steered spacecraft to Mars for NASA, is joining the College of Engineering and the Office for Research & Discovery to focus on space object behavioral sciences.

NSF's iPlant Collaborative Rebrands to CyVerse

Formerly known as the iPlant Collaborative, the National Science Foundation-funded project expands its data management capabilities across several scientific disciplines.

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