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Five UA Graduate Programs Ranked Among Top 10

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Audiology joins elite programs in management information systems, rehabilitation counseling, speech-language pathology and earth sciences in the 2017 rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

UA Campus Pantry Has a New Home

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
From its beginnings in a tiny room in El Portal to cramped quarters off campus in Babcock Hall, the UA Campus Pantry’s new space in the Student Union creates new possibilities for improving food security and garnering resources.

UA Tops $600 Million Mark in Research Activity

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Ranked as one of the nation's top 20 public research universities, the UA expects to reach three-quarters of a billion dollars in research expenditures in the next decade.

How Far Will the Wildcats Go? Try 2,600 Miles

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The UA's first-round game Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament is about as far as you can get from the friendly confines of McKale Center. Providence, Rhode Island, is a 39-hour drive from Tucson.

Open Access Causes Disruption of Status Quo

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Journals that are made available to all, free of charge and with unrestricted use, are shifting the research paradigm. Four open-access proponents from the UA address a contentious subject affecting scholarly publications.

Report: Science Can Estimate Climate Change's Role

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
A committee of climate experts that includes the UA's Kathy Jacobs says that it's possible to attribute changes in the frequency or severity of some extreme weather events to climate change.

UA's Space Expertise Seen as Key for US Security

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
With space becoming "increasingly congested and contested," a new UA research initiative in space object behavioral sciences is described as vital to national interests.

Science City: State's Largest's STEM Event

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Hosted by the UA's BIO5 Institute, the College of Science, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, it gives visitors to the Tucson Festival of Books the opportunity to learn about research and experience innovation.

Colorado River Flows Reduced by Warmer Spring Temps

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
A UA-led study, the first to examine the instrumental historical record, discovers that temperature has played a larger role in streamflow and in exacerbating drought.

2 UA Researchers Named Sloan Foundation Fellows

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Faculty members Matthias Morzfeld and Eduardo Rozo are among 126 to be awarded the fellowships, which provide $55,000 to distinguished early-career researchers.

Behind the Scenes at the Center for Creative Photography

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Conservators such as Jae Gutierrez treat UA photos with tender loving care, making sure that valuable materials will be available to future generations. With UANews video.

UA Computer Scientists Push for Code Sharing

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Code that supports computer systems research does not always accompany its publication, which can keep others from repeating the experiment.

First Folio Fights Off Agents of Decay

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
For nearly a month, Arizona State Museum associate conservator Teresa Moreno has safeguarded the book that gave us Shakespeare.

Shipwrecks, Tree Rings Reveal Caribbean Hurricanes

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
A UA-led study is the first to use shipwrecks as a proxy for hurricane activity. Learning more about how hurricanes correlated with climate for the past 500 years may lead to better regional predictions of hurricanes.

The American Novel in the 21st Century

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
In advance of the Tucson Festival of Books, UA professors Fenton Johnson, Homer Pettey and Scott Selisker discuss the novel's evolution through the Internet era and consider its place in the current cultural landscape.

Literary Journals for Fairy Tales? Believe It, the UA Has 2 of Them

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
"The Power of Fairy Tales" at this weekend's Tucson Festival of Books will provide an interpretive reading, put on by the UA's Fairy Tale Review and Tiny Donkey magazines.

UA Experts Say Apple-FBI Case Portends Future

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
The battle is significant because the government is out to establish a legal precedent, according to law professor Derek Bambauer and information professor Yotam Shmargad.

Drought in Eastern Mediterranean Worst of Past 900 Years

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Studies from the UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research contradict previous research that suggested when the eastern Mediterranean was dry, the western Mediterranean was wet — and vice versa.

3 to Debate Security, Safety, Personal Privacy at UA

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden will take part in "A Conversation on Privacy," presented by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences on March 25.

The Reason for Mars’ Tumultuous Past

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:32am
UA planetary scientist Isamu Matsuyama has helped unravel dramatic events in the early history of Mars. Everything changed when massive volcanic eruptions initiated changes that eventually caused the entire planet to tip over.