The University of Arizona

UA Report Looks at State of Southwestern 'Foodsheds'

UANews | February 2, 2011
UA ethnobotanist Gary Paul Nabhan is behind a collection of essays that analyze the decline and rise in interest in locally produced food. Unprecedented pressures exist on food security and farming capacity in the U.S. borderland states, according to the regional food assessment by Nabhan and his colleagues.

Study Estimates Economic Impact of Football Game Near $8.2M

UANews | January 25, 2011
A study by UA MBA student Kevin Wittner found that the Sept. 18 UA-University of Iowa football game at Arizona Stadium resulted in nearly $8.2 million for the local economy.

UA Names Alumnus Leonard M. Jessup Dean of the Eller College of Management

UANews | January 24, 2011
Jessup will begin his tenure as dean in May. He is chair of the department of entrepreneurship and information systems and director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Washington State University.

Law Faculty Perceptions of the Tenure Process

UANews | January 20, 2011
UA law faculty member Katherine Barnes and her collaborator, Elizabeth Mertz, set out to understand how law faculty perceive the tenure process and found striking differences between women and people of color.

UA Tech Park Business Debuts Solar Resource for TEP

UANews | January 19, 2011
A new 1.6-megawatt array located in the UA Science and Technology Park's Solar Zone will offer solar energy to Tucson Electric Power customers. The system's output will be sold through TEP's new Bright Tucson Community Solar Program.

NativeNet Relaunches with New Courses, Resources

UANews | December 15, 2010
UANativeNet, formerly Arizona NativeNet, was reactivated this month, offering a new host of resources for tribal nations, attorneys, educators, students and others interested in issues facing American Indian and indigenous populations.