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The Secret Lives of Brown Dwarfs: Hidden Oddballs of the Universe

UANews | April 7, 2010
Caltech Astronomer J. Davy Kirkpatrick will give this year's Marc Aaronson Memorial Lecture at UA's Steward Observatory. In his presentation, which is free and open to the public, the former Steward Observatory graduate will explain the bizarre nature of brown dwarfs, celestial bodies that defy classification as stars or planets. 

Spring Fling Starts Thursday

UANews | April 7, 2010

Admission to the student-run event is free for UA employees and students.

If You Say 'Um' You'll Hear a 'Ding'

UANews | March 31, 2010
The Women in Bioscience Toastmasters Club provides a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self confidence and personal growth. This club specializes in helping scientists better communicate with both fellow scientists and non-scientists, but is open to everyone.

Redesigned UA Web Site Aims to Make Employee Access Easier

UANews | March 31, 2010
The UA's redesigned Web site includes an updated Faculty & Staff page that features stories about University employees and has been reorganized to make it easier and faster to find information.

Employees Celebrate Years of Service

UANews | March 31, 2010
More than 1,000 employees celebrating milestone years of service at the UA have been invited to attend the annual Service Awards luncheon on April 7.

Materials Engineer is First From UA to Receive Air Force Young Investigator Award

UANews | March 24, 2010
Erica Corral, assistant professor in the department of materials science and engineering, is the first UA researcher chosen for the Air Force Office of Scientific Research's Young Investigator Program. Her work could help hypersonic vehicles go on longer missions in more extreme conditions.

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