The University of Arizona

Fumes Keep Moths From Finding Flowers, Study Discovers

UANews | June 30, 2014
New research by the University of Arizona and the University of Washington shows that strong background odors, including natural plant odors and human pollution, can mask the scent of flowers from pollinators.

UA's Impey Given $1M Grant to Improve Science Education for Undergrads

UANews | June 30, 2014
University of Arizona astronomy professor Chris Impey, a pioneer in the use of instructional technology to teach science, is the first astronomer to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor.

UA-Developed Technology Helps Find Happy Middle Between Low Temps and High Bills

UANews | June 25, 2014
UA researchers have created a first-of-its-kind thermostat add-on that reliably predicts electricity costs, putting consumers in control of balancing their comfort with their budget.

Documentary Explores How the UA Helped Land a Man on the Moon

UANews | June 25, 2014
"Desert Moon," a documentary made by a UA journalism graduate, tells the fascinating and surprising story of how tenacity and bold thinking led to the founding of the UA's Lunar and Planetary Lab and helped the U.S. win the race to the moon.

UA Scientists Play Crucial Role in Saving America's Most Iconic Butterfly

UANews | June 23, 2014
UA scientists are playing a key role in an unprecedented effort to save the monarch, America's most iconic butterfly. Their recovery plan uses computer simulations to guide habitat restoration along the migration route, which stretches from the Great Plains to Mexico.

UA Joins the 'Movement of Making'

UANews | June 18, 2014
Higher education institutions across the country are supporting the "movement of making," which encourages people to create, build and innovate. A letter signed by more than 150 institutions was presented to President Barack Obama at the first-ever White House Maker Faire on Wednesday.

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