The University of Arizona

Renowned Science Writer to Open Climate Lecture Series

UANews | January 23, 2012
Andrew Revkin, an award-winning science reporter and author, will speak at the UA on Jan. 26. The event begins the Clearing the Air: Arizona's Voice for Environmental Science lecture series, which includes talks by four renowned experts on communicating climate and environmental science.

Helios Education Foundation Supports 'Algebra Ready' Project

UANews | January 23, 2012
To improve the math skills of students across Arizona, UA researchers are designing online workshops for teachers of fourth, fifth and sixth graders aimed at improving the teachers' understanding and knowledge about pre-algebra instruction.

Professor's Research Helps Restore Sight to the Blind

UANews | January 20, 2012
The UA's Wolfgang Fink has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Fink's research into artificial retinas helps restore some sight in blind patients with age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa.

Ancient Domesticated Dog Skull Found in Siberian Cave

UANews | January 20, 2012
A 33,000-year-old dog skull unearthed in a Siberian mountain cave presents some of the oldest known evidence of dog domestication and, together with an equally ancient find in a cave in Belgium, indicates that modern dogs may be descended from multiple ancestors.

Statewide Water Experts Meet Tuesday at UA

UANews | January 20, 2012
The Water Resources Research Center and ASU's Morrison Institute will discuss Arizona's future water issues and growth during a daylong symposium on Jan. 24. Much of the discussion will focus on reports from three separate agencies.

UA Program Introduces Engineering to High School Students

UANews | January 19, 2012
Students in 20 Arizona high schools are trying out their engineering skills just as high school athletes test their abilities before jumping into college sports. Engineering 102 gives math- and science-savvy students hands-on experience before they commit to a university engineering program.