The University of Arizona

UA Tests Consumer Water Filters for Contaminant Removal

UANews | February 15, 2012
An investigation found that refrigerator filters work the best, and some pitcher-style filters work to some degree to remove contaminants. Results of the study are scheduled for publication in the March issue of Good Housekeeping magazine.

UA and Arizona's Centennial, Now and Then

UANews | February 13, 2012
Involving artists, engineers, foreign language instructors, filmmakers, environmental scholars and new media studies specialists, the Arizona Centennial Project team is developing a new way to see the UA in the history of Arizona’s statehood.

UA Engineering Alumnus Gives Gift of Life

UANews | February 10, 2012
UA engineering alumnus Jim Todsen donated a kidney to his wife, Ae, for their 20th wedding anniversary. The two bounced back from the surgery back to ride with their children in El Tour de Tucson.

Searching for Planets in Clouds of Dust

UANews | February 9, 2012
A UA astronomy research team was awarded a $600,000 grant for technology development in the NASA’s Explorer mission program. The EXCEDE mission involves a new space telescope for studying the dusty regions near stars to learn how planets form and evolve.

UA Honors Expo, 25 Years Strong

UANews | February 8, 2012

Dozens of undergraduate researchers will present their original work during the Honors Research Expo, which is now in its 25th year.

Building Mountains in a Bottle

UANews | February 7, 2012
Scientists are preparing to launch a 10-year project to study water resources, gas exchange and carbon cycling in three man-made landscapes built in a half-acre laboratory at the UA's Biosphere 2.