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DOD Funds UA Climate Change, Environment Projects

UANews | February 22, 2012
UA researchers have received funding to help the U.S. Department of Defense tackle environmental challenges and manage its land in a sustainable way. Two of the projects focus on climate change impacts, and two center on environmental restoration.

UA-China Collaboration Advances Astronomy Research

UANews | February 22, 2012
A collaboration between astronomers at the UA's Steward Observatory and the National Astronomical Observatory of China has led to a better camera for one of the UA's telescopes on Kitt Peak, and better pictures of the sky for the Chinese astronomers.

UA to Screen Navajo, Hopi Environment Films

UANews | February 21, 2012
Two films that address the social, health and environmental effects of energy production on the Navajo and Hopi lands will be shown at the UA on Feb. 23, followed by panel discussions with Navajo and Hopi environmental leaders and Arizona energy experts.

UA Innovation Day to Celebrate Tech Development

UANews | February 21, 2012
The UA will host its ninth-annual Innovation Day at the UA on March 6. The event will celebrate the UA's success in technology development and innovation by highlighting the research achievements of students and faculty and staff members.

UA Pursues Links Between Worms and Their Bacteria

UANews | February 20, 2012
The NemaSym Research Coordination Network is an opportunity for scientists to collaborate on nematode research. Understanding the relationship between roundworms and their internal bacteria offers insights on an array of problems, including pest management in agriculture.

UA Part of Nationwide STEM Movement

UANews | February 17, 2012
UA faculty members have joined an expansive nationwide movement to train and retain 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math teachers over the next 10 years.