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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. 

Cusanovich Golf Tournament to Fund Scholarships

UANews | February 17, 2012
The Michael A. Cusanovich Commemorative Weekend will be held March 2-3 in honor of the late UA researcher.

Echoes From an Exploding Star

UANews | February 15, 2012
Astronomers are watching the astronomical equivalent of streaming live video of a spectacular outburst from the unstable, behemoth double-star system Eta Carinae, which initially was seen on Earth nearly 170 years ago.

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.

Engineering Students Focus on Community During E-Week

UANews | February 15, 2012
A Rube Goldberg competition, a food drive, a talent show, a career fair, plus numerous community outreach events characterize the flavor of this year's E-Week at the UA, Feb. 16-25.