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Astro 101: The Last Science Class

UANews | January 24, 2011
UA physicist and educator Ed Prather is improving science education and making the subject stick with students in what could be the last science class they ever take.

Evolution by Mistake

UANews | January 21, 2011
A major driving force of evolution comes from mistakes made by cells and how organisms cope with the consequences, UA biologists have found. Their discoveries offer lessons for creating innovation in economics and society.

Ben’s Bell Award for UA Engineering Professor

UANews | January 21, 2011
Supapan Seraphin, a materials science and engineering professor, received a Ben's Bells award for her work with students. She makes a famous Thai lunch for them, providing an opportunity to discuss academic concerns.

Research Findings Abound at UBRP Conference

UANews | January 20, 2011
Students will present nearly 100 original research projects on Saturday, Jan. 22 during the 22nd annual UA Undergraduate Biology Research Program Conference.

UA Tech Park Business Debuts Solar Resource for TEP

UANews | January 19, 2011
A new 1.6-megawatt array located in the UA Science and Technology Park's Solar Zone will offer solar energy to Tucson Electric Power customers. The system's output will be sold through TEP's new Bright Tucson Community Solar Program.

UA Science Lecture Series Reaches Toward Our Cosmic Origins

UANews | January 18, 2011
This year's UA College of Science spring lecture  series, "Cosmic Origins," will focus on modern cosmology insights, triumphs and timeless mysteries. The first lecture is on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in  Centennial Hall on the UA campus.