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Prestigious EPA Fellowships Go to Two UA Graduate Students

UANews | October 22, 2010
Henry Adams and Daniel Griffin, two UA students pursuing graduate degrees, have been named among 121 students in the nation to earn STAR fellowships from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

UA Scientist Alumni Reminisce About Homecomings Past

UANews | October 21, 2010
UANews asked scientist faculty members who also graduated from the UA about their memories of Homecoming, the differences from today and ideally how they would like to see the University celebrate.

Cats, Big and Small, Roam the Tucson Mountains

UANews | October 21, 2010
Using infrared-triggered cameras, UA researchers captured photos of mountain lions roaming the Tucson Mountains. The study confirmed the presence of lions in at least two age groups – adults and almost-grown kittens – in addition to other wildlife including bobcats, deer, gray foxes and ringtails.

It’s Cold and Wet at the Moon’s South Pole

UANews | October 21, 2010
Frozen water just inches below the moon’s surface has been confirmed by an international team of scientists including UA professor William Boynton.

UA to Host New Southwest Climate Center

UANews | October 20, 2010
The Southwest Climate Science Center, fueled with a $3.1 million, five-year grant, will address the current and future effects of climate change on the region's natural and cultural resources. Jonathan Overpeck, co-director of the UA's Institute of the Environment, will be principal investigator of the new center.

What Gorillas Can Teach Us About Fatherhood

UANews | October 20, 2010
Primate researchers Dieter and Netzin Steklis will discuss their work and offer details on a summer field school in rural Africa during a public lecture Friday, Oct. 22, as part of Homecoming week. The lecture is sponsored by the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences.