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UA Eyes $30 Million Google Lunar X Prize

UANews | September 1, 2011
In the second brace of article about the research of UA space systems engineer Roberto Furfaro, we look at his work with Moon Express, a privately funded lunar transportation company that plans a pinpoint landing on the moon in 2014, giving it a good chance of winning the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize.

UA Research: Building a Better Bomb Sniffer

UANews | August 31, 2011
A team led by UA professor and inventor M. Bonner Denton received a 2011 R&D 100 Award for a breakthrough in detection technology that could advance monitoring for nuclear activity, environmental damage, forensic testing and more.

UA Revamps Historic House

UANews | August 29, 2011
The College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture has given a facelift and a new purpose to a long-neglected residence that predates most of the campus. The Cannon-Douglass House, once a home to local scientists, will ease some of the growing pains in the college.

Campus 2.0: Technology Updates at the UA

UANews | August 25, 2011
Technology updates on the UA campus include iPhone and Android versions of the Arizona Mobile app, new equipment in computing labs and a streamlined process for submitting service requests for the 24/7 IT support center.

UA Computer Scientist Earns International Honor

UANews | August 24, 2011
Beichuan Zhang, an assistant professor in the UA's computer science department, has received an international award for his efforts toward a more energy-efficient Internet infrastructure.

UA College of Optical Sciences Names New Dean

UANews | August 23, 2011
Thomas L. Koch, director of the Center for Optical Technologies at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., has been chosen to replace James C. Wyant, who has served 13 years as both director and dean of the UA College of Optical Sciences.