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Coming Soon to a Server Near You: Fewer Internet Delays

UANews | November 3, 2011
Researchers at the UA-led Center for Integrated Access Networks, the largest optical research center in the U.S., are developing methods to improve transmission speed, efficiency and reliability of Internet content, including everything from cell phone calls or texts to emails and television.

UA Scientists Find Evidence of Roman Period Megadrought

UANews | November 3, 2011
A new study at the UA's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research has confirmed the existence of a multi-decade drought period in the second century A.D. The findings give evidence that extended periods of aridity have occurred at intervals throughout our past.

UA Wide Receiver Balances Football, Engineering Studies

UANews | November 2, 2011
Wildcats wide receiver David Roberts is an aerospace engineering senior, balancing his studies in a tough major with football. He earned UA Student Athlete of the Month honors in 2009 and was named offensive player of the week in 2010, along with getting As in his classes.

This Homecoming, Step Into UA Science

UANews | November 1, 2011
During the 2011 Collegiate and Campus Showcase, research labs and science and engineering departments across campus will open their doors to the public to learn about the broad and often surprising range of scientific research happening at the UA.

Students Host Frisbee Tourney to Support Bolivian Water Project

UANews | October 27, 2011
The UA student chapter of Engineers Without Borders is raising money to send members to Bolivia over the summer to implement a water distribution system. The tournament will take place Oct. 29 on the UA Mall.

Grants Support Junior Faculty, Community Outreach Projects

UANews | October 26, 2011
Sixteen up-and-coming UA junior faculty members and six UA projects that partner with the local community are recent recipients of grant funding through the UA Foundation and the UA Office of the Vice President for Research.