The University of Arizona

$1.4M Award to Improve Stream Ecosystem Management

UANews | October 11, 2010
The project's goal is to better understand how humans impact the environment in arid region stream corridors and to give stakeholders the knowledge they need to make decisions beneficial for their land and the environment.

Titan’s Haze May Hold Ingredients for Life

UANews | October 7, 2010
Simulating possible chemical processes in the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, a UA-led planetary research team found amino acids and nucleotide bases – the most important ingredients of life on Earth.

Who Teaches the Teachers?

UANews | October 4, 2010
The UA's BIO5 Institute is helping K-12 science teachers keep up with the pace of research and innovation. More than 150 science teachers from 34 communities around the state attended a recent event to expand their teaching knowledge.

Environment Institute Revamps Climate Change Site

UANews | October 1, 2010
The Southwest Climate Change Network website now includes a blog and other features aimed at sparking more discussion and knowledge on climate in the Southwest.

UA Bioengineer Awarded $1.5M to Research Tissue Regeneration

UANews | October 1, 2010
Pak Kin Wong aims to discover the rules that govern how biological tissues are formed from individual cells. He is investigating how to grow new tissue to replace that destroyed by disease.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Celebrates 100 Years

UANews | September 30, 2010
To celebrate its first century, the UA department of electrical and computer engineering has organized a program of events to demonstrate how engineering affects every aspect of our lives. Highlights include an exhibition of planetary exploration rovers, a public lecture series and a gala.