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Organic Photovoltaics: Solar Cells of the Future?

UANews | August 15, 2011
Undergraduate researcher Safatul Islam is a member of a team in the College of Optical Sciences investigating organic photovoltaics, which could lead to improved electronics.

'Smartest Night on TV' Tonight on PBS

UANews | August 10, 2011
Arizona Public Media presents "Big Dreams, Cosmic Journeys," an evening of space-centered programming featuring UA scientists and missions. The shows will air on PBS-HD Channel 6.

Students Offer Community-Based Computer Classes

UANews | August 10, 2011
UA Honors College students have collaborated with graduate students studying computer science to train community members on basic computer skills.

UA Collaborates with The Loft Cinema for 'Science on Screen'

UANews | August 8, 2011
The UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and and the College of Science are collaborating with The Loft Cinema for the inaugural event in their Science on Screen series. The project will pair provocative and thought-provoking films with local experts and scholars.

Book on Wildfire Policy Research Slated for Fall Release

UANews | August 8, 2011
On the heels of the southwestern region's intense fire season, a new book co-edited by Dean Lueck, a UA agricultural and resource economics professor, is being finalized for its December release.

Briny Water May be at Work in Seasonal Flows on Mars

UANews | August 4, 2011
Dark, finger-like features that appear and extend down some Martian slopes during the warmest months of the Mars year may show activity of salty water. They fade in the winter, then recur the next spring, reports a new UA-led paper in the journal Science.