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UA Tunnels Get Carbon Fiber Makeover

UANews | May 14, 2014
A technology developed by a former UA engineering professor to make buildings resistant against earthquakes and bomb blasts allows construction crews to repair the University's underground lifelines without digging trenches and disrupting activity on campus.

Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue'

UANews | May 7, 2014
Arizona 4-H, a program of UA Cooperative Extension, won the project design competition for the 4-H National Youth Science Day with its aerospace engineering experiment "Rockets to the Rescue."

Student Engineering Design Teams Give Glimpse of the Future

UANews | May 7, 2014
More than 350 undergraduate engineering students presented their innovations at the 2014 UA College of Engineering Design Day. The projects, which were sponsored by national and local industries and have the potential of becoming commercial products, provide the students with real-world experience and job opportunities.

UA Documentary Shows How a Veggie Garden for the Moon Can Sustain Life on Earth

UANews | May 6, 2014
"Earthlight," a documentary produced by the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, explores how UA technology that turns waste into resources to sustain astronauts could be the key to sustainable food production here on Earth.

Eight From UA Contribute to National Climate Change Report

UANews | May 6, 2014
Eight UA researchers helped produce a comprehensive national assessment of climate change, released this week by the White House, which found that the Southwest is particularly vulnerable as more wildfires increase risks to local communities and water supply becomes less reliable in some areas.

Robotic Lawn Mower, Drones to be Showcased During UA Engineering Design Day

UANews | April 30, 2014
In a dazzling display of talent and technology, more than 350 undergraduate engineering students will showcase innovations at the 2014 UA College of Engineering Design Day next week.