The University of Arizona

Creating New Ambassadors for Science

UANews | May 6, 2015
Ed Prather, a UA associate professor, has developed a unique approach to elevate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics among non-STEM majors.

The Future Is Now at Engineering Design Day

UANews | May 6, 2015
An engineer with Tucson Electric Power calls it "the most exciting event I attend all year." Interdisciplinary collaboration and enthusiastic corporate support are hallmarks of the UA's annual competition.

UA Student to Help Rebuild in Nepal

UANews | May 4, 2015
Doctoral student Uline Shakya has gone home to put her engineering skills to use via an internship with BuildChange, a nonprofit organization that has built and retrofitted structures in Haiti and other seismic hotspots.

UA Helps Bring Seed Library Forum to Tucson

UANews | May 1, 2015
Ensuring community access to seeds remains a vital issue, and Gary Nabhan of the UA's Southwest Center is one of the organizers of the event.

Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact

UANews | May 1, 2015
UA scientists have helped create a new variety of low-allergenic soybean, and the crop could have a major effect on the production of things like baby formula.

Meet the Beetle That Packs a Machine Gun

UANews | April 30, 2015
Scientists discovered how bombardier beetles manage to fire rapid bursts of a searing hot chemical mix at predators or other creatures that harass them.

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