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UA Appoints Director of New Defense and Security Institute

UANews | February 26, 2015
Austin Yamada will start on April 6 and bring more than 35 years of experience in national security in government, industry and academia.

Eggs With Attitude: The Behavior of Bluebirds

UANews | February 25, 2015
The UA's Renée Duckworth and her co-authors report how mother birds influence the behavior of their male chicks while they are still in the egg, shaping where they will live.

Diversifying the Workforce for Tomorrow's Jobs

UANews | February 25, 2015
Responding to state and national demands, the UA has doubled down on its efforts to help retain women and other underrepresented groups in the STEM fields. Already the results are promising.

Monster Black Hole Discovered at Cosmic Dawn

UANews | February 24, 2015
The discovery of the brightest quasar in the early universe, powered by the most massive black hole yet known at that time, presents a puzzle to researchers.

Sea Level Spiked for Two Years Along NE North America

UANews | February 24, 2015
UA-led team is the first to document the longer length of extreme increase. Independent of any hurricanes or winter storms, the event caused flooding along the coast.

Helping Computers See Like People

UANews | February 23, 2015
For years, scientists have been trying to give computers the ability to see just as well as humans. A UA cognitive scientist who studies human vision is working toward that goal as part of a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research team.

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