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UA Doctoral Student Bound for Nepal This Week

UANews | June 2, 2015
A native of the earthquake-torn country, Bhuwan Thapa has a keen interest in relief efforts and in helping with farming issues that threaten water and food security.

UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less

UANews | May 29, 2015
Bulk-buying of food might not be such a boon to the budget after all. Research by the UA's Victoria Ligon and Anita Bhappu found that consumers shop too infrequently and overbuy when they do, contributing to waste.

Strengthening Higher-Ed Ties Between US and India

UANews | May 26, 2015
With one of the fastest-growing major economies and the second-largest population in the world, India represents unique collaborative opportunities for the UA.

UA Poverty Field Workshop Presents Its Findings

UANews | May 22, 2015
In a seven-week survey of eight high-poverty Tucson neighborhoods, students found that many of the poor are employed and not receiving assistance.

Mindfulness Practices Help With Focus

UANews | May 12, 2015
Sports psychologist George Mumford visited the UA campus recently for a talk hosted by the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry.

UA Prof Receives UNESCO Appointment

UANews | May 8, 2015
The UNESCO Chair in Environmental History has been awarded to David Pietz, director of the UA's Global Studies Program. His initial focus will be a four-year research and teaching project on water and indigenous peoples.