The University of Arizona

Renters Spend Less on Housing But More on Energy, UA Study Finds

UANews | July 14, 2014
Multifamily housing is often an affordable option for low-income families in the U.S., but a new UA study finds those families could be spending hundreds of dollars more on utility costs every year due to a lack of energy-efficient housing features in their buildings.

UA's Public Political Ecology Lab Shapes Discussion on Environmental Research

UANews | July 9, 2014
Through blogs, videos, photo essays and other online content, the students and faculty in the UA's Public Political Ecology Lab are sharing political ecology research directly with the public.

The Lion in Your Lover's Eyes

UANews | June 23, 2014
UA doctoral candidate Rebecca Reed is looking at how couples recover from arguments, and how that may affect their immune systems and overall health. Longer recovery time is correlated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and other chronic illnesses.

Life Story of a Villista: The Lasting Impact of a 15-Year-Old UA Journal Article

UANews | June 2, 2014
After meeting a Mexican revolutionary while volunteering in Baja California as a teenager, anthropologist and UA alum Laura Cummings published an enduring oral history that retains its social and cultural significance to this day.

Hart Visits Nogales to Reaffirm UA's Support of Rural, Border Communities and Partnerships

UANews | May 30, 2014
As part of visits this year to Arizona communities that the UA serves through its land-grant mission, UA President Ann Weaver Hart visited and toured the border community of Nogales. While there, Hart affirmed the UA's commitment to collaborating with and serving rural and border communities.

Arizona Project WET Launches Smartphone Discovery Program in Phoenix

UANews | May 5, 2014
Visitors to Phoenix's Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area are encouraged to use their smartphones to embark on color-coded QR code journeys intended to spark questions about the local natural environment.