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Tucson educators bringing experience in STEM industry to classrooms

The UA-generated fellowship placed teachers in Arizona technology and medical companies for the summer.

Landslide database to shape Arizona I-17 expansion project

Officials say the database will help officials evaluate the risk in expanding the highway, which navigates through a mountainous region up to Flagstaff.

Ocean & Space

Learn about UA scientists in the Southern Ocean measuring climate change; and celebrating the past and future of space exploration at Spacefest X.

Understanding data more and more important for college students, professor says

Hoshin Gupta suggests there are some basic ways of seeing the world through data that all college students should understand.

OSIRIS-REx team IDs targets among boulders of asteroid's rough terrain

Asteroid Bennu's tricky surface has pushed the mission to take a new approach to sample collection.

UA summer program offers experience with self-driving tech

Students from all over the country test their skills using an autonomous car on campus.

As Southwest water managers grapple with climate change, can a 'Grand Bargain' work?

The approach aims to rebalance some of the bad math that came from promising water to too many people.

Financial habits in college could help predict which grads feel grown up

A UA study shows link between financial responsibility and adult identity.

Sci-fi meets reality in the field of synthetic biology

A UA astrobiologist using it to identify potential alien life

Arizona Spotlight for July 18th, 2019

Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival presents indigenous stories for all to see; Retired astronaut Mark Kelly reflects on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing; and a Spotlight Session from Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine.

UA nanotech research supporting (very) small solutions to big problems

The applications range from cell phone techonology to cancer-fighting measures.

UA Study: Some medications from Mexico not what the doctor ordered

A team of doctoral students found that many of the drugs fell below guidelines for weight and content.

UA receives $1.78M grant to study safer mining fuels

In a job with many hazards, the CDC grant is focusing in on an insidious risk: diesel exhaust.

Researcher explores link between early childhood sleep and learning

Jamie Edgin developed findings while studying children with Down syndrome.

New heart valve technology comes to Tucson Medical Center

The hospital is offering a newly approved device designed to improve coronary blood flow.

UA researcher investigating chemicals used in firefighting foam

Reyes Sierra-Alvarez is working on methods to absorb a contaminant discovered in groundwater.

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