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A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | UANews

A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Top Students in STEM Earn National Fellowships | UANews

Top Students in STEM Earn National Fellowships | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Because they are considered to be among the nation's top students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics – the STEM fields – 22 University of Arizona students and alumni have been selected to receive funding through a highly competitive National Science Foundation fellowship program.

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Bobbi Brown Speaks at UA Global Retailing Conference | UANews

The University of Arizona's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing hosted its 2014 Global Retailing Conference at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort April 10-11. About 300 people attended, including UA students and industry professionals. Speakers included UA alumnus and Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren, as well as Ken Langone, co-founder of Home Depot, and Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetic

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Sharing a Passion for Plants | UANews

Sharing a Passion for Plants | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Master Gardener Steve McIntyre had an engineering puzzle to solve: Can you take a parking lot that’s bathed in shade for much of the day and turn it into a garden to feed those in need?

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A PhD Less Ordinary | UANews

A PhD Less Ordinary | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

They study insects to build better robots, work with psychologists to develop more effective ways to learn a foreign language, or grow tiny wires inside living cells to produce smaller circuits.

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Waging the War on Weeds | UANews

Waging the War on Weeds | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Invasive and noxious weeds in Arizona are more than just pesky plants – they are downright destructive.

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Arizona's Future Climate: Temps Rising, Water Disappearing | UANews

Arizona's Future Climate: Temps Rising, Water Disappearing | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The southwestern United States is facing an increasingly stressful future with unabated population growth, oversubscribed water resources and a hotter and drier climate.

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Women's History Month: A Tribute to Key Administrators | UANews

Women's History Month: A Tribute to Key Administrators | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In honor of Women’s History Month, we're highlighting University of Arizona women whose achievements have had a lasting impact on the campus and beyond.

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UA Faculty Present at Global Agriculture Forum in Abu Dhabi | UANews

UA Faculty Present at Global Agriculture Forum in Abu Dhabi | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona played a significant role in the first-ever Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, in which participants from 62 countries gathered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to present the world’s largest collection of sustainable agricultural innovations.

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Discovery of Microbe Hiding in Permafrost Raises Concerns About Future | UANews

Discovery of Microbe Hiding in Permafrost Raises Concerns About Future | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona scientists have helped discover a microbe that is set to play a significant role in future global warming. The methane-producing organism was first identified in soils in northern Sweden that were once frozen year-round but have begun to thaw under the effect of globally rising temperatures.

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Turning Tucson Green: UA Student-Run Composting Program Partners With City | UANews

Turning Tucson Green: UA Student-Run Composting Program Partners With City | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A single person can't make a difference in the world? The 14 University of Arizona undergraduate and graduate students in Compost Cats don’t believe that.

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Undergrad's Research Involves Plant With Anti-Tumor Potential | UANews

Undergrad's Research Involves Plant With Anti-Tumor Potential | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

"It's going to change everything," says University of Arizona junior Philipp von Bieberstein.

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UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2014 Presenters | UANews

UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2014 Presenters | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing has announced its 2014 Global Retailing Conference lineup of presenters, which includes UA alumnus Lundgren, CEO of Macy's, and Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.

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From Grad School to Startup | UANews

From Grad School to Startup | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

While working toward advanced degrees, UA graduate students are producing new knowledge and products and forming companies that address significant challenges facing our state, nation and world.

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UA Professor to Develop European Model to Link Science With Stakeholders | UANews

UA Professor to Develop European Model to Link Science With Stakeholders | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A University of Arizona professor is headed to Spain this fall to focus on developing a model for collaboration between researchers, stakeholders and citizens – an undeveloped concept in areas of Europe. At the UA, and in the U.S., the idea has been institutionalized through Cooperative Extension.

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UA’s EarthWeek 2014 Kicks off Tuesday With Student Research | UANews

UA’s EarthWeek 2014 Kicks off Tuesday With Student Research | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona will welcome Marcia McNutt, editor-in-chief of the journal Science on April 11 as part of the UA’s EarthWeek 2014.

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UA Pest Control Experts to Create Nationwide Guidelines for Schools | UANews

UA Pest Control Experts to Create Nationwide Guidelines for Schools | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday awarded a $250,000 grant to the University of Arizona's interated pest management program for schools so that it can create training materials for educators nationwide.

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4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | UANews

4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

With programs in all 15 Arizona counties, on five American Indian reservations and on four military bases, Arizona’s 4-H offers more than 100 projects for youth involvement focused around science, agriculture, education and other areas.

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UA Earns 2013 Tree Campus USA Designation | UANews

UA Earns 2013 Tree Campus USA Designation | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

As the oldest continually maintained public green space in Arizona, the University of Arizona has again earned the Tree Campus USA recognition for its work promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

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UA Leading Effort to Evaluate Unprecedented Environmental Flow to Colorado Delta | UANews

UA Leading Effort to Evaluate Unprecedented Environmental Flow to Colorado Delta | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona scientists Karl Flessa and Ed Glenn and a binational team of scientists will monitor the effects of an engineered spring flood to bring water to the parched Colorado River delta.

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The Future of Shopping | UANews

The Future of Shopping | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In the future, you may walk into a clothing store and interact with a sales associate using a technological interface that already knows what sizes you buy, that you tend to wear bold prints and that while you have a taste for Phillip Lim and Versace, your budget guides you to more reasonably priced fashions.

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Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | UANews

Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Tucson Village Farm, a working urban farm built by and for the youth of the Tucson community, was recognized on Wednesday for its innovative approach to nutrition education and focus on urban youth from all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds when National 4-H Council President and CEO Jennifer Sirangelo and Arizona 4-H Executives honored the farm with a visit to kick off National Nutrition Month.

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UA's Water RAPIDS Program Creates Collaborative 'Atlas' to Address Water Scarcity | UANews

UA's Water RAPIDS Program Creates Collaborative 'Atlas' to Address Water Scarcity | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Water RAPIDS program is helping southerneastern Arizona's water-stressed Upper Gila Watershed plan for a sustainable future water supply.

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UA Honors 'Pillars' of Research, Teaching, Engagement | UANews

UA Honors 'Pillars' of Research, Teaching, Engagement | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Several University of Arizona faculty members, students and alumni were honored last week as Pillars of Excellence in recognition of their contributions in research, service, teaching and academic excellence.

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UA and Arizona Celebrate STEM Fields with Annual SciTech Festival | UANews

UA and Arizona Celebrate STEM Fields with Annual SciTech Festival | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

During February and March, more than 400 expos, workshops, discussions, exhibitions and tours at locations across the state of Arizona will bring science and technology to the public.

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