Education and Children

Scientists: Darkness Harder to Find Due to Overpopulation

Dec 16, 2013 Use of artificial lights is increasing around the world; experts say tens of millions of people have never experiences truly dark skies.

Architect: Old Main Renovations Should Stay True to Its History

Dec 12, 2013 Corky Poster is a Tucson architect, one of the many hands involved in project; says structure is a distinctive symbol.

Retinal Implants Get New Tech That Could Improve Clarity

Dec 10, 2013 Wolfgang Fink, member of the joint U.S.-German research team developing product said current retinal implants allow people to see, but only basic, blurry shapes.

UA Biologist Captures Unusual Animal Behavior on Camera

Dec 9, 2013 After scouring endless hours of footage, Pacifica Sommers began to notice something a little odd: a dancing mouse.

UA-Led Research Team Finds New Planet

Dec 9, 2013 Gas giant discovered orbiting around star outside Earth's solar system; relatively young at 13 million years old.

UA Doctorate Student First to Identify Minerals on Mars Surface

Dec 3, 2013 What they have is basaltic sand, made from eroded lava, similar in composition to sand found here on earth in places such as Hawaii.

UA Dance School Showcases Father of American Ballet

Nov 21, 2013 Balanchine's "Tarantella" is being presented through Nov. 3; for university to have been allowed to present one of his works is an honor, director says.

UA Researchers Study Climate Change Effects In Amazon Trees

Nov 7, 2013 University scientists part of international research team; recently wrapped up field work in Peru.

UA On Top for Most Employable Graduates, Report Says

Nov 1, 2013 Global Employability Survey ranks top 150 universities around world; AU ranks 13 among US public universities.

UAMC to Launch Electronic Health Records System

Oct 29, 2013 Starting Nov. 1 the hospital will begin storing its medical records online; such method has been used in the U.S. since the 1960s.

Controversial Treatment Eases Trauma, Raises Questions

Oct 22, 2013 Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) uses the senses to resolve trauma, but researchers remain uncertain about how it works.

New Seminar Series Addresses Health Disparities

Oct 20, 2013 UA's College of Medicine launches series with talk about LGBT health issues; aims to foster inclusion in health care.

Secret to Happiness Not So Simple, Scientists Say

Oct 15, 2013 University of Arizona researchers tap temperature, technology to uncover the roots of feeling happy.

UA's Women Wheelchair Basketball Players Heading to 2016 Paralympics

Oct 14, 2013 Three team members have committed to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the games "Gold medal...that's what we want."

UAPD Explains Varied Response to Reported Gunmen

Oct 9, 2013 First report was done in March, second one was last week; in both occasions no suspects or guns were found.

AZ Week: Bringing Bullying to an End in Society

Oct 4, 2013 Greater prevention efforts needed in legal, educational realms in schools, cyberspace, workplace, experts say.

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