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Program Aims to Send Latino Students to College in STEM Fields

Pima Community College was awarded $3.1 million federal grant.

Pima College to Host STEM Innovation Showcase

Event aims to connect students, faculty, business community

UA's Hart Asks Regents for Health Sciences Investigation

Move comes following allegations of misuse of public funds and alteration of public documents.

Richard Caris, UA Mirror Lab Namesake, Dies at 81

Caris valued 'exciting projects and the people that were trying to do them.'

UA Researchers Explore Health Benefits of Man's Best Friend

Researchers seek human participants and funding to find if dog ownership improves human probiotics.

Will We Soon be Mining the Moon?

UA Scientists say private concerns are seeking ways to get there, but the practicality of it may be far-fetched.

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy

It's a Tuesday afternoon, a group of high school kids are trudging in rubber boots through only mangrove forest in Southern AZ.

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Researchers, Philosophers Explore Theories of Consciousness

Despite ongoing exploration of consciousness and its concepts, the future of the study remains unknown.

Permafrost Soils Could Contribute to Global Warming, Scientist Says

Recently discovered by team of researchers; have been frozen for tens of thousands of years, but are beginning to thaw, producing methane - a powerful greenhouse gas.

Friends of Stars, Skies in S. AZ

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is celebrating 60 years in the community; they are connected to all things astronomy.

Interdisciplinary Consciousness Conference Celebrates 20 Years

Toward a Science of Consciousness hosts around 800 scientists, philosophers, experimentalists, artists and students from different backgrounds and perspectives; taking place in Tucson thru April 26.

OSIRIS REx Moves From Planning Phase to Fabrication

Latest NASA project for the UA is one step closer to launch; its ultimate goal is bringing back a piece of an asteroid to Earth.

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