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"State of the University"

Christopher Conover tells us about what was covered in Dr. Robert Shelton's 2009 UA "State of the University" address.

Ofelia Zepeda

Mark McLemore has a conversation with poet and linguist Ofelia Zepeda about her role as Tucson's poet laureate, and her latest collection of poems.

Alison Hawthorne Deming

Meet poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming. She talks with Mark McLemore about the places where art and science intersect, and the concept of an ecosystem for the human mind.

Biosphere 2

Christopher Conover tells us about some new science that's being done at Biosphere 2, including a large-scale, 10-year experiment studying the consequences of global climate change.

Raw Food Diet for Diabetics

While doctors say there is no cure for diabetes, some diabetics have discovered a way to stay off of insulin, permanently. Laura Markowitz reports it's all about what they eat.

Solar House Update

Christopher Conover looks at the University of Arizona's entry in an international contest to design the future of solar housing.

Apollo 11 Anniversary

A look back at the 40th anniversary of the moon landing with Dr. Spencer Titley, a UA professor who was part of a team that helped NASA find the best landing spot.

Navajo Code Talkers

The Arizona State Museum presents an exhibit this month about the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. Mark McLemore talks with Zonnie Gorman, daughter of one of the Code Talkers.

Solar House

As part of our continuing BLUEPRINT AMERICA coverage, Christopher Conover introduces us to a team of University of Arizona students in a competition to build the best solar house in the world.

Female Scientists

Meet Misha Pangasa, a UA student inspiring the next generation of female scientists through a partnership between the BIO5 Institute and the Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona.

UA Goes Solar

Christopher Conover reports on the University of Arizona's plans to greatly expand the use of solar energy on campus.

Extra-Terrestrial Life?

Laura Markowitz talks with University of Arizona astronomer Chris Impey about the science of astrobiology, and the ongoing search for signs of alien life.

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