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An Unnatural River

Treated effluent and recycled water flowing into the lower Santa Cruz River fosters abundant native vegetation and wildlife, and brings recreational and economic opportunities.

The Show Goes On

The annual thesis exhibition for the University of Arizona School of Art took place after a 14-month delay due to COVID-19.

William “Curly” and Annie Neal

The journey of William “Curly” and Annie Neal as pioneers, entrepreneurs, and in 1895 the first Black owners of luxury resort in Arizona.


The University of Arizona Herbarium is a research collection of over 425,000 dried plant specimens, with emphasis on the plants of the Sonoran Desert region.

Seeing in the Future

Developing the next generation of wearable display systems for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.

We Belong Here Too

Local Asian American leaders talk about how friends and loved ones are coping with and responding to the recent surge in violence against AAPI communities.

Body of Work: Nicole Miller

An examination of Tucson artist and filmmaker Nicole Miller's work, including a bronze sculpture of Michael Jackson.

Roman Goes to College

Local aspiring blues musician Roman Barten-Sherman has been performing since before he was in middle school. This year, he heads off to a five-year Contemporary Improvisation program at Tufts University and the New England Conservatory.

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