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Subtropical Storm Andrea, which formed on the evening of May 20, is this year's first named storm. The UA forecasting model predicts a total of 16 named storms this year. (Image: NOAA)
June 14, 2019
The UA Hurricane Forecast predicts there will be eight hurricanes during this year's Atlantic hurricane season, which started on June 1.
An environmentally safe biocompatible polymer blend that can be mixed with water and applied with existing equipment provides a new option for dust control.
June 13, 2019
Using technology developed at the UA, startup Clean Earth Tech plans to provide a novel solution to a common problem in arid climates – air pollution caused by dry air and blowing dust.
June 6, 2019
The UA made the magazine's inaugural list of America's Best-in-State Employers 2019, placing No. 11 out of 72 employers in Arizona and No. 1 in the education subcategory.
Pablo Esteban Quiñonez Paz learned to play guitar through Lead Guitar, part of the UA CFA in Schools outreach program. He plans to pursue a degree in music at the UA. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
June 5, 2019
Housed in the UA College of Fine Arts, the CFA in Schools outreach program helps K-12 schools establish classes to teach general music, guitar, drums and dance.
May 28, 2019
Avid cyclist David Ortiz, who teaches a UA course about the bicycle, talks about the historical significance of the bike in advance of World Bicycle Day on June 3.
May 22, 2019
Liesl Folks joins the UA as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost; Betsy Cantwell has been appointed senior vice president for research and innovation.
Dr. Michael Kruer, an associate professor of neurology and child health, has received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for his project, "Genomic insights into the neurobiology of cerebral palsy."
May 22, 2019
Dr. Michael Kruer, of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, has received the first federally funded grant to research genetic causes of a condition that affects 1 in 250 children.
Hannah Shoffner, a freshman at Empire High School in Vail, Arizona, and her science fair project mentor Joe Schlosser, a chemical engineering doctoral student.
May 20, 2019
Ask and you shall receive: A high school freshman turned to a UA researcher and a graduate student for help with a unique science project on aerosol particles.
UA geographer Diana Liverman (left) testified on April 30 before the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. (Photo: Julia Smith/UA Government and Community Relations)
May 1, 2019
UA geographer Diana Liverman outlined the impacts of global warming to the Southwestern U.S. and emphasized the urgency of reducing emissions to limit warming.

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