UA in the News - 2013

Dec. 17, 2013
UA economists have launched a new app with economic data about Tucson and the state.
Dec. 17, 2013
Former UA soil specialist Gordon Dutt is credited with spawning the idea for winemaking in Arizona.
Dec. 16, 2013
Richard Carmona, a UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health professor, advocates for improved health literacy in this opinion piece.
Dec. 16, 2013
Tyler Meier, the UA Poetry Center's executive director, discusses the center's ongoing financial investment in the writing and publishing of poetry.
Dec. 16, 2013
Yuma's Field to Feast tours introduce participants to the city's agricultural areas and allow people to harvest produce and eat a meal made from what they pick.
Dec. 16, 2013
During the annual Economic Outlook Luncheon, UA economists predicted continued growth in the coming year.
Dec. 15, 2013
Exercise has mental benefits, experts say. UA biological anthropologist David Raichlen, who is investigating whether our ancestors' athleticism may have accelerated the evolution of their intelligence millions of years ago, suggests that our brains may actually be a product of our brawn.
Dec. 13, 2013
This article quotes Alfred McEwen, principal investigator of the UA-led HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. HiRISE snapped some of the first images of comet ISON and helps explain why the celestial object did not survive its close brush by the Sun.
Dec. 13, 2013
A group of colleges from across the country, including the UA, is building a program called American Honors to create honors programs within community colleges. The program is aimed at producing high-achieving community college graduates and making it easier for them to transfer into bachelor's programs.