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NSF Awards UA Engineering $530,000 to Develop New Imaging Equipment

The goal is a terahertz spectral imager that can enhance pharmaceutical product control, or probe living tissue where DNA-shredding X-rays cannot.

UA Researchers Produce Video About Tucson Water Resources

Video is outreach effort to inform public of how NSF-funded UA water research project is progressing.
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Give Back the Grease

By collecting leftover cooking grease from Thanksgiving feasts and converting it into biodiesel, UA alumni and students are driving an initiative to keep waste cooking oil out of sewers and landfills, all while making vehicles more environmentally...

Manly Men of Mining Engineering Grow Moustaches, Raise Money for Cancer Research

Mining engineers, the male ones, get hairy to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, particularly cancer.
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University of Arizona Engineering Professor Wins Top National Teaching Award

Paul Blowers is selected from nearly 300 nominees from throughout the country.
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Researchers Reap a Sweet and Sustainable Harvest

Known as the sugarcane of the desert, sweet sorghum could be a sustainable and ecological future biofuel crop for Arizona.
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IBM Supports Hispanic Student Engineers

Funding helps students establish an adopt-a-school program focused on encouraging students to study hard and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
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Engineering Fraternity Looks to Extend Streak in Float Contest

The football-themed float is made mostly from wood, cardboard and recycled materials from previous floats, in keeping theta Tau's commitment to sustainability.