For farmers, the grass roots approach of bringing fresh, locally-sourced foods to Tucson’s restaurants is a new model that helps farmers focus on growing high quality produce. Ride along with Erik Stanford as he conducts the business of gathering food from local growers and delivering to customers like Executive Chef Anthony Coluci at Hotel Congress. Presented by Arizona Public Media
Southern Arizona is a hotbed for astronomy and is home to some of the best-known photographers in this field. Mike Weasner, chair of the Oracle Dark Skies Committee and retired astrophysicist, talks about astrophotography, night sky culture and the beautiful objects visible in the dark sky. presented by Arizona Public Media
Southern Arizona is a hotbed for astronomy and has some of the best-known photographers in the field. Astrophotographer Adam Block works at UA’s Mt Lemmon Skycenter and is the co-founder of stargazing programs. He writes for Astronomy Magazine and has been recognized by Time magazine, among other publications, for his talents. Presented by Arizona Public Media
Engineering affects virtually every aspect of our lives, and at the UA College of Engineering's Design Day on May 1, more than 500 students intend to prove it. Here is a preview of one of the projects. More: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Take a bite out of this! Scientists at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are collaborating with a team from the University of Arizona in Tucson to develop long-term methods that could help sustain astronauts working in deep space.
The Prototype Lunar/Mars Greenhouse project will support ongoing research in space to grow vegetables for food and cultivating plants to sustain life support... View details ⇨
For people struggling with a mental health problem, getting help sooner rather than later can significantly improve the effectiveness of treatment. But there are still many people who put off getting help because of the stigma surrounding their struggles. Now we explore how one Tucson community is tackling this problem head on. Presented by Arizona Public Media
Inside the iconic structure far from the UA's main campus, climate change researcher Tyeen Taylor uses the simulation rainforest to study botanical volatiles, looking for clues to how those plants manage high temperatures and drought.
A bright little bird will be getting extra attention in 2017 as the Tucson Audubon Society’s designated bird of the year. The society says the hummingbird, our region’s “smallest avian ambassador,” can play a big role in their efforts to increase understanding and appreciation for birds and nature in general. Presented by Arizona Public Media
With the use of video, UA alumnus Nick Lunn landed a job with National Geographic and has been sharing information on national and international subjects, such as dissolving glaciers, extinction of species and robots.
Last week, the Arizona Board of Regents approved a three-year contract for Dr. Robert C. Robbins, president and CEO of Texas Medical Center, to become the 22nd president of the University of Arizona. [ Bit.ly Link ]