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The U.S. and Mexico are "getting a lot more serious" about mining in environmentally sustainable and socially responsible ways, according to UA experts at the launch of the Center for Mexican Studies.
Jessica Tierney, a paleoclimatologist who uses the Earth's history to gain perspective on past and future climate change, will receive a grant of $875,000 over five years to apply to her research.
The geosciences capstone field course Accessible Earth, the first of its kind, will provide research experience in Orvieto, Italy, for students of all physical abilities.
A first of its kind in the U.S., the Natural Resource Users Law and Policy Center will provide ranchers, farmers, miners and others with needed legal support.

Eight multidisciplinary graduate students will participate as UA SRP Training Core Fellows in 2015-2016.

UA SRP staff and trainees engaged elementary, middle, and high school students on topics related to mining.

The state-of-the-art facility, built by Pima County, will bring together industry, government and experts from the UA to collaborate on research and technology.
Formerly known as proof of concept, asset demonstration projects begin with a clear scope of work that is divided into milestones, with incremental funding awarded when those milestones are met.
The UA's commercialization arm is recognized in the academia category at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation awards, presented by the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority.

Drs. Walt Klimecki and Clark Lantz serve the Society of Toxicology Metals Specialty Section as President and Vice President, respectively.

The state-of-the-art facility, built by Pima County, will bring together industry, government and experts from the UA to collaborate on research and technology.
Formerly known as proof of concept, asset demonstration projects begin with a clear scope of work that is divided into milestones, with incremental funding awarded when those milestones are met.
The UA's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research found that Puebloans used materials from two mountain ranges to build some of the largest pre-Columbian structures in North America.
The UA scored a top-three finish in its first Pac-12 Zero-Waste Football Challenge, diverting nearly 12 tons of waste that otherwise would have ended up in a landfill.
A team of scientists led by UA glaciologist Jeffrey Kargel determined that the situation "could have been far worse," even with a death toll that exceeded 9,000 last April.

UA SRP Training Core Fellow John Hottenstein received a Pistor-Stanley Scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year.

In 2015, Denise Moreno Ramírez served on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Technical Advisory Committee to develop a new research agenda to support a “Culture of Health.”

Linnea Honeker attended the 2015 Conference of the International Phytotechnology Society as a “PhytoScholar.”

Sarah Wilkinson participated in two group presentations highlighting research translation and community engagement collaborations at the 2015 US EPA’s Community Involvement Training Conference.

UA SRP investigator and Extension Water Quality Specialist Janick Artiola educated private well owners in Yavapai County on issues of testing and treatment of drinking water from private wells.

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