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  • HAS Student Rachel Spinti Wins 2019 AHS Halpenny Internship

    Photo Rachel Spinti
    Monday, April 22, 2019
    Congratulations all around for Rachel Spinti, HAS BS EHY undergraduate, who has just been selected as the 2019 Arizona Hydrological Society Leonard Halpenny Intern Scholar! She was selected from among a large pool of University of Arizona undergraduate and graduate applicants from various water-related departments.  Spinti is currently studying abroad at Uppsala University in Sweden. Last year she completed a summer internship project with the Pima County Regional Flood Control Distict office which required rainfall and runoff data to quantify the harvestable amount of water from a rooftop. Sh... Read More
  • Shanghai ARWU Ranks UA as World's Number 1 Program in Water Resources

    Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities Logo
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    The Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities has recognized the University of Arizona as the world's Number 1 program in Water Resources. The ranking is based on the number of papers authored by an institution in an academic subject, the ratio of citation of papers published to the average citations of papers in the same category, the number of papers published in top journals, the amount of international collaboration, and the total number of staff members that have won significant awards. This ranking reflects well on the entire community of water scientists and researchers at the uni... Read More
  • El Dia del Agua y la Atmosfera Opens Earth Week 2019

    Photo 2019 El Dia del Agua y la Atmosfera Winners
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    Photo (L to R): Jihyun Kim, Alissa White, Melissa Clutter, Kevin Strongman, Ambria Dell'Oro, Neha Gupta, & Tiffani Cáñez. After many months of preparation and hard work, the 29th El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera student research conference opened Earth Week 2019 yesterday at the Student Union Memorial Center. The day-long event featured fabulous posters, outstanding oral presentations, and congenial networking among students, faculty, alumni, friends, and visiting students. We're pleased to report that the event was a resounding success! The day began with a breakfast reception sponsored by... Read More
  • Arizona PBS Segment Features Research of Zeng and Colleagues

    Monday, March 11, 2019
    The research of HAS Professor Xubin Zeng and fellow colleagues was featured last week in an Arizona PBS segment on snowpack and snowmelt. The discussion panel also included Charlie Ester, Jr., HAS alumnus and current member of the HAS Advisory Board. Kudos! Read More
  • Jennifer McIntosh to Receive the 14th Annual Blitzer Award for Excellence in Teaching Physics and Related Sciences

    Photo HAS Professor Jennifer McIntosh
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Update 18 March 2019: You can now access the Blitzer Award Lecture video link here We are pleased and proud to announce that UA Distinguished Scholar and HAS Professor Jennifer McIntosh has been selected to give the 14th Annual Professor Leon and Pauline Blitzer Award for Excellence Lecture in the Teaching of Physics and Related Sciences! McIntosh will give a talk titled "Shrinking Groundwater Supplies: How Deep Can We Drill for Freshwater?" on Wednesday, March 13, at 4 pm in the Kuiper Space Sciences Building, Room 308. A reception just outside the lecture hall, co-hosted by the Department of... Read More

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