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  • Regents Professor Vic Baker Featured in High Country News

    Photo Regents Professor Victor Baker
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    Regents Professor Vic Baker's ongoing research in paleohydrology has been featured in a High Country News article, "Have we underestimated the West's superfloods? Scientists warn that enormous floods may be more likely than we thought--and the Oroville Dam and others weren't built to withstand them."  By combing the Colorado River, the Green River, and others in the Southwest for sediment deposits and other flood evidence and then carbon-dating the results, Baker has concluded that the short-term record severely underestimates the size and frequency of large floods. Read more at the High Count... Read More
  • Dongxiao Zhang Elected to US National Academy of Engineering

    Photo Dongxiao Zhang
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    Dongxiao Zhang, former doctoral student of Regents Professor Shlomo Newman, current member of the HAS Advisory Board, and Founding Professor and Dean of Engineering at Peking Universty, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE).  Zhang is one of 84 members recently elected to this prestigious appointment.   Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.  Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where approp... Read More
  • Hoshin Gupta Receives Horton Lecture Award from AMS

    Photo Hoshin Gupta AMS Horton Award
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    Congratulations to HAS Professor Hoshin Gupta on receiving the Robert E. Horton Lecture in Hydrology Award at the American Meteorological Society's 2017 Annual Meeting in January for research into calibration and optimization of hydrological models, and for fundamental contributions towards quantifying uncertainty in hydrologic model predictions.  The Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology is selected in recognition of eminence as a scientist for outstanding research on topics of interest to both hydrologists and meteorologists. The purpose of the lectureship is to encourage and foster an inte... Read More
  • Amber Sullins' Climate Change New Year Resolution

    Photo Amber Sullins
    Wednesday, January 4, 2017
    Yale Climate Connections recently asked Amber Sullins, HAS Advisory Board Member and Chief Meteorologist for KNXV-TV ABC in Phoenix, to answer a very important question: What's your New Year's Resolution as it relates to your work or interest in climate change? Read Amber's response, and those of 12 other influential and nationally respected individuals, at the Yale Climate Change Connections link. Happy New Year 2017! Read More
  • UA Project Benefits Students and Sustainability, Too

    Monday, August 15, 2016
    To increase donations and recycling rates within UA residence halls, Residence Life launched a new initiative last spring. This week's Wildcat Welcome Week Rummage Sale is the result. Read More

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