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  • 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
  • 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
  • Ty Ferre Named 2016 Darcy Lecturer

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    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    Dr. P.A. Ty Ferré, Professor of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences at The University of Arizona, has been very busy this year traveling across the U.S. and around the world fulfilling his role as the 2016 Henry Darcy Lecturer* in Groundwater Science. Ferré presented his talk, "Seeing Things Differently:  Rethinking the Relationship Between Data, Models, and Decision Making,"  to the UA community earlier this year as the keynote speaker for the annual El Día del Agua y La Atmósfera conference. Ferré has been a member of the University of Arizona Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences faculty since... Read More
  • New Faculty Publication on Water Scarcity

    Photo Book Cover Water Bankruptcy
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016
    (previously published on the HWR50 website in July 2016) "Water Bankruptcy in the Land of Plenty," a new publication written by HAS faculty members and affiliates Franck Poupeau, Hoshin Gupta, Aleix Serrat-Capdevila, Maria Sans-Fuentes, Susan Harris, and Lazslo Hayde, has just been released by the CRC Press as part of the UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series. The book features: Focus on water quality management from diverse and internationally comparative perspectives Special attention to the socio-economic dimension of drought in the American Southwest, especially in southern Arizona Reasons for s... Read More

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