$5M awarded to Arizona educators for performance-based achievements

Tempe, Arizona - Five million dollars is being awarded to 2,210 teachers and administrators from 59 high-needs Arizona schools for their performance-based achievements as part of the Arizona Ready-for-Rigor Project (AZRfR) during the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Colorado River Delta Greener After Engineered Pulse of Water

Yuma, Arizona - The engineered spring flood that brought water to previously dry reaches of the lower Colorado River and its delta resulted in greener vegetation, the germination of new vegetation along the river and a temporary rise in the water table, according to new results from the binational team of scientists studying the water’s effects.

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Website Shines Light on Renewable Energy Resources

Tucson, Arizona - University of Arizona researchers and a group of partners have developed a tool that will help utility companies better understand the long-term impact of renewable energy on the power grid and provide insight on how to integrate these resources in the future in the most cost-efficient and reliable way for consumers.

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Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton

Tucson, Arizona - Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible.

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How Does a Museum Travel the Country?

Tucson, Arizona - Most people know the Arizona State Museum for its vast anthropological collections and Southwestern exhibits.

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Addressing Poverty, One Data Point at a Time

Tucson, Arizona - This spring, University of Arizona undergraduate students taking the "Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop" course will collect, analyze, and present data on local community issues related to poverty.

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