Several initiatives are continuing and new efforts are being introduced during this year's Homecoming to reduce waste going to landfills while increasing the amount of composting and recycling material.
The 2017 list from U.S. News & World Report highlights academic research and reputation among 1,000 universities and ranks the UA's space science program No. 7.
With hydropower projects threatening the food security and traditions of rural Nepalese farmers, UA graduate student Arica Crootof is heading to the Himalayas to help broker a win-win solution.
UA Alumna Gina Murphy-Darling was recently awarded the Professional Achievement Award for 2016 by the University of Arizona Alumni Association for her work of running an internet based podcast series called Mrs. Green's World. The series "is on a mission to raise global consciousness about the impact of people on the planet."