The timing and strength of the 2013 monsoon is proving difficult to predict, but medium-range weather forecasts are suggesting a more or less on-time and wetter-than-average start to the Southwest’s summer rainy season.
From solar panels on top of the Second Street Garage to an award-winning garden at the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, the UA is committed to creating sustainable environments.
Shirley Papuga and Jonathan Sprinkle have earned the prestigious awards, granted to scientists who demonstrate outstanding research, excellent education and have a particular skill at integrating both aspects.
Domestic honey bees are great for large-scale agriculture for a couple of reasons, writes the UA's Matina Donaldson-Matasci. First, they live in huge colonies of tens of thousands of bees: One colony can visit 50,000 blossoms in a single day.