News

ASUA senators tour new Rec Center

If you regularly attend the Associated Students of the University of Arizona meetings on Wednesdays, do not be surprised to be sitting in the Ventana Room of the Student Union Memorial Center alone this evening, because the location has changed. Read more

Did you make a wish?

Carl Hergenrother is a senior research specialist in the UA lunar and planetary laboratory. He received his undergraduate degree in atmospheric sciences from the UA in 1997 and has discovered four comets and thousands of asteroids throughout his career.The Daily Wildcat discussed this week's Leonid meteor shower with Hergenrother. The meteor shower will take place Tuesday and Wednesday morning of this week when the Earth passes through 500 year old dust particles that were left by the comet Tempel-Tuttle. The UA Steward Observatory is hosting a guided program for the shower at the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter this evening. Read more

UA soakin' up the sun

The planning, design and construction groups at the UA say they are investing themselves whole-heartedly into the ""green"" movement, with four solar projects still on the way. Read more

Expert reveals financial guide

New York Times economic columnist Joe Nocera spoke at the James E. Rogers College of Law on Monday afternoon about three lessons that can be learned from the recent financial crisis. Read more

Q&A; with Dr. Fernando Martinez: Director of the BIO5 Institute

Dr. Fernando Martinez, one of the world's most prestigious researchers in childhood lung diseases, has been named the newest Director of the BIO5 Institute. He has been a part of the UA's Institute of Collaborative Bioresearch for over 25 years. He is the director of the Arizona Respiratory Center and a pediatrics professor. The Daily Wildcat spoke with him about the past, present and future of his and BIO5's investigations. Read more