Tuesday, May 14, 2013 9:31 am
The Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Chemical Society recently honored Pollyanna Wikrent, a PCC full-time chemistry faculty member, with its College Educator Excellence in Teaching Award.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 4:00 am
After finishing first in Southern Arizona for the American Legion oratorical contest, Pusch Ridge senior Alex Kate Halvey moved on to the national competition in Indianapolis where she competed for the first place scholarship prize of $18,000.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—From President Obama to CEOs and governors, national leaders have been calling for improvements in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education so the next generation will exceed the level of innovation, problem solving and technological advancement required in a globally competitive environment. To that end, having exceptional teachers in the classroom to help students develop their critical thinking skills and inspire them to be excited about learning science is absolutely vital.
Monday, March 18, 2013 10:00 pm
Americans have embraced recycling and are enthusiastic about cleaner energy sources. Yet when it comes to caring for their outdoor environment, many people still use less earth-friendly tools and techniques. So what’s standing in the way of Americans going green in their gardens and landscapes?
Monday, February 18, 2013 11:00 pm
(BPT) - Maintaining the perfect lawn is easier than you think and with the right tools, you can be both efficient with your yard work and eco-conscious. If it’s lush green turf that you’re after, but you also care about your carbon footprint, there are a few tools and practices that can help you have it both ways.
Sunday, February 10, 2013 2:14 pm
Paul Blowers, PhD, originally took on the profession of chemical engineer as a personal challenge. Growing up in his home town in northern Michigan, he saw others bested by the field – and that only drove him harder.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:00 pm
(BPT) - When the Navy needs to complete seemingly impossible missions or track elusive targets, the job is often assigned to Naval Special Warfare (NSW) or Naval Special Operations (NSO) teams. These elite men and women work with dedication and intense courage in locations all over the world, and in every possible climate, to neutralize potential threats.
Friday, December 21, 2012 6:45 pm
It sounds like science fiction – but it’s real.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 10:56 am
The Tucson Police Department Auto Theft Unit is hosting a free Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) etching event on Friday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will take place at the SunWest Federal Credit Union located at 7725 East Broadway Boulevard.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 3:57 pm
The Northwest Fire District responded to a home on Tucson's northwest side Thursday after the homeowner accidently mixed pool chemicals within the house.
Friday, June 29, 2012 2:52 pm
In the midst of a worrying economy and less-than-flattering education statistics, a partnership between Science Foundation AZ (SFAz), the University of Arizona College of Engineering and Arizona high schools has managed to serve as a beacon of hope for Arizonans pessimistic about our state’s economic future.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 3:22 pm
Roy Parker, a Regents’ Professor in the department of molecular and cellular biology, and Marcia J. Rieke, a Regents’ Professor in the department of astronomy, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Thursday, April 19, 2012 9:50 am
Several Events Mark Earth Day Celebration
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 2:50 pm
The Best of the Northwest received nearly 400 votes
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 6:12 pm
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress,
distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Thursday, January 19, 2012 3:03 pm
The Northwest Fire District responded to a three-vehicle
accident on Tangerine road near Camino De Oeste at 10:55 a.m.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 10:55 am
Shane Snyder from the University of Arizona's Chemical and
Environmental Engineering department is the guest speaker for
tonight's inaugural meeting of Oro Valley Science Café. It begins
at 6:30 at the Western National Parks Association store, 12880 N.
Vistoso Village Drive.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 3:00 am
Platelet drive coming to OV Town Hall May
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 4:00 am
Tossed cig butts impact environment
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 6:00 am
Scott Standley didn’t have to look far for help while earning
his Eagle Scout rank. Two Eagle Scouts already live in his Oro
Valley home. His father, Bob, and brother, Rob, both have earned
the Boy Scouts’ highest honor, giving the Standleys the unique
distinction of having three Eagle Scouts in one household.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 6:00 am
Most people would likely want to avoid E. coli bacteria that is
genetically engineered to glow under a black light. However, the
students enrolled in Mountain View High School’s biotechnology
program find bacteria and all the other things the class has to
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 12:00 am
On Dec. 7, the Pima County Board of Supervisors awarded a $172.2
million contract for the design and construction a new wastewater
treatment facility in Tucson.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am
Passion pours from Chris Hulme when he talks about his beloved
Bolton Wanderers football side in the English Premier League.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 11:00 pm
With several suggestions, the Marana Planning Commission has
returned a development agreement between the Town of Marana and
Marana Regional Landfill developer DKL Holdings to the town
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:00 pm
OV council knows it must define problem