10/15/20: Secrets of Asteroid Bennu Unlocked

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October 15, 2020

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An Asteroid of a Different Color … and Other Secrets of Bennu Unlocked

The UArizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission will attempt to collect a sample from asteroid Bennu on Oct. 20. Before the spacecraft touches the surface, scientists are learning more about the material that makes up the asteroid.

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Study Shows SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies Provide Lasting Immunity

UArizona researchers developed one of the most accurate COVID-19 antibody tests available and now have shown antibodies persist for months after infection, providing long-term immunity.

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Even if Presidential Candidates Aren't Civil, Here's How You Can Be

The executive director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse explains how the country became so divided and how we can practice civil discourse amid a contentious election.

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UArizona Named Outstanding Member Institution by Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

The honor, to be presented virtually this month, recognizes the university's excellence in support of HACU's mission to champion Hispanic success in higher education.

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UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus

With public health metrics improving, the university has expanded in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer. The decision brings about 1,500 additional students to campus.

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The Testimony of Trees: How Volcanic Eruptions Shaped 2,000 Years of World History

Over the past 2,000 years, volcanoes have played a larger role in natural temperature variability than previously thought, according to a new analysis of tree-ring records.

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$3M Grant Establishes Program to Help Hispanic Students Prepare, Succeed in STEM

The Department of Education grant strengthens university partnerships with Arizona high schools that have student bodies that are predominantly Hispanic or from low-income households.

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