University of Arizona

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University of Arizona Provost Andrew Comrie is facing scrutiny following a $2 million federal lawsuit filed by former Dean Patricia MacCorquodale over gender discrimination.

Courtesy UA Honors College

A $2 million collective action lawsuit has been filed against the Arizona Board of Regents for alleged gender discrimination.

The Arizona Board of Regents has filed motions to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Arizona Attorney General's Office over steep tuition increases at the three state universities.

SolarReserve

The Navajo Generating Station is slated to close in 2019, and officials are considering several potential buyers to prevent the shutdown. In July, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Salt River Project officials met with the U.S.-based company NantWorks. They discussed converting the coal-fired plant into a high-powered solar facility incorporating a new energy storage technique using molten salt. To find out exactly what this technology is, KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius spoke with University of Arizona engineering professor Peiwen Li who specializes in renewables.


Melissa Sevigny

Water in the Upper Colorado River Basin has decreased seven percent since the late 1980s. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports on the results of the new study.


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