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Biosphere 2 News

Biosphere 2 News - September 2017
  • $30M Gift Announced for UA's Biosphere 2
  • Letter from the Director of Education and Outreach at Biosphere 2
  • Biosphere 2 Faculty Receives Grant to Support Water Quality Research
  • Biosphere 2: Where Science and Art Lives. An Interview with Isan Brant
Biosphere 2 News - May 2017
  • Biosphere 2 - Letter from the Deputy Director
  • Researchers Plant Seeds to Make Renewable Energy More Efficient
  • Slack Chat: What's Desert Living Got to Do With Good Eating?
Biosphere 2 News - January 2017
  • Biosphere 2 Summer Science Academy Apply Now!
  • Harnessing Biosphere 2 to Advance Soil Sustainability
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program Apply Now!
  • Food, Energy, and Water Sustainability at Biosphere 2
Biosphere 2 News - November 2016
  • Breakthrough LEO Experiment Begins
  • NSF-Funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates
  • “What If?” Series Kicks Off For Fall 2016
  • Behind the Scenes Tour Adventures at Biosphere 2
Biosphere 2 News - April 2016
  • How the Largest Lab Experiment in Earth Sciences Was Built
  • UA South and Biosphere 2 Receive $1.4M STEM Grant
  • One Young World launches Environment Summit in Arizona
  • Middle and High School Students Have Fun Doing Science
Biosphere 2 News - November 2014
  • Mini LEO Experiment
  • Agnese Haury Gift Supports Biosphere 2 Outreach Scholars
  • International Collaborative Research Linking US and French Scientists
  • Biosphere 2 & UA Science Partner with Bookstore to Offer SciPass!
Biosphere 2 News - July 2014
  • Building an "Ocean" in the Middle of a Desert?
  • Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy
  • New Instrumentation at LEO
  • Where Do Trees Get Their Water?
Biosphere 2 News - May 2014
  • New NSF Funding for LEO
  • UA Students Mentor Next Generation of Scientists
  • Arizona Center for STEM Teachers (ACST)
  • The Biosphere 2 Volunteer Program

Previous Newsletters

Volume I Issue 7, Fall 2011
  • LEO gains momentum as steel is delivered to Biosphere 2
  • Biosphere 2 leads multi-institutional $1.35 million grant
  • New water oasis comes to Biosphere 2
  • Flandrau Science Center's newest traveling exhibit

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Volume 1, Issue 6

Volume I Issue 6, Spring 2011
  • Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO) at Critical Step Toward Renovation
  • UA Outreach: Sense of Place Institutes Cross-Programming in the College of Science
  • Biosphere 2 Unveils New OmniGlobe Exhibit
  • High School Students Conduct Research Inside Biosphere 2

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Volume 1, Issue 5

Volume I Issue 5, Fall 2010
  • New Grant Supports Study of Plant, Microbe Effects on Weathering
  • Building Mountains in Biosphere 2
  • New SkyCenter Telescope Benefits Visitors
  • AZ Center for STEM Teachers Summer Institute
  • Gift Supports Storm Water Research by Undergrads

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Volume 1, Issue 4

Volume I Issue 4, Spring 2010
  • Biosphere 2 partners with Solarmax
  • Featured Research Projects
  • NSF Awards $400K for REU Site Program
  • New Tour Route Implemented
  • Letter from Dean Ruiz

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Volume 1, Issue 3

Volume I Issue 3, Fall 2009
  • UA Phoenix Mars Mission Lander Mock-Up on Display at Biosphere 2
  • Featured Research Projects
  • STEM Collaboration Inspires Authentic Inquiry
  • Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter
  • Letter from Biosphere 2 Director Travis Huxman

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Volume 1, Issue 2

Volume I Issue 2, Spring 2009

  • Arizona Center for STEM Teachers: Off to a Great Start
  • Featured Research Projects
  • Earth Day Celebration
  • B2 plans to go Solar
  • Letter from Provost Meredith Hay

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Volume 1, Issue 1

Volume I Issue 1, Fall 2008
  • B2 Institute awarded $1.5 Million grant from Science Foundation Arizona to train science, technology, engineering and math teachers
  • Letter from President Shelton and Dean Ruiz

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