U of A professors honored for innovation

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tuesday was a day to honor University of Arizona faculty.

The university declared it 'Innovation Day' and recognized some of their professors who were responsible for technological advances and development at the school.

The event was open to the public to show them how their tax dollars are being used

"I think these kind of events are important to see what the faculity is doing what they look like see where their tax dollars have gone and measure the impact of those tax dollars," said U of A Chemistry Professor Neal Armstrong.

U of A students got to show off some of their new ideas and gadgets.