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Technology Transforms Tradition | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Technology Transforms Tradition | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new take on Arizona’s traditional five C’s: saving the cotton plant with bio engineering, using our greatest climate resource in solar energy production, changing the copper industry with state-of-the art technology, and providing life blood to cattle ranchers by opening a veterinary program. Citrus production in Arizona has declined, but Yuma has become the No. 1 producer of lettuce for the United States during the winter months.
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UA Love Story: Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 | Arizona Alumni Magazine

UA Love Story: Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 met while they were both students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The couple helped run a herd of cattle and hogs at the UA Farm at Roger Road and Campbell Avenue when they were students. So it was only fitting that they took their engagement photos at the Farm, where their love story began.
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Lane Patterson ’04 ’11 Puts His Wildcat Stamp on New Agriculture | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Lane Patterson ’04 ’11 Puts His Wildcat Stamp on New Agriculture | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When snow falls in Chicago next winter, happy veggies will be growing at 70 degrees not far away under the eye of Lane Patterson, one of the world’s top masters of indoor controlled-environment agriculture.  
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The Pursuit of Happiness | Arizona Alumni Magazine

The Pursuit of Happiness | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Whatever became of that quintessential American ideal — the one that stirred a nascent union to declare its independence in 1776? Namely, the pursuit of Happiness, capital H.
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Working Together to Reduce Food Waste | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Working Together to Reduce Food Waste | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Considering the fate of banana peels and half-eaten sandwiches, among other food waste, is the job of UA’s Compost Cats, who transform dining hall scraps into compost for gardens and trees at the College of Agriculture and other community gardens.

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100% Student Engagement | Arizona Alumni Magazine

100% Student Engagement | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

From the University of Arizona medical campus to the lunar greenhouse and the Stevie Eller dance theater, young students, some just 19 or 20 years old, are learning through experience and applying knowledge to real life — a UA tradition for more than 50 years.

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UA’s Race Track Industry Program Grows in Popularity | Arizona Alumni Magazine

UA’s Race Track Industry Program Grows in Popularity | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For decades, the one of the most recognizable face associated with the University of Arizona belonged to a distinguished-looking older gentleman with perfectly groomed white hair. In the summer of 2015, the venerable Lute Olsen may well have been nudged aside by a UA grad with — if such a thing is possible — even whiter hair. 
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Retail ’Cats: Macy's CEO Pays It Forward | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Retail ’Cats: Macy's CEO Pays It Forward | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Terry Lundgren ’75 is not a man to forget his roots. That’s why, in 2005, the Macy’s CEO put his name behind the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the UA. The center has introduced hundreds of students to the world of retailing — some of them stepping into successful careers with Macy’s.

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Parched | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Parched | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Water is one of the simplest molecules: two humble hydrogen atoms (the most common in the universe) bonded to one workaday oxygen atom (itself the third-most abundant of the elements). 
For such a modest molecule, it’s indispensable. We can go just days without drinking some, though we can go without food for weeks. It’s essential to our electricity, fabrics, plastics, and fuels. And that coffee you had this morning? It took nearly 40 gallons of water to bring you one cup. In fact, the American lifestyle uses more than 2,000 gallons of water a day per person.
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Revolutionary Parenting | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Revolutionary Parenting | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Humans are odd. 
Not because we balk at $4 a gallon for gas but will suck down six venti lattes at $25 a gallon. Not because we drive to the gym to jog in place. Not even because we stress and sweat over how to sign off in email.
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Garden Kitchen Cooking | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Garden Kitchen Cooking | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Cinnamon is in the spice grinder, fresh garlic and purple onions sauté over a flame, and a spicy pot of chai tea simmers on the stove. Welcome to Saturday morning cooking class at the Garden Kitchen.

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