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New Veterinary Degree Program Made Possible by $9M Gift is Critical for State | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

New Veterinary Degree Program Made Possible by $9M Gift is Critical for State | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has been actively developing a program to train veterinarians in Arizona and help improve animal and public health. Thanks to a foundational gift of $9 million from the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation, the UA will soon be the home of the state's first public veterinary medical and surgical program to train doctors of veterinary medicine.
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What's Up UA? - Scientists Discover Genetic Basis of Pest Resistance to Biotech Cotton | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - Scientists Discover Genetic Basis of Pest Resistance to Biotech Cotton | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
An international team led by scientists at the University of Arizona and the U.S. Department of Agriculture has discovered what happens on a molecular basis in insects that evolved resistance to genetically engineered cotton plants.
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What's Up UA? - 4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - 4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With programs in all 15 Arizona counties, on five American Indian reservations and on four military bases, Arizona’s 4-H offers more than 100 projects for youth involvement focused around science, agriculture, education and other areas.
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What's Up UA? - UA Renewed as a Tillman Foundation Partner | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - UA Renewed as a Tillman Foundation Partner | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona has been selected again as a partner institution of the Pat Tillman Foundation, enabling the UA to continue to soliciting and submitting candidates for the Tillman Military Scholarship.
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When to plant vegetables in an Arizona garden | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

When to plant vegetables in an Arizona garden | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Many move to Arizona to enjoy the warm weather, especially given how many days per year the sun is shining.
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The Making of a Researcher | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

Emile Brink Gordon's zeal for research at the University of Arizona led him to publish his first peer-reviewed article in the Journal of Virology - a rare achievement for an undergraduate student.

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What's Up UA? - Through Innovative Partnership, 'Hot Shot' Team Tackles Yuma Produce Perils | Explorer News (Marana AZ)

What's Up UA? - Through Innovative Partnership, 'Hot Shot' Team Tackles Yuma Produce Perils | Explorer News (Marana AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Agriculture is big business in Arizona, and industry leaders in Yuma County are teaming up with the University of Arizona to arm growers with science and information they need to swiftly tackle threats to their profitability.
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A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension is celebrating 100 years of serving Arizonans through programs designed to support agriculture, business, community health, the local economy and more.
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What's Up UA? - Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Tucson Village Farm, a working urban farm built by and for the youth of the Tucson community, was recognized on Wednesday for its innovative approach to nutrition education and focus on urban youth from all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds when National 4-H Council President and CEO Jennifer Sirangelo and Arizona 4-H Executives honored the farm with a visit to kick off National Nutrition Month.”

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What's Up UA? - Growing Hydroponic Strawberries in the Desert | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - Growing Hydroponic Strawberries in the Desert | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Growing up in Tokyo, Chieri Kubota savored fresh strawberries brimming with flavor in the winter. Only when she went to college and studied agriculture did she learn that fresh strawberries in winter are "an unusual cycle against nature," she said.
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What's Up UA? - BRAVO! Program Connects UA Students With Research Opportunities Abroad | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - BRAVO! Program Connects UA Students With Research Opportunities Abroad | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Ten UA students are spending their summers not just studying abroad, but working daily in research groups across the world.
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