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Team wins $100K prize to promote Arizona water conservation | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

A team of water experts, videographers and social media marketers has won a $100,000 prize in a competition to promote Arizona water conservation.
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Now we have some solar paying dividends for the county | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

In 2007, Pima County embarked on a plan to use solar energy to help promote sustainability.It's 2008 Sustainable Action Plan is still a model.In 2009, it embarked on an aggressive solar installatio...
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New study reveals LGBT teens have better self-esteem | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

A new study has found lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers who openly share their sexual orientation in school have a higher self esteem than those who do not.
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UA police look into fraud at campus meat store | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store. The Arizona Daily Star reports (http://bit.ly/1xrKb7K) that authorities on Tuesday seized computers, cash, inventory logs, receipts and invoices from the UA "meat lab."



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UA rain harvesting system designed to prevent flooding | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

When it rains, the University of Arizona does its best to catch every drop it can. For the past 20 years, the campus' rain harvesting system has evolved into countless systems that drain storm runoff from the streets into various landscaping throughout campus.UA Planning, Construction and Design's Campus Planner Grant McCormick said the systems help prevent flooding on campus and send precious water to areas that need watering. "It helps with plants, it helps with storm water runoff, it helps...
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$9 million gift for UA veterinary medical and surgery program |

$9 million gift for UA veterinary medical and surgery program | | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's a huge gift as the University of Arizona gets its program off the ground.
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Popular professor is retiring from UofA | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

One of the University of Arizona's most popular professors is retiring. Wednesday was James Knight's last day of teaching at the Tucson university.



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Middle school students helping inventory trees at Case Park | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

The students will be split up into groups and will pick out four different species of trees. They will then list condition, measure diameter and make some calculations.
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U of A receives 5th Tree Campus USA designation | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

U of A receives 5th Tree Campus USA designation | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U of A maintains one of the oldest continually maintained public green spaces in Arizona, according to a recent U of A release.
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Kindergartners getting lesson in farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Kindergartners getting lesson in farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Some young students will learn about farm life by working the University of Arizona's fields.
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UA scientists help save shrimp | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA scientists help save shrimp | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A bacterial disease which is killing off shrimp in three countries, but a new test developed at the University of Arizona can help stop it.
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Keep a germ-free home for the holidays | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Keep a germ-free home for the holidays | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The holidays are all about opening your doors and welcoming friends and family. But along with hostess gifts, your guests may also bring sniffle-causing viruses and colds.
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Young leaders hope to help make their communities healthier | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Young leaders hope to help make their communities healthier | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The teens learned new skills that will serve them in their leadership roles as "healthy living ambassadors."
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UA Veterinary program to partner with the Hermitage Cat Shelter | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Fourth year students with the University of Arizona Veterinary Medical and Surgical Program are teaming up with the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter, to offer students clinical training in the area of...
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Citrus pest quarantine expands | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Arizona is trying to keep a small insect from causing big problems for a multi-million dollar industry.
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Volunteers work to return horse racing to Rillito Downs | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Volunteers work to return horse racing to Rillito Downs | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Less than a year after talks of ending the races at Rillito Downs, promotional flyers for the new season read “The track is back” and “La pista está lista”.The Rillito Park Foundation signed a thre...
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UA researcher receives grant from Susan G. Komen foundation | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Dr. Jessica Miller, from the U of A will have $450,000 to investigate the cause of chronic pain associated with certain drugs used to treat breast cancer.
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$9 million grant to help launch new UA veterinary school in Fall of 2015 | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

$9 million grant to help launch new UA veterinary school in Fall of 2015 | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The top Arizona students who want to be veterinarians won't have to leave the state come next fall.
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UA hydroponic greenhouse leading way to sustainable urban farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

UA hydroponic greenhouse leading way to sustainable urban farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's hard to imagine anything could grow sustainably in the Arizona desert this time of year, that is, until you step foot inside a hydroponic greenhouse.The UA Controlled Environment Agriculture Center
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100 years for the Cooperative Extension Program | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

100 years for the Cooperative Extension Program | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The celebration will begin at the U of A at 10 a.m. today, at the U of A College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension, who is hosting the southeastern Arizona centennial event.
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UofA Equestrian going to Nationals | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

he University Of Arizona Equestrian Team is going to Nationals! The U of A Equestrian Team competes with the  Intercollegiate Horse Show Association.  IHSA is an organization that encompasses 37 Regions in 8 Zones with almost 400 member colleges in 45 states and Canada – representing more than 9000 riders in both Hunter Seat Equitation, Western Horsemanship, and Reining. In 1999 the original organization was dissolved and IHSA Inc was incorporated as a non-profit organization.

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U of A group harvesting fruits from campus trees | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

U of A group harvesting fruits from campus trees | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
LEAF, or Linking Edible Arizona Forests, a group that began on the U of A campus in 2013, is picking the citrus on the campus and delivering it to those in need in the Tucson area.
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UA suicide prevention program honored | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA suicide prevention program honored | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

National recognition for the University of Arizona's suicide prevention program. It is the first in Arizona to win the JedCampus seal, an award specifically for universities.

 

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U of A holding second strawberry | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Interested in how to grow strawberries – hydroponically? This is the event for you. The University of Arizona is organizing a second outreach event at the UA CEAC (Tucson, Arizona).This workshop is designed for local growers who are ...
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Arizonans could someday be eating the most delicious strawberries | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Arizonans could someday be eating the most delicious strawberries | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona scientists are developing methods to grow winter strawberries in Arizona, for Arizonans.
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