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Man dies after being stung by bees more than 1,000 times in Arizona park

Man dies after being stung by bees more than 1,000 times in Arizona park | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What was supposed to be a short and easy hike ended in tragedy when a young man died after being stung more than 1,000 times by bees in an Arizona park.
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Global Symposium On Racing: Innovators' Circle Returns For 2016 - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Global Symposium On Racing: Innovators' Circle Returns For 2016 - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Horse racing's first pitch contest, giving entrepreneurs a chance to bring change and innovation to the horse racing industry, is returning for another year. In 2015, the winner of the Innovators' Circle competition won $15,000 and the contest's finalists earned significant exposure and access to the executives in horse racing. Founding sponsors BAM Software Services …
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Inaugural Field Day for ARPA-E’s “Transportation Energy Resources from Renewable Agriculture” program set for June 2 : Biofuels Digest

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PestWeb | What’s the Most Painful Sting? An Interview with ‘the King of Sting’

PestWeb | What’s the Most Painful Sting? An Interview with ‘the King of Sting’ | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Providing online tools and resources to help PMPs succeed in their business. Online Ordering, Product Documents, Online Training for state CEUs, Pest Identification and more!
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Legacy of Maria Teresa Velez Seen in Members of Class of 2016 | UANews

Legacy of Maria Teresa Velez Seen in Members of Class of 2016 | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
David Maestas is a legacy student of the late Maria Teresa Velez, who spent her professional career expanding higher education opportunities — especially at the graduate level — to underserved and underrepresented student populations. On Friday, Maestas will be among the University of Arizona's graduating students to directly benefit from Velez's work, which included creating and funding programs and services to recruit, train, retain and graduate students.
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UA's Vet Med to Meet Critical Need

UA's Vet Med to Meet Critical Need | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The new home for the University of Arizona’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program will be its newest campus: UA Oro Valley. The campus, near the intersection of Oracle Road and Hanley Boulevard, also will support a new UA initiative tied to One Health, a worldwide effort to address disease threats to humans and animals simultaneously and improve the health of both populations. The UA will use supercomputer-driven predictive analytics to detect and diagnose emerging threats to human health.
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Six graduating seniors receive scholarships | Nogales International

Six graduating seniors receive scholarships | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Anne C. Stradling Equine Foundation has awarded $2,000 four-year renewable Mary Bowman scholarships to two local graduating seniors
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Leading Retailers to Offer Insights About What's 'In'

Leading Retailers to Offer Insights About What's 'In' | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona has announced the 2016 presenters at its 20th annual Global Retailing Conference, which will be held April 14 and 15 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson. Given the rapid evolution in retailing, this year's conference will focus on what's "in" — trends that are reshaping an industry that is increasingly challenged to be intimate, innovational and instant.
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Students’ green thumbs help school farm grow

Students’ green thumbs help school farm grow | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Rio Rico High School students are cultivating fruits, vegetables and other plants, as well as raising chickens, as part of their school's agricultural science program.
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Maria Teresa Velez: Farewell to a Revolutionary

Maria Teresa Velez: Farewell to a Revolutionary | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Maria Teresa Velez had a focused, dedicated mission to open up historically inaccessible spaces for underrepresented students, particularly at the graduate-level. As associate dean of the University of Arizona's Graduate College, Velez envisioned that, with graduate degrees in hand, such students would be best equipped to positively impact communities — whether they be social, economic or scientific — throughout Arizona and across the nation.
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UA hosts Global Retail Conference 2016

UA hosts Global Retail Conference 2016 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona hosts Global Retailing Conference for 20th year to discuss trends and strategies of the future. The retail industry accounts for on
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A looming concern

I was recently on a morning talk radio show promoting April as Water Awareness Month with the theme of “Go Blue and $ave Some Green.” The host mentioned her water
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Kids’ dental health improving in Ariz.

Kids’ dental health improving in Ariz. | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease which can cause lasting harm to a child’s health as well as impact their cognitive and social development. This can lead to missed school days, an inability to focus and may cause anxiety or other factors which affect academic success.
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Students helping school farm grow

Students helping school farm grow | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Richard McPherson doled out tasks to students in his first period agricultural science class on a recent Wednesday before they boarded a bus to the Rio Rico High School farm
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Cool Summer Nights 2016 - Tucson, AZ

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Cool Summer Nights 2016 - Tucson, AZ | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson, AZ:  Beat the Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during our popular Cool Summer Nights. So what makes these Saturday evenings so enchanting? The stu
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UA Students and Employees to Participate in Honor Flight | UANews

UA Students and Employees to Participate in Honor Flight | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A group of University of Arizona student veterans and employees will accompany 140 World War II and Korean War veterans on a trip this week to Washington, D.C., with the group serving as guardians while the military veterans visit memorials built in honor of service.
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PROPOSED MINE NEAR OAK FLAT: Anger, concern running deep

PROPOSED MINE NEAR OAK FLAT: Anger, concern running deep | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Nearly 100 people left Superior High School disappointed and anxious after a long night of grueling questions and harsh realities at a public meeting in April. Many lived nearby and came to tell the Tonto National Forest Service their concerns over a proposed copper mine a few miles away in Oak Flat.
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Tips to Help Hone Your Green (Desert) Thumb

Tips to Help Hone Your Green (Desert) Thumb | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A monthly checklist for your Phoenix desert garden for the month to help you maintain healthy grass, flowers, vegetables, trees, and bushes.
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UA to Award 3 Honorary Degrees, Alumni Achievement Award | UANews

UA to Award 3 Honorary Degrees, Alumni Achievement Award | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murty, "America's Doctor" and University of Arizona's Commencement speaker, will be presented with an honorary degree during the May 13 ceremony. Financial innovator James Muzzy and Czech parasitologist and biochemist Libor Grubhoffer will also be honored with degrees during the ceremony. 
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Arizona Gardeners: Scary arachnids of the desert

Arizona Gardeners: Scary arachnids of the desert | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With the return of warm weather, we can also expect increased sightings of animals native to the deserts of Central Arizona. Let’s take a look at four desert arachnids, all spider relatives, whose very names create feelings of concern and even fear in the minds of those who come in contact with them.  
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Faculty, Students Honored at Pillars of Excellence Ceremony | UA@Work

Faculty, Students Honored at Pillars of Excellence Ceremony | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Regents' Professors, University Distinguished Professors and University Distinguished Outreach Professors were honored.
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Javelina, cold could threaten hibiscus

Javelina, cold could threaten hibiscus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I purchased a Hibiscus rosa-sinensis plant and I wonder if it can go in my front (open) patio. I don’t see many others around here in Green Valley, so
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RCI Posts Official Revisions To Model Rules - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

The revisions to its racing regulatory standards that were adopted by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) at its meeting last month in New Orleans were formally posted today. Among them, sections pertaining to Medical Labeling were strengthened to ensure that improper medications are not being used in racing and to strengthen racing commission …
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Advice from UA alumns for the Class of 2016

Advice from UA alumns for the Class of 2016 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
These impressive Wildcat alumni share their experiences, advice and what UA students should expect in regard to life after graduation.
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