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Water Festival gives students hands-on experience learning about water use and area resources

Water Festival gives students hands-on experience learning about water use and area resources | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Despite gusty winds and a serious downpour at the end of the event, more than 750 Marana Unified School District fourth graders took part in the first-ever Marana Water Festival to learn more about Arizona’s water resources and water in the earth system.
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Oro Valley to be home for UA Vet Med Program

Oro Valley to be home for UA Vet Med Program | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A large inflatable “A” could be seen floating in the skies above Oro Valley last week, marking the location for the University of Arizona’s newest satellite campus. Located at 1580 East Hanley Blvd., the new facility will soon be home for the UA’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program. 
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Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Tucson Local Media

Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Tucson Local Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With drought continuing to grip the Southwest, a group armed with a $100,000 prize is out to encourage conservation and create awareness of water shortages through a website allowing individuals to create their own documentaries.
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Bear Down, Oro Valley! UA announces OV campus | Tucson Local Media

Bear Down, Oro Valley! UA announces OV campus | Tucson Local Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It’s hard to have missed the headlines and press releases, but some people still haven’t heard the big news: The University of Arizona has selected Oro Valley for its new doctor of veterinary medicine degree program. And while having a UA campus in Oro Valley is a huge deal, it’s merely the tip of the iceberg.
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UA/Biosphere 2 researcher killed by drunk driver | Tucson Local Media

Dr. Raphael Sagarin, a University of Arizona associate research scientist was killed on Thursday, May 28 around 6:37 p.m. while riding his bicycle on State Route 77, Milepost 99.3 near Oracle. He was 43 years old.
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Five steps to planting a successful garden | Tucson Local Media

Five steps to planting a successful garden | Tucson Local Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
According to a report produced by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Science, gardening with vegetables can be fun and provide highly nutritious fresh food.
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