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Airplanes found to be full of filth; passengers flying in 'tube of human feces' | NaturalNews.com

(NaturalNews) The interiors of airplanes are awash in bacteria, including fecal bacteria, according to random tests conducted by Dallas-Fort Worth's local CBS affiliate.

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Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | UANews

Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Bruce Tabashnik, professor and head of entomology in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been awarded the Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity. The award was presented at the annual Awards of Distinction Ceremony luncheon recently at the Student Union Memorial Center on campus. Sponsored by the UA provost, the prize was established through the generosity of Henry and Phyllis Koffler in 2000 and consists of a one-time award
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UA Students Gain Experience in Racing Industry | UANews

UA Students Gain Experience in Racing Industry | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Patrons at Rillito Park Race Track in northwest Tucson may have noticed a new presence during the recently completed spring race meet: young adults, dressed in navy shirts, on the TV screens, in the admissions booths and in the racing office. 
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Center for Retailing Interim Director Gears Up for Global Conference | UA@Work

Center for Retailing Interim Director Gears Up for Global Conference | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA's annual Global Retailing Conference will explore the future of retail in America and beyond.
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Arizona Gardeners: The ‘Square Foot Gardening’ system fits even small spaces | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: The ‘Square Foot Gardening’ system fits even small spaces | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When space is limited, a “Square Foot Gardening” system makes growing vegetables and flowers a snap. 
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Divorce tied to increased heart attack risk | Fox News

Divorce tied to increased heart attack risk | Fox News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Women who have been divorced once, or men who have been divorced at least twice, are more likely to have a heart attack than people who get and stay married, according to a new study.
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World Stock Markets & Stock Index Performance | Bloomberg Businessweek

Read breaking news from stock markets around the world. Find information on the major U.S. indices and stock exchanges for your investing decisions.
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Sugar-based, bio-inspired surfactants hold promises from cosmetics to oil spill cleanups | Eurekalert

Sugar-based, bio-inspired surfactants hold promises from cosmetics to oil spill cleanups | Eurekalert | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GlycoSurf, a startup company from the University of Arizona, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology for the synthesis of environmentally-friendly surfactants - also known as biosurfactants -- which are non-toxic and biodegradeable and used as 'green' replacements for petroleum-based surfactants.
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UA's moon tree struggles in dry climate | Arizona Daily Star

UA's moon tree struggles in dry climate | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sycamore grown from seeds that orbited moon is alive but struggling.
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Non-traditional agriculture can extend water use in West | Western Farm Press

Non-traditional agriculture can extend water use in West | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

As the planet’s population continues its growth towards 9 billion people in the next few decades, food production needs to shift into full-speed-ahead mode.

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Precision agriculture opens research doors in pecan, other crops | Western Farm Press

Precision agriculture opens research doors in pecan, other crops | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A land of tranquility and historical significance lies in the vast valley below Picacho Peak.

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In-State Tuition Creates Opportunity for American Indian Students | UANews

In-State Tuition Creates Opportunity for American Indian Students | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A policy granting members of all federally recognized tribes in Arizona in-state tuition — even those who choose to return after attending an institution elsewhere — is helping to retain American Indian students by making educational costs more affordable. Since the residency classification policy was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents in 2013, the University of Arizona has enrolled 85 undergraduate and 15 graduate students under the exception. The UA's total American Indian student popula
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UA Vet Med Program Looks at Needs | PressReleasePoint

An innovative curriculum, scheduled to launch in 2016, hopes to address rural veterinarian shortages and offer unique practical experience while holding down student costs.
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New Building May Be Greenest on UA Campus | Arizona Public Media

New Building May Be Greenest on UA Campus | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
$75 million Environment and Natural Resources structure set to be complete in June.
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Sustainability: Beyond the Mirage | KAET (TV-Phoenix)

Beyond The Mirage is an innovative web-based experience that aims to raise awareness and understanding about Arizona’s water supplies and demands.

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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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Four Arizona leaders to earn honorary degrees during spring commencement ceremonies | NAU News

Four Arizona leaders to earn honorary degrees during spring commencement ceremonies | NAU News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Four leaders who are committed to education and serving the Arizona community will be awarded honorary degrees during Northern Arizona University’s spring commencement ceremonies.

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Arizona Vet School Won’t Open This Year | Veterinary Practice News

Arizona Vet School Won’t Open This Year | Veterinary Practice News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pending a visit from the Council on Education, the University of Arizona plans to launch a DVM program in August 2016, a year later than expected.
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Google, Starbucks Executives in Lineup for Retail Conference | HighBeam Research

To learn about connecting with customers in a digital age, attendees at the University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference in April can just ask Google.



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Executives from Google, Starbucks at Tucson retail conference | Arizona Daily Star

This year's UA theme: How to be "Everywhere at Once" for customers.
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Hermitage No Kill Cat Shelter hosts March Madness special | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson)

Hermitage No Kill Cat Shelter hosts March Madness special | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Throughout March, shelter volunteers will be naming these special 'wildcats' after UA players, forming a 'Cinderella team of MVPs' (Most Valuable Pets). These cats were picked by shelter officials ...
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New Building May Be Greenest on UA Campus | Arizona Public Media

New Building May Be Greenest on UA Campus | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
$75 million Environment and Natural Resources structure set to be complete in June.
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Serving Rural America’s Kids and Families | USDA Blog

Serving Rural America’s Kids and Families | USDA Blog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Every parent’s wish is for their children to thrive and prosper.
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ENHANCE YOUR SKILLS IN THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, AND MANAGEMENT OF IRRIGATION SYSTEMS! | Environment Guru

Sign up for the 2015 Advanced Smartscape: Irrigation and receive expert instruction on efficient landscape water Management.The
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Old World bollworm poised to breach American border | Farm World Online

Of possible major consequence to U.S. farming operations is the Old World bollworm, considered by crop producers in Brazil and by the USDA as a serious threat to agriculture that could disrupt commercial production of corn, cotton, small grains, soybeans, peppers and tomatoes.
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Sticky cotton prevention requires total industry involvement | Farm Press Blog

The global agricultural industry has its list of challenges. Quality always remains a top priority across the farming sector, including the cotton industry.
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