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UA Researcher Leads Statewide Effort on Autism Education, Early Intervention | UANews

Ann Mastergeorge, UA associate professor of family studies and human development, is leading a statewide effort to educate parents, health-care providers and other professionals about how to identify the signs of autism in very young children and...
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Street Smarts: Here's who to thank — or curse — for Tucson's olive trees | Arizona Daily Star

Street Smarts: Here's who to thank — or curse — for Tucson's olive trees | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Robert H. Forbes was a man of many skills and talents
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UA Center Educates Public on Water Issues | UANews

UA Center Educates Public on Water Issues | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Water conservation is an issue of utmost importance in Arizona, and the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center, or WRRC, wants to make sure the public is involved in the conversation.

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El Niño likely to bring big winter to Flagstaff

El Niño likely to bring big winter to Flagstaff | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The latest long-term weather forecasts hold some good news for Flagstaff's snow aficionados, with signs pointing to a high likelihood of a much whiter winter than last year.
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8 things you didn't know about humidity | PBS Newshour

8 things you didn't know about humidity | PBS Newshour | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A sunflower field and a tree at sunset. Photo Janet Kopper / Getty Images It's a T-shirt kind of day in Washington, DC: 85 degrees with 63 percent humidity
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Scholarship Universe Named a National 'Model' Program

Scholarship Universe Named a National 'Model' Program | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The scholarship database the University of Arizona designed and built to match students with funding opportunities – launched in response to the global financial crisis of the last decade – is being honored by a national recognition program.
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Veterinarians named to ag secretary's animal health advisory committee | Bovine Veterinarian

Veterinarians named to ag secretary's animal health advisory committee | Bovine Veterinarian | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the members of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health.

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UA layoffs underway as school cuts $25 million | Arizona Daily Star

UA layoffs underway as school cuts $25 million | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cuts to campus entities are in the 3 to 5 percent range.
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Donated ranch to help University of Arizona expand veterinary program | Bovine Veterinarian

Donated ranch to help University of Arizona expand veterinary program | Bovine Veterinarian | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The donation of a 45-acre ranch in Northern Arizona will help the University of Arizona expand its newly established Veterinary Medical and Surgical Program, university officials said.

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UA layoffs underway as school cuts $25 million | Arizona Daily Star

UA layoffs underway as school cuts $25 million | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cuts to campus entities are in the 3 to 5 percent range.
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New Arizona Vet School Gets $2.5 Million Ranch | Veterinary Practice News

New Arizona Vet School Gets $2.5 Million Ranch | Veterinary Practice News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona has added a 45-acre ranch to the array of facilities awaiting students when the nation’s 31st veterinary college opens.
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UA web cam features hummingbird | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA web cam features hummingbird | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A hummingbird made the nest on top of a data cable at the UA's news Environment and Natural Resources building.
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Leaders aim to end battle over veterinary accreditation | VIN News Service

Leaders aim to end battle over veterinary accreditation | VIN News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
And as far as accreditation is concerned, AVMA leaders don’t want to entertain any more attempts to revamp how the system works.
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UA Backs Movement in Financial Education for Teens | UANews

UA Backs Movement in Financial Education for Teens | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults.

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Petal to the Metal

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Andrea Wulf reviews “The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives,” by Stephen Buchmann.
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UA Pinal County extension agent recognized for volunteer efforts | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

A state child advocacy group has recognized Esther Turner, a University of Arizona Cooperative Extension agent for Pinal County.
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Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festival | The Sierra Vista Herald

Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festival | The Sierra Vista Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

As the name of the Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival implies, there is much more going on during the ongoing annual event than those focused on creatures of the feathered variety, as illustrated by its dozens of free lectures.

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U. of Arizona works to bridge $25 million funding gap | Washington (DC) Times

University of Arizona officials are looking for ways to bridge a $25 million funding gap caused by state budget reductions.
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6 Ways Climate Change May Affect Your Health | Safe Bee (Blog)

6 Ways Climate Change May Affect Your Health | Safe Bee (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We’re already vulnerable to harm from extreme heat, flooding and hurricanes. What other health threats will climate change bring, and how can we stay safe now?
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U. of Arizona works to bridge $25 million funding gap | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

University of Arizona officials are looking for ways to bridge a $25 million funding gap caused by state budget reductions.
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UA ENR2 Building Hosts Avian Family | UANews

A momma hummingbird hatched twins this summer at the new University of Arizona Environment and Natural Resources Building, called ENR2.

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National Teach Ag Day: Meet the 2015-2016 Natio... | NAAE Communities of Practice

National Teach Ag Day: Meet the 2015-2016 Natio... | NAAE Communities of Practice | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Name: Isaiah Govea

University: The University of Arizona

Home State: Arizona

Year in School: Junior

High School Agriculture Program: Paradise Valley High School
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iPlant Taming the 'Big Data Beast' | UANews

iPlant Taming the 'Big Data Beast' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In an era of unprecedented scientific discovery, researchers are generating more data than ever before. But do scientists have access to enough technological firepower to turn this mountain of data into tangible results?

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Hummingbird builds nest on cable, UA sets up web cam | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson)

Hummingbird builds nest on cable, UA sets up web cam | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON - A hummingbird built a nest on a data cable at one of the University of Arizona's newest buildings.The university has a live streaming web camera on the nest at the Environment and Natural ...
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