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UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow | PressReleasePoint

UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow | PressReleasePoint | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA entomology students have led nighttime blacklight events, demonstrating nocturnal insects to neighborhood residents with ultraviolet lights that illuminate the nighttime creatures. (Photo by Colby Henley).
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Police Beat: July 16 | Arizona Daily Wildcat

A supervisor at the UA farm reported strange happenings in the pasture to University of Arizona Police Department on July 9. Responding officers were told by the supervisor that three bags of sheep feed had gone missing in the night.


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UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow | UANews

UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The arid Arizona desert is not the easiest place to cultivate a flourishing organic garden filled with fruits and vegetables. But when the University of Arizona partnered with the Rincon Heights Neighborhood Association in the summer of 2012, just such a garden sprang to life.

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UW-Madison dean helps with study on young adults’ financial well being | University of Wisconsin-Madison News

UW-Madison dean helps with study on young adults’ financial well being | University of Wisconsin-Madison News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The majority of young adults are struggling to achieve financial security in their transition from college to adulthood, according to the latest report from a longitudinal study.

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Study examines effects of arguing on couples' health | Arizona Daily Star

Study examines effects of arguing on couples' health | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA grad student looks at how arguing affects long-term health.
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How an individual's immune system responds to psychological stressors | Medical Xpress

How an individual's immune system responds to psychological stressors | Medical Xpress | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—When we fight with a romantic partner and our stress levels rise, we know our fear is based on emotion and that the only real threat we face is the possibility of a wounded heart.
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Midwestern University opens first AZ vet school in Glendale | Arizona Republic

Midwestern University opens first AZ vet school in Glendale | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Midwestern University is opening a new veterinary college in Glendale.
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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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Gene's Green Scene: Trees for Bees | Fort Lauderdale Forester (Blog)

Gene's Green Scene: Trees for Bees | Fort Lauderdale Forester (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

You've probably heard more buzz about bees than usual lately—from unexplained deaths en masse to faltering fruit crops in their absence. One thing you've probably learned is that bees are important (if not essential) components to multitudes of ecosystems around the world: particularly ones that produce much of our food.

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Video: Saddle Up at the UA Equine Center | UA@Work

Video: Saddle Up at the UA Equine Center | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Visit the UA Equine Center just north of main campus, and you'll think you've left the city and arrived in the country.
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UA Class of 2014: Workforce-Ready | UANews

UA Class of 2014: Workforce-Ready | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

At the University of Arizona, students aren't simply learning the skills they need to head into the working world. They're also getting the opportunity to put those lessons to work through hands-on experiences that build a foundation for the day they leave the UA and begin their careers.

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Third Arizona Assurance Cohort Set to Graduate Saturday | UANews

Third Arizona Assurance Cohort Set to Graduate Saturday | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona Assurance, the University of Arizona's promise to financially support Arizona families experiencing barriers to higher education, is graduating its third cohort of students on Saturday.

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Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares | Arizona Daily Star

Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Professor James Knight is a big believer in the maxim that little things mean a lot.
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Photo Essay: UA Training the Next Generation of STEM Specialists | UANews

Photo Essay: UA Training the Next Generation of STEM Specialists | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

This summer, 45 high school students from Tucson, Tuba City, Scottsdale, Phoenix and Nogales took part in an innovative University of Arizona program called KEYS – Keep Engaging Youth in Science.

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UA's New Parental Leave Policy Provides Up to Six Weeks Paid Leave | UA@Work

UA's New Parental Leave Policy Provides Up to Six Weeks Paid Leave | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The idea to establish a paid parental leave policy started as a suggestion to the UA's Campaign for Common Sense.
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Tiniest Catch: UA Scientists' Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral Diversity in the Sea | UANews

Tiniest Catch: UA Scientists' Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral Diversity in the Sea | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A fishing expedition of microscopic proportions led by Universityof Arizona ecologists revealed that the lines between virus types in nature are less blurred than previously thought.

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Study finds half of young adults with full-time jobs continue to rely on family for financial help | Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI)

About half of all young adults are struggling to achieve financial security in their transition from college to adulthood and are continuing to rely on family for financial support, despite being employed full-time, according to the latest report from a longitudinal study.
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Lane Patterson ’04 ’11 Puts His Wildcat Stamp on New Agriculture | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Lane Patterson ’04 ’11 Puts His Wildcat Stamp on New Agriculture | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When snow falls in Chicago next winter, happy veggies will be growing at 70 degrees not far away under the eye of Lane Patterson, one of the world’s top masters of indoor controlled-environment agriculture.  
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Imperial Valley vegetable grower dies | The Packer

Imperial Valley vegetable grower dies | The Packer | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Jon Vessey, owner and president of Holtville, Calif.-based Vessey & Co. Inc., died June 7. He was 70.
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Popular professor is retiring from UofA | Washington (DC) Times

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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Popular professor is retiring from UofA | Arizona Daily Sun

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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Pay Dirt: Demand Exceeds Supply for Compost Cats' Product | UANews

Pay Dirt: Demand Exceeds Supply for Compost Cats' Product | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Demand for the product made by Compost Cats, a University of Arizona student-run organization that turns food and yard waste into nutrient-rich soil, has outstripped supply.

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Class of 2014 Sent Off to Educate, Discover and Make an Impact | UANews

Class of 2014 Sent Off to Educate, Discover and Make an Impact | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In the largest Commencement in University of Arizona history, about 4,000 graduates received their degrees and were charged with applying what they have learned to improve the knowledge and lives of people around the world.

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Leaders in Arts, Business and Public Service to Receive Honorary Degrees | UANews

Leaders in Arts, Business and Public Service to Receive Honorary Degrees | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Commencement speaker Anna Maria Chávez and five other leaders in arts, humanities, business and public service will receive honorary degrees during the 2014 Commencement celebration at the University of Arizona on Saturday. In addition, the UA Alumni Association will present its Alumni Achievement Award.

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Number of UA's Minority Grad Students Increased 41% in Last 10 years | UANews

Number of UA's Minority Grad Students Increased 41% in Last 10 years | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

With underrepresented minority students comprising 17 percent of all graduate students, the University of Arizona's graduate student body is now the most ethnically diverse among all peer Association of American Universities institutions.

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