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Industry Leaders, Academics Discuss Future of Retail | UANews

Industry Leaders, Academics Discuss Future of Retail | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Advances in technology have had a major impact on the way consumers shop. But even with all the retail websites and apps at shoppers' fingertips today, physical stores remain at the center of the retail experience. That was one of the major take-home messages from last week's Global Retailing Conference, which focused on the theme of retail being "everywhere at once."
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Increasing consciousness: Arizona's investment in water education | Your Water Colorado (blog)

Increasing consciousness: Arizona's investment in water education | Your Water Colorado (blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I spend a fair amount of time in the Phoenix area visiting my sister and her family.  The warm winter days are a great alternative to blocking the cold drafts that sneak through my 100 year old win...
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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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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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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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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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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 leadership has Rillito Park on right track | Arizona Daily Star

New leadership has Rillito Park on right track | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Efforts to reverse fortunes of downtrodden Tucson track beginning to pay off.
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UA Grad Slam Is a Grand Success | UANews

UA Grad Slam Is a Grand Success | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Shayan Khoshmagham, a University of Arizona engineering student, pitched an idea for a traffic-light device that would enable vehicles to communicate to one another to help avoid collisions. Soil, Water and Environmental Science student Bradley Schmitz shared his collaborative production of treatment technologies, which brings waste water to potable reuse standards.
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UA Vet Med Program to 'Break the Mold' | UANews

UA Vet Med Program to 'Break the Mold' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A veterinary medical education program unlike any other in North America is being created at the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, with an innovative curriculum that will create jobs, student opportunity and build the state’s economic prosperity. "We’re going to break the mold and create the first of a (new) generation of veterinary education programs designed for the 21st century," said Dr. Bonnie Buntain, the new coordinator of the UA’s Veterinary Medical and Surg
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Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Cronkite News (Tempe AZ)

Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Cronkite News (Tempe AZ) | 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. A collaboration of the University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Arizona Public [...]
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UA Team Wins $100,000 in Water Challenge | Yuma News Now

"Beyond the Mirage," an entry from the University of Arizona, was selected Wednesday as the winner of the New Arizona Prize: Water Consciousness Challenge, receiving the competition’s $100,000 grand prize.

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Longtime UA prof faces 10 felony charges | Arizona Daily Star

Longtime UA prof faces 10 felony charges | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Charges stem from operations at student-run meat store.
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Faculty Recognized for Teaching Talents | UA@Work

Faculty Recognized for Teaching Talents | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Seven professors, nominated by their peers and students, were recognized with Awards of Distinction.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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UA veterinary program in view — with Yuma component | Yuma Sun

Work has been underway for a number of years to try and get a veterinary medical and surgical program up and running at the University of Arizona, and now that dream is looking more like a reality — one that involves Yuma.
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University of Arizona Vet Med Program Looks at Needs | Yuma News Now

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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In-State Tuition Aids American Indians | UANews

In-State Tuition Aids American Indians | 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's Spring Fling to Celebrate Sustainably | UANews

UA's Spring Fling to Celebrate Sustainably | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Next weekend's Spring Fling, a Tucson tradition organized and run by University of Arizona students, will be a celebration that's also sustainable, thanks to some 60 Wildcats working behind the scenes and amid the crowds. Led by the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, the family-friendly event will be held Friday through Sunday on the UA Mall, on East University Boulevard between North Cherry and North Campbell avenues.
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