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Retailers' social-media tips: Stress local, heed feedback | Bloomberg Businessweek

Walmart has 28 million Facebook fans.

 

"It's the biggest fan page in the United States," Kerry Lakin, a senior account manager for Facebook, told an audience of national retail executives and others in Tucson Friday at the University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference.

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Social Media Tips from Retail Giants | Toronto (Ontario) Telegraph

Walmart has 28 million Facebook fans. "It's the biggest fan page in the United States," Kerry Lakin, a senior account manager for Facebook, told an audience of national retail executives and others in Tucson Friday at the University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference. "That's more fans than Facebook has," Lakin said.

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Retailers' social-media tips: Stress local, heed feedback | Arizona Daily Star

Retailers' social-media tips: Stress local, heed feedback | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Walmart has 28 million Facebook fans.

 

"It's the biggest fan page in the United States," Kerry Lakin, a senior account manager for Facebook, told an audience of national retail executives and others in Tucson Friday at the University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference.

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Tucson’s U of A Sees Growth in Demand, Opportunities for Ag Grads | Julie's Fresh Air

Tucson’s U of A Sees Growth in Demand, Opportunities for Ag Grads | Julie's Fresh Air | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It’s a worry for many parents of college students – will there be jobs waiting for their daughter or son after graduation?

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Terry J. Lundgren Center prepares for Global Retailing Conference | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Terry J. Lundgren Center prepares for Global Retailing Conference | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The UA Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing is preparing for the 17th annual Global Retailing Conference this week.

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University of Arizona dedicates new school | Feedstuffs

The University of Arizona created a new school to focus on animal health, growth and nutrition.
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UA Sees Growth in Demand, Opportunities for Agriculture Grads | UANews

UA Sees Growth in Demand, Opportunities for Agriculture Grads | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It’s a worry for many parents of college students – will there be jobs waiting for their daughter or son after graduation?

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Professor Profile: Ted Halbach, dairy judge and instructor | Daily Cardinal (University of WI-Madison)

Of all the places around the world University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Management instructor Ted Halbach has travelled to judge dairy cows, he sees Madison as the best place to be
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UA Course Explores Role of Fathers | UANews

A new undergraduate general education course at the UA explores the various aspects of fatherhood across species, cultures and time. It looks at the role of fathers from biological, social and evolutionary perspectives.
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The ‘go-to guy’ for sick grapes | San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune

In 2010, Ruben Nodal noticed gaps in his grape bunches where berries had dropped off. The phenomenon known as “shattering” was happening just two years after the vines had been planted at Burbank Ranch in Templeton, where Nodal is ranch manager.
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UA students struggle with post-grad debt | Arizona Daily Wildcat

As student enrollment and tuition costs continue to rise, more students are graduating with the burden of student loan debt. Despite the increases, the UA does little to educate students about budgeting or paying back student loans, leaving many to face their financial struggles alone.

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GPSA Week offers variety of events to celebrate student work | Arizona Daily Wildcat

GPSA Week offers variety of events to celebrate student work | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Graduate and professional students at the UA will have the chance to feel appreciated for their work next week.

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Music, modified crops and monsters on tap | Arizona Daily Star

UA prof: World will need genetically enhanced crops

How can the Earth provide food for its 9 billion people by 2050? That's the question being tackled by professor Rod A. Wing, who holds the Bud Antle Endowed Chair at the University of Arizona School of Plant Sciences and is also director of the Arizona Genomics Institute.

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Retailing Conference touts jobs in sector | Arizona Daily Star

Careers, community and innovation are the key components of a new brand awareness campaign announced Thursday in Tucson by the CEO of the National Retail Federation.
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Social Media Tips from Retail Giants | Hispanic Business

Social Media Tips from Retail Giants | Hispanic Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Walmart has 28 million Facebook fans. "It's the biggest fan page in the United States," Kerry Lakin, a senior account manager for Facebook, told an audience of national retail executives and others in Tucson Friday at the University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference.

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From pasture to product, UA Meat Sciences Lab offers students — and Tucsonans — a unique opportunity | Inside Tucson Business

From pasture to product, UA Meat Sciences Lab offers  students — and Tucsonans — a unique opportunity | Inside Tucson Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
From animals grazing in the field to those hanging in the meat locker, a group of University of Arizona agriculture students are getting the full livestock experience.
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Students for Sustainability, ASUA to host Earth Day on UA Mall | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Students for Sustainability, ASUA to host Earth Day on UA Mall | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Students will celebrate Earth Day as a waste-free event this year by demonstrating the composting process on the UA Mall.

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UA School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences prepares for fall semester | Arizona Daily Wildcat

The UA’s new School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences will open to students this fall.

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UA seeks money for study of veterinarian program | The Record (Bergen, NJ)

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona officials want the Tucson-based school to establish a veterinary medical program and are asking the Legislature for a $250,000 state appropriation for an initial study.

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Exploring Urban Agriculture, Meeting Educational Needs in Controlled Environment Agriculture (Resource Magazine)

Exploring Urban Agriculture, Meeting Educational Needs in Controlled Environment Agriculture (Resource Magazine) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

This special issue of Resource presents urban agriculture as one promising path toward the goal of feeding our planet's growing, and increasingly urban, population.

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UA Dedicates New School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences | UANews

The UA has established a new School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences that will bring together teaching, research and extension resources from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to focus on animal health, growth,...
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Students earn degree and $3,500 payout, and more education news | Arizona Daily Star

Middle and high school students are invited to participate in a two-week agriculture camp at the University of Arizona.

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Walkable Sam Hughes | Arizona Daily Star

Walkable Sam Hughes | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

When Don and Robby Laidlaw moved into their home in the Sam Hughes Neighborhood 32 years ago, it was like coming home for Don.

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¿Preguntas sobre producción en invernadero? La experta responde | Hortalizas

¿Preguntas sobre producción en invernadero? La experta responde | Hortalizas | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Patricia Rorabaugh, profesora asistente de ciencias de plantas en el Centro de Agricultura Protegida de la Universidad de Arizona, responde a preguntas sobre producción en invernadero
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iSTEM Project Connects Students to Science, Engineering | UANews

One national priority is to train more youth toward eventual careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
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