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Five from SCC honored at extension centennial | Nogales International

Five from SCC honored at extension centennial | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Five people from Santa Cruz County were honored for their dedication and commitment to provide research-based knowledge to the agricultural community during the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ celebration of the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension.
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Four from SCC honored at extension centennial | Nogales International

Four from SCC honored at extension centennial | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Four people from Santa Cruz County were honored for their dedication and commitment to provide research-based knowledge to the agricultural community during the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ celebration of the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension.
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Governor Names UA's 4-H as 2014 Volunteer Service Award Recipient | UANews

Governor Names UA's 4-H as 2014 Volunteer Service Award Recipient | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has selected the University of Arizona's 4-H program for a Governor's Volunteer Service Award in recognition of its statewide impact.

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UA Celebrates 100 Years of Community Partnership Through Cooperative Extension | UANews

UA Celebrates 100 Years of Community Partnership Through Cooperative Extension | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In the century since it was created, Cooperative Extension has not only translated university research into community solutions, but it has helped shape the Arizona of today, University of Arizona officials said Thursday during a celebration of the program's centennial.

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Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue' | UANews

Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Kids are usually told to not throw their food.

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Tucson Mayor Celebrates Earth Day with UA’s Campus Arboretum | UANews

The UA Campus Arboretum hosted an Arbor Day event on April 22 to celebrate campus and community leaders for their excellence in promoting stewardship and conservation of urban trees. Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild spoke about the city of Tucson’s 10,000 Trees Campaign and members of the arboretum taught attendees how to select and care for trees in the desert climate.

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A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | UANews

A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension is celebrating 100 years of serving Arizonans through programs designed to support agriculture, business, community health, the local economy and more.
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UA President Says Tuition Stabilization Helps Students Plan | Arizona Illustrated (TV)

UA President Says Tuition Stabilization Helps Students Plan | Arizona Illustrated (TV) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tuition is part of budget picture, but state funding for UA still lags, Hart says; tuition will freeze for 4 years for incoming freshmen.
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AmeriCorps volunteers leaving their mark in SCC | Nogales International

AmeriCorps volunteers leaving their mark in SCC | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In 2008, during flooding in Iowa, 15-year-old Thomas Panther got his first taste of AmeriCorps, a national service program. Seeing teams help clean up his hometown is an experience that stuck with him.
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Employee Q&A: Tanya Quist, Director of the Campus Arboretum | UA@Work

Employee Q&A: Tanya Quist, Director of the Campus Arboretum | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tanya Quist, director of the UA Campus Arboretum, says truly healthy landscapes require more than just a green thumb.
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Conference addresses water conservation efforts | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Conference addresses water conservation efforts | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA Water Resources Research Center held its annual conference titled “Closing the Gap Between Water Supply and Demand” on Tuesday.
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What's Up UA? - 4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - 4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With programs in all 15 Arizona counties, on five American Indian reservations and on four military bases, Arizona’s 4-H offers more than 100 projects for youth involvement focused around science, agriculture, education and other areas.
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Not Up the Creek...Yet | Tucson Weekly

Not Up the Creek...Yet | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Karl Flessa will tell you that it's not that hard to collect seashells. All it takes is a bucket. But the average beachcomber isn't bringing...
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Spray of hope | InMaricopa.com

Spray of hope | InMaricopa.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

MUSD employee wins award for fighting pests in environmentally-friendly way

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See dazzling blooms at Village Farm | Arizona Daily Star

See dazzling blooms at Village Farm | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Wild blooms are beautiful, but the cultivated flowers of spring and early summer make a colorful splash of their own in the Tucson area.
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100 years for the Cooperative Extension Program | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

100 years for the Cooperative Extension Program | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The celebration will begin at the U of A at 10 a.m. today, at the U of A College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension, who is hosting the southeastern Arizona centennial event.
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Renovation complete: City finishes renovation of Elsie S. Hogan Library with bond funds | Willcox Range News

After five-years of renovations, the Elsie S. Hogan Library is celebrating its completion with an open house from 11 a.m., to 3 p.m., on Friday, May 9. “We will be recognizing a lot of individuals, groups and professional firms, near and far, that helped us get where we are today,” said Tom Miner, the City’s Library Director.

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Arizona Project WET Launches Smartphone Discovery Program in Phoenix | UANews

Arizona Project WET Launches Smartphone Discovery Program in Phoenix | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona Project WET is challenging families and student groups to make new discoveries about nature with the help of smartphone technology.

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Engaging Youth for Better Health | UnitedHealth Group

(4/23/2014) - UnitedHealthcare has teamed up with thousands of 4-H youth ambassadors to help educate youth and families on healthier lifestyle choices. 
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UA Professor to Develop European Model to Link Science With Stakeholders | UANews

UA Professor to Develop European Model to Link Science With Stakeholders | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A University of Arizona professor is headed to Spain this fall to focus on developing a model for collaboration between researchers, stakeholders and citizens – an undeveloped concept in areas of Europe. At the UA, and in the U.S., the idea has been institutionalized through Cooperative Extension.

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Finalized state budget shortchanges UA on funding | Arizona Daily Wildcat

The Arizona state budget signed by Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday will allocate less funding than requested to the UA.
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Brewer Signs $9.2B Budget for Coming Year | Arizona Public Media

Brewer Signs $9.2B Budget for Coming Year | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Plan includes $59 million more for new child safety agency, more educational funding; gov. line-item vetoes $4M.
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Awards and Accolades | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Congratulations to these recently honored University organizations and employees.
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Termites | Desert USA

Termites | Desert USA | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In hot and humid New Orleans, for an extreme example, Formosan termites – probably introduced unwittingly by a military transport vessel returning from Asia after World War II – have made it their mission to devour the entire city, especially the historic French Quarter. As furtive as jewel thieves, they build secretive 300-foot long tunnels to reach historic buildings, which – by the millions – they consume with gleeful and patient precision. The Formosan termites, probably unlike any other creature in all of New Orleans, took delight in Hurricane Katrina; they have used storm debris as vehicles for expanding their battlefront in their relentless campaign. (So far, only isolated colonies of Formosan termites have been found in the Southwest.)

 
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