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UA to Expand Number of Tillman Scholars | UANews

UA to Expand Number of Tillman Scholars | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona is working to expand the number of student veterans receiving scholarships from the Pat Tillman Foundation. 
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The Mediterranean Miracle | Psychology Today

We are 8 days into 2015 and have you already ditched your New Year’s Resolution to drop a few pounds or eat better? If so, you aren’t alone. By this time, about a third have fallen off the Resolution wagon. But don’t despair, there is a meal plan that is easy to follow and doesn’t have to be purchased from a website that promises quick fixes.


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What a Year! Remembering the Best of 2014 | UANews

The University's big stories included record enrollment, milestone anniversaries and research findings carrying international impact.


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Volunteers work to return horse racing to Rillito Downs | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Volunteers work to return horse racing to Rillito Downs | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Less than a year after talks of ending the races at Rillito Downs, promotional flyers for the new season read “The track is back” and “La pista está lista”.The Rillito Park Foundation signed a thre...
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Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler | Arizona Daily Star

Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler born July 6, 1938 in Red Bank, NJ, passed away December 7, 2014 after a long illness.

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Chaparral students learn about water conservation | Arizona Edcuation News

Chaparral students learn about water conservation | Arizona Edcuation News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fifth grade gifted students at Chaparral Elementary explored to conserve water through collaboration with Arizona Project WET and the Water Scene Investigation Program.
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Saving Food From the Dumpster: The UA's Edible Campus | Yuma News Now

The University of Arizona enjoys a reputation for having a beautiful campus paired with a great setting and ideal weather.

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Six to Watch: UA Students Earn Centennial Achievement Awards | UANews

Six to Watch: UA Students Earn Centennial Achievement Awards | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
They have founded organizations to support underserved students, conducted research to aid in improved support for low-income students, completed service work in international communities and earned advanced degrees while raising a family. These are some of the stories of six students who have earned the University of Arizona's Centennial Achievement Awards.
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Students get savvy with charity projects | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Students get savvy with charity projects | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There are many great philanthropy opportunities to be found in Tucson, but for this group of students, giving back to the community is done out of respect for their club motto: enable progress through entrepreneurial action.
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Verde Valley among future UA veterinary school sites | Verde Independent (Cottonwood, AZ)

A piece of land along SR 260 is the planned future home of a University of Arizona veterinary extension campus, said College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Shane Burgess.

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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Congratulations to the recently honored University employees and programs.
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Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program Announces Global Symposium Agenda, Registration Discount | Paulick Report

The Race Track Industry Program announced today that the full agenda for the upcoming Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming slated for December 8 – 11, 2014, is complete and the November 14 deadline for the regular registration rate of $550 is fast approaching.



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Rainwater Garden wins 2014 ‘Catch the Rain’ photo contest | Glendale (AZ) Star

Rainwater Garden wins 2014 ‘Catch the Rain’ photo contest | Glendale (AZ) Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The City of Glendale’s Water Services Department, Conservation and Sustainability Division known for its award-winning programs took home another honor. Glendale received top ranking in the 2014 Water Resource Center’s “Catch the Rain” photo contest and the Best-in-Show prize for a picture capturing the Glendale Rain Garden in action during a summer monsoon.
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University of Arizona goes green with new grant program funds | Arizona Daily Wildcat

University of Arizona goes green with new grant program funds | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA Green Fund is a way for students and faculty to be a part of making campus a more sustainable environment.
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Solar Training in an Agricultural Program? You Bet! | Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Solar Training in an Agricultural Program? You Bet! | Interstate Renewable Energy Council | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dr. Ed Franklin, an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Education at the University of Arizona, is teaches about solar in farming’s future.
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Solar Training in an Agricultural Program? You Bet! | Press Release Point

Solar Training in an Agricultural Program? You Bet! | Press Release Point | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Ask most people about farms, and they’ll likely tell you about tractors, crops and hardworking animals. But ask Dr. Ed Franklin, an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Education at the University of Arizona, and get ready to learn about farming’s future—in solar panels.

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Website Shines Light on Renewable Energy Resources | Rocket News

University of Arizona researchers and a group of partners have developed a tool that will help utility companies better understand the long-term impact of renewable energy on the power grid and provide insight on how to integrate these resources in

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Solar Training in an Agricultural Program? You Bet! | Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Solar Training in an Agricultural Program? You Bet! | Interstate Renewable Energy Council | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dr. Ed Franklin, an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Education at the University of Arizona, is teaches about solar in farming’s future.
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Stewards Take Center Stage on Symposium’s Final Day | Paulick Report

Racing fans don’t see stewards during the races, but attendees at a Symposium session today got an inside look at how officials handle their many responsibilities. Several prominent stewards played out their duties in an entertaining presentation showing...

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UA set to take over Animal Shelter building | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch

UA set to take over Animal Shelter building | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
On Nov. 20 the Arizona Board of Regents approved the University of Arizona’s acquisition of Dr. (Michael) Ames’ veterinary clinic and the Douglas Animal Shelter on Rogers Ave.
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Saving Food From the Dumpster: The UA's Edible Campus | UANews

Saving Food From the Dumpster: The UA's Edible Campus | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona enjoys a reputation for having a beautiful campus paired with a great setting and ideal weather. At a time in the spring when much of the country is still covered in snow, students can stroll to class in flip-flops, under a grove of citrus trees in fragrant bloom. The fruit these trees produce goes largely unnoticed and unused.
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Racing official Joe Crugnale dies at 62 | Harness Racing Portal

Joseph V. "Joe" Crugnale, Chief Investigator for the Ohio State Racing Commission and formerly a longtime judge at The Meadows, Louisville Downs, and other tracks, died Sunday, Nov. 23, after battling cancer. He was 62.
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UA Employees, Programs Recognized for Their Work | UANews

The UA's Office of Global Initiatives and Center for English as a Second Language have announced three Global Excellence Award winners.

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UA Ranked No. 64 of Best Global Universities | UANews

UA Ranked No. 64 of Best Global Universities | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

he University of Arizona was the only Arizona institution ranked in the top 100 overall by U.S. News & World Report in its inaugural listing of Best Global Universities, released Tuesday.

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Water - Use It Wisely for kids | ABC 15 (TV-Phoenix AZ)

Water - Use It Wisely for kids | ABC 15 (TV-Phoenix AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Getting kids to save water can be challenging when all they have to do is turn on the tap to access the cleanest water in the world. For decades, Valley water providers and partnering organizations have worked hard to reach out to kids through families and by supporting teachers.



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