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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 employees and programs.
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Farm Day

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Cricket spitting was back in Maricopa on Saturday for Farm Day on Nov. 21 at the University of Arizona’s Maricopa Agricultural Center. Agriculture was front and center throughout the day as people of all ages had the chance to learn something about where their food and other products come from. The event also served to connect the community with the MAC, educating them about what it is the center does.
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Citrus concerns this Thanksgiving

Citrus concerns this Thanksgiving | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona's citrus industry and homeowners face threats from a dangerous hitchhiker this holiday season.
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Holiday sales not expected to increase in Tucson this year

Holiday sales not expected to increase in Tucson this year | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There is a lot of anticipation about the holiday shopping season in Tucson, and whether sales will improve from last year.
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UA, Pima County Partner on Water Research

UA, Pima County Partner on Water Research | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New WEST Center aims to address water shortage challenges facing the southwest.
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UA opens new $5.5 million water research facility

UA opens new $5.5 million water research facility | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new multi-million dollar research center opened Friday that will help University of Arizona students and researchers solve problems related to water and energy use. 
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Three UA Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows | UANews

Three UA Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A global network of scientists has elected three University of Arizona faculty members American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows, a distinction awarded to those who are advancing science in ways that are considered scientifically or socially distinguished. Dozens of UA faculty members have been named fellows of AAAS, the largest general scientific society in the world. This year's fellows from the UA are:
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Wallowa native wins Rocky Mountain Emmy | Wallowa County (OR) Chieftain

Cody Sheehy can add “Rocky Mountain Emmy winner” to his list of life accomplishments.The Wallowa native has been serving as video coordinator for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ communications and cyber technologies department at the University of Arizona since 201
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Cricket-spitting contest featured at UA Farm Day

Cricket-spitting contest featured at UA Farm Day | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
MARICOPA — The cricket-spitting contest is making a comeback at the annual Farm Day hosted by the University of Arizona’s Maricopa Agricultural Center.
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Balancing sweets and treats with healthy holiday snacks

Balancing sweets and treats with healthy holiday snacks | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Eating healthy can be challenging anytime of the year, but when the pies, cookies, cakes, candies and other tempting treats of the holiday season become a factor, maintaining a nutritionally sound diet becomes even tougher.
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Siblings stung by bees, one more than 100 times, rescued and helped by strangers nearby

Siblings stung by bees, one more than 100 times, rescued and helped by strangers nearby | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Two sisters who survived an attack by bees are recovering in two very different ways, according to their mother, Laurel Bevans.

 
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The University of Arizona Campus Arboretum uses the entire campus as their laboratory to study agriculture | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Do you ever see a tree on campus and think “Hey, that’s rad!”? If so, you can thank the UA Campus Arboretum.
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AmeriCorps team completing projects in Pinal

CASA GRANDE — A team of 10 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps members is working with the community through the University of Arizona’s Cooperative Extension.
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Arizona Gardeners: Many types of iris grow well in Pinal County gardens

Arizona Gardeners: Many types of iris grow well in Pinal County gardens | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There are many desert-adapted varieties of iris that do well in Pinal County and all produce a showy flower that can bring seasonal, vibrant color to any landscape.
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New UA law clinic to provide resources to agricultural industry

New UA law clinic to provide resources to agricultural industry | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA is creating a law clinic to provide resources to farmers, ranchers, miners and businesses in Arizona that use natural resources. Trained and supervised students will specialize and work with these businesses to address the particular legal needs of the agriculture industry.
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Citrus concerns this Thanksgiving

Citrus concerns this Thanksgiving | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona's citrus industry and homeowners face threats from a dangerous hitchhiker this holiday season.
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Stumped about El Niño? University of Arizona experts explain what you can expect

Stumped about El Niño? University of Arizona experts explain what you can expect | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the eastern and central parts of the Pacific Ocean warm waters are creating an El Niño event, predicted to be stronger than those of past years. For the southwestern U.S., this brings hope of a wet and snowy winter.
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Researchers working to turn reclaimed water into drinking water

Researchers working to turn reclaimed water into drinking water | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson may be just a few years away from seeing highly-treated, reclaimed water coming from its kitchen taps.
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Five US states where climate change could be disastrous | BBC News

Five US states where climate change could be disastrous | BBC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Climate change is expected to increase the frequency of extreme weather events around the world. One US group has given the 50 states a report card, ranking the risk of potential disasters and long-term dangerous changes.
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UA Scientist Is Building a Better Pecan Pie | UANews

UA Scientist Is Building a Better Pecan Pie | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sunlight cuts through the rows of trees that make up the pecan groves just south of Tucson. It’s not yet Thanksgiving, but harvesting has already begun. Thanks to El Niño, farmers are expecting early and substantial rains — conditions ill-suited for gathering nuts once they have been shaken from the trees.
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Next time you’re searching for something to eat, shop your refrigerator first

Next time you’re searching for something to eat, shop your refrigerator first | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Americans waste almost one-third of the total food supply - a staggering 133 billion pounds of edible food annually.
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AmeriCorps team in Pinal County

A team of 10 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps members is working with the community through the University of Arizona’s Cooperative Extension.
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Learn How to Save Food and Save Money at Free Seminar

Learn How to Save Food and Save Money at Free Seminar | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The main image here might not get your appetite going, but sometimes food isn't just about perfect plating. Like yellow-helmeted sentries lined up in a row,...
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Phoenix-area gardens grow community and veggies

Phoenix-area gardens grow community and veggies | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
PHOENIX -- The local-food movement, a love of nature and a sense of community: all nourish the Valley's community-garden movement
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