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American Pharoah's jockey, trainer donate Belmont winnings to charity | CBS Sports

American Pharoah's jockey, trainer donate Belmont winnings to charity | CBS Sports | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The jockey and trainer of American Pharoah just won the Triple Crown, but they won't be keeping the earnings from the win at Belmont Stakes. Instead, that money is going to charity.
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A new generation gets to claim a Triple Crown champion | ESPN

A new generation gets to claim a Triple Crown champion | ESPN | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There was a distinct moment at Belmont Park on Saturday when the 90,000 people in attendance went from hoping American Pharoah was going to win the Triple Crown to knowing it.
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UA Race Track Program Basks in Baffert's Triumph

UA Race Track Program Basks in Baffert's Triumph | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As he registered some time ago for the inaugural Pan American Conference on thoroughbred breeding and racing, scheduled to coincide in New York with the fabled Belmont Stakes, Doug Reed allowed himself a momentary flight of fancy. "Wouldn’t it be neat," he thought, "if there was the possibility of a Triple Crown winner?" Reed, coordinator of the Race Track Industry Program at the University of Arizona, got his wish — and so much more — at Saturday’s 147th running of the Belmont in Elmont, New Yo
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Urban Land Institute visits Bisbee | Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald

Nearly a dozen experts working with the Urban Land Institute in Phoenix will be in Bisbee today to tour the city and discuss economic development opportunities with city leaders.

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UA study: Buying food in bulk leads to waste | Arizona Daily Star

UA study: Buying food in bulk leads to waste | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Buying in bulk may actually lead to more waste, study suggests.
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Remembering Rafe: From Tide Pools to the Stars | UANews

Remembering Rafe: From Tide Pools to the Stars | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
His "favorite office," in his words, was the tide pools along the rocky coast of Monterey, California. Following the example of marine biologist Ed Ricketts, whom he admired, Raphael "Rafe" Sagarin spent much of his time as an aspiring marine ecologist observing and studying these microcosms teeming with life, pounded by waves at one moment, only to slowly evaporate under the scorching sun in the next, until they were washed over by the returning tide — all in the course of a day.
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UA researcher: Americans toss 40 percent of food | Arizona Republic

UA researcher: Americans toss 40 percent of food | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study by a University of Arizona graduate student found that buying in bulk and shopping infrequently contribute to the American habit of wasting food.
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Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher schooled in business side at Arizona | USA Today

Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher schooled in business side at Arizona | USA Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
ELMONT, N.Y. — Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher, the two primary human figures in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, have almost been omnipresent in major races from coast-to-coast over the last 15 years. Their barns
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Aging Couples Connected in Sickness and Health | UANews

Aging Couples Connected in Sickness and Health | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As the world's population of older adults increases, so do conversations around successful aging — including seniors' physical, mental and social well-being. A variety of factors can impact aging adults' quality of life. Two big ones, according to new research from the University of Arizona, are the health and cognitive functioning of a person's spouse.
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UA Shares Agricultural Technology With World | UANews

UA Shares Agricultural Technology With World | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona again served as Official Knowledge Partner to the 2015 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, this spring. With 102 countries represented at the Forum — launched just a year ago — the GFIA has become one of the world's most influential global platforms for scientists, entrepreneurs and policymakers to present and explore innovations toward sustainable agriculture and food security.
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Ecosystems and Human Networks, Obesity, History | BYU Radio

Ecosystems and Human Networks, Obesity, History | BYU Radio | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Guest: Dr. Matthew Mars, Ph.D. from the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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May has been wet in Arizona but will provide only short-term drought help | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

May has been wet in Arizona but will provide only short-term drought help | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A climate expert said a wet month of May will only bring short-term relief from the drought.
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American Pharoah's Triple Crown obliterates years of disappointment | SI.com

American Pharoah's Triple Crown obliterates years of disappointment | SI.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
American Pharoah completed the Triple Crown for the first time since 1978 by winning the Belmont Stakes.
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Pharoah reigns: Baffert-trained horse takes elusive Triple Crown | Arizona Daily Star

Pharoah reigns: Baffert-trained horse takes elusive Triple Crown | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Nogales, Arizona, native says he was thinking about his parents during race.
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American Pharoah Trainer Bob Baffert Talks With TIME | Time

Life as the trainer of the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown
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Photos: Baffert-trained horse American Pharoah wins Triple Crown | Arizona Daily Star

Photos: Baffert-trained horse American Pharoah wins Triple Crown | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA alum Bob Baffert's American Pharoah has won the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
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Jimmye S. Hillman | Arizona Daily Star

Jimmye S. Hillman | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Jimmye S. Hillman long-time professor at the U of A, one of the most influential international economists of his generation, and late in life a literary memoirist, passed away from complications of

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Buying in Bulk Creates More Waste | KCET (TV-Burbank, CA)

Buying in Bulk Creates More Waste | KCET (TV-Burbank, CA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's estimated that American throws away $400 worth of food a year, and households with children throw away almost $1,000 worth of food a year.
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Water Conference to Focus on Indigenous Perspectives | UANews

Water Conference to Focus on Indigenous Perspectives | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What can be learned from the indigenous perspectives on water? And how can this knowledge be used to improve water management? The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center will host a conference on "Indigenous Perspectives on Sustainable Water Practices" on Tuesday and Wednesday to explore those questions.
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Saudi, US academics team up to apply social farming in Hail | Saudi Gazette (Saudi Arabia)

Saudi, US academics team up to apply social farming in Hail | Saudi Gazette (Saudi Arabia) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The tone of truth and moderation
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Glowing millipede a surprise find | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Glowing millipede a surprise find | Australian Broadcasting Corporation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The faint blue-green glow of this millipede redefines how we look at the evolution of bioluminescence across the tree of life.
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UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less | UANews

UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Part of the reason American shoppers are so attracted to wholesale shopping is their belief that bulk-buying not only prevents waste but can save time and money, providing more value for the dollar. However, results from a qualitative investigation by the University of Arizona of buying habits suggest that the opposite may be true.
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Terry Anderson: Ag college in the desert | Midwest Producer

A very-needed five-day trip to Arizona revealed several things:
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Sheehy’s team at UA wins $100K award | Wallowa County (OR) Chieftain

A 1997 Wallowa High School grad applies his videography skills in enabling Arizona residents to build their own presentations on water resource issues.
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