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Melinda Burke:  Wildcat for Life

Melinda Burke and her team at the University of Arizona Alumni Association (UAAA) have a daunting task to continually provide innovative programs and services to engage more than 260,000 UA alumni that live throughout the United States and in more than 150 countries around the globe. 
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Reid Park Zoo announces partnership with UA vet school | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Reid Park Zoo announces partnership with UA vet school | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA students will not only have the option to study at the UA’s new School of Veterinary Medicine, but they will also have the opportunity to work with exotic animals at the Reid Park Zoo, thanks to a new partnership.
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Groups partner to grow food for hungry

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FLORENCE — Professors from the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were in town Sept. 29 to build two hoop houses in support of the local Future Forward Foundation’s gardens and ongoing efforts to feed hungry Pinal County residents with fresh, healthy food.
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GWP presents movie night, take two

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SAFFORD — A technology failure led to a canceled film screening back in August, but the Gila Watershed Partnership is ready to try again.
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'Microbial Pac-Man' May Soon Hit 'Game Over' | UANews

'Microbial Pac-Man' May Soon Hit 'Game Over' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Remember Pac-Man? The iconic 1980s arcade video game in which a yellow dot scurries along twisted corridors, gobbling goodies and enemies along the way? Players persistent enough to finish the game all the way to Level 256 were in for a surprise: When there was nothing left for Pac-Man to gobble up, the screen froze. Game over.
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War on the Range – Ranchers Versus Mesquite | Arizona Daily Independent

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Women of Distinction Magazine Selects Kimi Avary as a Distinguished Professional in Her Field

Women of Distinction Magazine Selects Kimi Avary as a Distinguished Professional in Her Field | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
WDRB Media is Louisville's number one source for news, weather, crime, education, sports and traffic information. WDRB covers news from Kentucky and southern Indiana focusing on in-depth content.
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Crop of the Week: Hesperaloe

Crop of the Week: Hesperaloe | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
• Hesperaloe has stiff, broad, lime green leaves with coarse white fibers along the margins which has shown to have potential use for papermaking.
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Hikers warned of bear spotted in canyon outside of Tucson

TUCSON - Arizona wildlife officials are warning hikers to watch out for a bear in an area of the Santa Rita Mountains.
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3F has partners’ help

3F has partners’ help | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Professors from the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were in Florence Sept. 29 to build two hoop houses in support of the local Future Forward Foundation’s gardens and ongoing efforts to feed hungry Pinal County residents with fresh healthy food.
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Xeriscape Garden Tour this weekend

Xeriscape Garden Tour this weekend | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Water Wise and Master Gardener Programs of the Cochise County Cooperative Extension of the University of Arizona present the 19th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour this weekend at the UA
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Payson kids dive into water conservation session

Payson kids dive into water conservation session | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
At the 10th Annual Water Festival on Sept. 27 at Green Valley Park, high school students who had gone to the festival when they were in fourth grade helped a new crop of fourth-grade students learn about the Payson watershed.
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Health summit solicits solutions

SIERRA VISTA — Defining a healthy community and encouraging staff in health-related fields to think about the underlying causes of self-identified health issues in Cochise County communities were among several
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Students learn about healthy eating during fall break

Students learn about healthy eating during fall break | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
 A Tucson treasure has some local students spending their fall break outdoors in the garden.
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Weekend storm takes toll on cotton crops

Weekend storm takes toll on cotton crops | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GRAHAM COUNTY — The thunderstorm that dropped hail and more than 2 inches of rain on the Gila Valley on Saturday night caused widespread damage to homes, vehicles, schools and
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Arizona Gardeners: Tips on controlling weedy bermudagrass

Arizona Gardeners: Tips on controlling weedy bermudagrass | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Common bermudagrass has its benefits as a desert-adapted turf grass, but it can be a tough weed to control.
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Joint STEM-NROTC program aims to familiarize students with geological technology

Willem Van Leeuwen
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UA alumna Tania Martínez Cruz wins 2016 National Youth Prize for Academic Achievement

UA alumna Tania Martínez Cruz wins 2016 National Youth Prize for Academic Achievement | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto personally awarded a former UA alumna with the 2016 National Youth Prize for Academic Achievement, an award only 18 out of 22,000 applicants received.
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Women of Distinction Magazine Selects Kimi Avary as a Distinguished Professional in Her Field

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Green Thumb: Palm trees for Sonoran Desert

Learn about the amazing varieties of palm trees living and thriving here in our Sonoran Desert region. Dr. Ursula Schuch from the University of Arizona’s School of Plant Sciences will
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Ojai Film Festival 2016 - Ojai, CA

Tucson, AZ: Schedule:Friday November 4, 20169 AM - Youth Program11.45 AMEmerging – 30 MinsThe Last Ring Home – 27 MinsDispatches from the Gulf – 55 Mins2.30 PMRated
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Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday

Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
All of the plants are grown right here in Tucson, so you know they will survive in the desert.  The Master Gardeners will also be onsite to help with any questions and offer gardening tips.
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Biz awards earned in Southern Arizona

Biz awards earned in Southern Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA's Camp Wellness, Westin La Paloma, College of Medicine-Tucson and many other recent honorees.
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Report: Few studies look at well-being of LGB youth of color

While research on lesbian, gay and bisexual youth has increased in recent years, these studies often fail to look at the experiences of young people of color, according to a new report in the Journal of Gay Lesbian Mental Health. This omission may lead to wide gaps in understanding the […]
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