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Adjunct Professor Takes Academic Approach to Fashion | UA@Work

Adjunct Professor Takes Academic Approach to Fashion | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When you think Tucson, the words "fashion mecca" might not be the first to come to mind. But that doesn't mean the Old Pueblo doesn't have style.
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Shrimp prices soar as disease affects global farm-raised supply | Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review

Shrimp prices soar as disease affects global farm-raised supply | Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The skyrocketing price of shrimp could mean there's fewer of the crustaceans in Pepi and Teresa Fontana's traditional seven fish dinner this Christmas Eve. 'Everything ...
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It's not this UA club's first rodeo | Arizona Daily Wildcat

It's not this UA club's first rodeo | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

For Ben Saylor, an animal sciences junior, Rodeo Club is more than just a hobby. Rodeo is where it all began, and the UA club has the duty of reminding the community about its roots, Saylor, the club’s president, said.

 

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How sick is too sick to go to work during flu season? | CBS News

How sick is too sick to go to work during flu season? | CBS News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Survey reveals about 60 percent of Americans go to work when they are sick, potentially spreading even more germs
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What's Up UA? - UA-Led Arizona 4-H Celebrates 100 Years | The Explorer (Marana, AZ)

Since its origin in the early 20th century, 4-H has offered important lessons in leadership, responsibility and service through hands-on activities designed to help young people reach their personal potential.
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Arizona 4-H progresses beyond cows and cooking | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Arizona 4-H progresses beyond cows and cooking | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Local youth organization Arizona 4-H celebrated its 100th anniversary on Saturday, continuing its legacy of helping young children provide services to their community.

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How Happiness Leads to Healthier Lives | UANews

How Happiness Leads to Healthier Lives | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Through a newly launched lecture series, the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is exploring happiness and how it can help lead us to healthier lives.

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UA Alumnus, Food Security Expert to Speak on Campus | UANews

UA Alumnus, Food Security Expert to Speak on Campus | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Turki Faisal Al-Rasheed, a sustainable agricultural development expert who is chairman of Golden Grass, Inc., will speak at the UA on Oct. 17.

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University of Arizona leads USD 8 million algae research effort | FIS (Malaysia)

University of Arizona leads USD 8 million algae research effort | FIS (Malaysia) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Can algae farming really supplant oil and gas drilling over time? That's the big question the University of Arizona's Kimberly Ogden, chemical and environmental engineering professor, has been asking of simple algae, the green stuff with the right stuff to potentially fuel the future.

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ABOR Approves $4.2M to Develop UA Veterinary Medicine Program | Arizona Public Media

State would have its first degree-offering program for veterinarians launching in 2015; students could earn a doctorate.
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Club Trains Service Dogs for People With Disabilities | Arizona Public Media

Club Trains Service Dogs for People With Disabilities | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Paws for the Cause gives UA students the opportunity to train future service dogs
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University of Arizona leads $8 million algae research effort | Biomass Magazine

University of Arizona leads $8 million algae research effort | Biomass Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA is the lead institution for the Regional Algal Feedstock Testbed, partnership, which was recently awarded $8 million over four years by the U.S. DOE to research how algae can be grown year-round outdoors in open ponds in different climates.
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UA-Led Arizona 4-H Celebrates 100 Years | UANews

UA-Led Arizona 4-H Celebrates 100 Years | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Since its origin in the early 20th century, 4-H has offered important lessons in leadership, responsibility and service through hands-on activities designed to help young people reach their personal potential.

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The Dirty Truth About Kitchen Germs | Healthy Moms Magazine

The Dirty Truth About Kitchen Germs | Healthy Moms Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

What would you guess is the germiest thing in your house? The trash can? The toilet? It’s actually -- gulp! -- the kitchen sink. In fact, the entire kitchen is a hotbed of bacteria, according to a study by the Hygiene Council, a group of global health experts. The room plays host to half of the top 10 germiest areas in your home, even though most people say they regularly clean the kitchen.

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Take the Germ Quiz for Your Family's Health | Pediatric Safety (Blog)

Take the Germ Quiz for Your Family's Health | Pediatric Safety (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Whether you’re trying to prevent the flu, the common cold or other illnesses, when it comes to outsmarting germs, knowledge is power. But how much you actually know about our invisible adversaries?

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K-12 students test the waters with Arizona Project WET | Arizona Daily Wildcat

K-12 students test the waters with Arizona Project WET | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A UA program is teaching K-12 students in the region about the benefits of water conservation.

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When is it OK to call in sick? More often than you think | Daily Mail (UK)

When is it OK to call in sick? More often than you think | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

They are the bane of many office worker - colleagues who come in coughing and spluttering when they should really be in bed.

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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Awards and Accolades | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Congratulations to the following University of Arizona employees, who have recently been honored.
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Angel Charity donates money to Tucson Village Farm | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

Angel Charity donates money to Tucson Village Farm | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON - Angel Charity has awarded Tucson Village Farm $70,520 for its seed to table
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CALS-Affiliated Arboretum to Host Fall Events | UANews

CALS-Affiliated Arboretum to Host Fall Events | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

October is the Fall Plant Sale month at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, which also will also host a number of classes and guided tours.

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Secret to Happiness Not So Simple, Scientists Say | Arizona Illustrated (TV)

University of Arizona researchers tap temperature, technology to uncover the roots of feeling happy.
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What's Up UA? - UA Rodeo Club Rides Toward 75 Years | The Explorer (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - UA Rodeo Club Rides Toward 75 Years | The Explorer (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A lot has changed about the college experience in the past 75 years. Today's students are digitally connected in ways one never could have imagined back then. College majors exist now that might have sounded like science fiction decades ago.
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Santa Cruz County Kids Are On the Move | UANews

Santa Cruz County Kids Are On the Move | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Pecan shells are the foundation of a new route where students can safely walk into Coatimundi Middle School in Arizona's Santa Cruz County.

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Running barefoot, running happy | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Running barefoot, running happy | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Running makes you happy.

 

The ability of running to act as an anti-depressant in humans has already been proven.

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China's giant, killer hornets are straight out of a horror movie | Public Radio International

China's giant, killer hornets are straight out of a horror movie | Public Radio International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Images of stings that look like gunshot wounds and Chinese exterminators in protective suits with blowtorches have given the Asian giant hornets an infamous reputation. That, and the dozens of deaths they have caused in China.
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