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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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University of Arizona: Budgeting, Funding, Other Difficult Decisions | Arizona Public Media

University of Arizona: Budgeting, Funding, Other Difficult Decisions | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA President Ann Weaver Hart discusses issues; says criticism is part of leadership role.
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N4T Investigators: Butcher Block | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

TUCSON - All is tranquil as cows graze outside the U of A Meat Lab on N. Campbell. Inside, trouble could be brewing.
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UA police look into fraud at campus meat store | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store.
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Arapahoe Park's future unclear long term | Denver (CO) Post

Arapahoe Park's future unclear long term | Denver (CO) Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The long-term future of horse racing at Arapahoe Park is up in the air after a failed ballot measure for a casino at the site.
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UA police look into fraud at campus meat store | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store. The Arizona Daily Star reports (http://bit.ly/1xrKb7K) that authorities on Tuesday seized computers, cash, inventory logs, receipts and invoices from the UA "meat lab."



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University of Arizona Hosts 2nd Annual Olive Harvest | Arizona Public Media

University of Arizona Hosts 2nd Annual Olive Harvest | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Members of the community invited to participate; campus home to hundreds of trees.
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UA Food Day to pioneer sustainability and health | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA Food Day to pioneer sustainability and health | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA Food Day Fair will be held today on the UA Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will feature cooking and gardening demonstrations along with other activities to promote sustainable eating and healthy living.
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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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UAPD examines money shifting | Arizona Daily Wildcat

The University of Arizona Police Department is currently investigating the alleged misappropriation of funds from the UA Food Products and Safety Laboratory.
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ASU Morrison Institute names two new Distinguished Fellows | ASU News

ASU Morrison Institute names two new Distinguished Fellows | ASU News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Maria Harper-Marinick and Sharon Megdal were named Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows at the State of Our State Conference and Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 7.

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UA police look into fraud at campus meat store | Stamford (CT) Advocate

University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store. According to court records, police sought a search warrant based on an informant's tip that the "manager of the facility is misappropriating" funds.

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UA professor accused of siphoning funds from student-run meat store | Arizona Republic

UA professor accused of siphoning funds from student-run meat store | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store.
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Fraud probe at UA meat store | Arizona Daily Star

Fraud probe at UA meat store | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona police are investigating an allegation that a longtime professor who oversees a student-run meat store has skimmed more than $130,000 from the proceeds in the past three years.



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UA Research Spawns Eco-Friendly Cement Substitute | UANews

UA Research Spawns Eco-Friendly Cement Substitute | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

When he was a Ph.D. student in the University of Arizona Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, David Stone won a student innovation competition with the invention of an eco-friendly substitute for Portland cement.

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