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UA web cam features hummingbird | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA web cam features hummingbird | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A hummingbird made the nest on top of a data cable at the UA's news Environment and Natural Resources building.
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Asst. UA research scientist killed in Oracle Rd crash | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

An associate research scientist with the University of Arizona died Thursday when the bicycle he was riding was hit from behind by a pickup truck. The crash happened shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Orac...
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Baffert's American Pharoah wins Belmont Stakes, Triple Crown | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

More men have walked on the moon than horses have won the Triple Crown.
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UA alumni win grant money for unique food crop production | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA alumni win grant money for unique food crop production | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it


A couple of University of Arizona alumni have earned a large grant for their business. Entrepreneurs Ricardo Hernandez and John Jackson of Grafted Growers, LLC have been awarded a $100,000 grant for...


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UA churns out racing industry grads | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA churns out racing industry grads | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Before Hall of Fame horse trainers Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher applied their trade on great courses known as Churchill Downs and Pimlico, they learned that trade at the University of Arizona, in ...
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U of A professor charged with 10 felonies | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

U of A professor charged with 10 felonies | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The meat store Machello manages is the UA Food Products and Safety Laboratory, which is a USDA inspected meat processing facility, according to his U of A bio.
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UA Veterinary program to partner with the Hermitage Cat Shelter | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Fourth year students with the University of Arizona Veterinary Medical and Surgical Program are teaming up with the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter, to offer students clinical training in the area of...
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Citrus pest quarantine expands | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Arizona is trying to keep a small insect from causing big problems for a multi-million dollar industry.
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Volunteers work to return horse racing to Rillito Downs | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Volunteers work to return horse racing to Rillito Downs | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Less than a year after talks of ending the races at Rillito Downs, promotional flyers for the new season read “The track is back” and “La pista está lista”.The Rillito Park Foundation signed a thre...
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UA researcher receives grant from Susan G. Komen foundation | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Dr. Jessica Miller, from the U of A will have $450,000 to investigate the cause of chronic pain associated with certain drugs used to treat breast cancer.
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$9 million grant to help launch new UA veterinary school in Fall of 2015 | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

$9 million grant to help launch new UA veterinary school in Fall of 2015 | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The top Arizona students who want to be veterinarians won't have to leave the state come next fall.
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UA hydroponic greenhouse leading way to sustainable urban farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

UA hydroponic greenhouse leading way to sustainable urban farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's hard to imagine anything could grow sustainably in the Arizona desert this time of year, that is, until you step foot inside a hydroponic greenhouse.The UA Controlled Environment Agriculture Center
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100 years for the Cooperative Extension Program | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

100 years for the Cooperative Extension Program | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The celebration will begin at the U of A at 10 a.m. today, at the U of A College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension, who is hosting the southeastern Arizona centennial event.
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A look at the new UA green building ENR2 | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

A look at the new UA green building ENR2 | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This new buildingwas made to look like the slot canyons in the Sonoran Desert, but that is not the only thing that makes the ERN2 building different.
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Triple Crown Showdown | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Dave Cooney examines the chances Wildcat alum Bob Baffert takes the Triple Crown at the Belmont.
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Land-Grant Institutions Help Motivate Children, Parents to Increase Calcium Intake | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Scientists from 11 land-grant institutions and Brigham Young University are working together to help parents motivate children to boost calcium intake to strengthen bones and prevent bone fractures from occurring later in life. The scientists are members of a multistate research project titled Motivating Parents of Preadolescents (9-13 years old) to Increase Calcium Intake (W-2003), which uses data from questionnaires to develop messages and graphics for educational materials.
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Tucson forms 'food commission' | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Tucson forms 'food commission' | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson will vote next week on whether to establish a "food commission" or formally "Commission on Food Security, Heritage and Economy". It will consist of 17 members throughout the community who ha...
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UA churns out racing industry grads | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

UA churns out racing industry grads | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Before Hall of Fame horse trainers Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher applied their trade on great courses known as Churchill Downs and Pimlico, they learned that trade at the University of Arizona, in ...
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Team wins $100K prize to promote Arizona water conservation | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

A team of water experts, videographers and social media marketers has won a $100,000 prize in a competition to promote Arizona water conservation.
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Now we have some solar paying dividends for the county | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

In 2007, Pima County embarked on a plan to use solar energy to help promote sustainability.It's 2008 Sustainable Action Plan is still a model.In 2009, it embarked on an aggressive solar installatio...
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New study reveals LGBT teens have better self-esteem | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

A new study has found lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers who openly share their sexual orientation in school have a higher self esteem than those who do not.
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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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UA rain harvesting system designed to prevent flooding | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

When it rains, the University of Arizona does its best to catch every drop it can. For the past 20 years, the campus' rain harvesting system has evolved into countless systems that drain storm runoff from the streets into various landscaping throughout campus.UA Planning, Construction and Design's Campus Planner Grant McCormick said the systems help prevent flooding on campus and send precious water to areas that need watering. "It helps with plants, it helps with storm water runoff, it helps...
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$9 million gift for UA veterinary medical and surgery program |

$9 million gift for UA veterinary medical and surgery program | | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's a huge gift as the University of Arizona gets its program off the ground.
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Popular professor is retiring from UofA | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

One of the University of Arizona's most popular professors is retiring. Wednesday was James Knight's last day of teaching at the Tucson university.



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