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Buckmaster Show 8/18/2016: Dr. Ann Weaver Hart talks about her future at UA | KVOI (Radio-Tucson)

Today on Buckmaster - A newsmaker interview with University of Arizona President Dr. Ann Weaver Hart. Then, Democratic District 2 Arizona House of Representatives Candidate Rosanna Gabaldon. Plus, Jaye Wells of the Rillito Park Foundation.
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Former UA Professor Pleads Guilty to Theft from Meat Store | Arizona Public Media

Former UA Professor Pleads Guilty to Theft from Meat Store | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
John Marchello, who oversaw the student-run store, could face nearly 4 years in prison.
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U Of A Professor Pleads Guilty To Taking Tens Of Thousands From School | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

U Of A Professor Pleads Guilty To Taking Tens Of Thousands From School | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A tenured University of Arizona professor has pleaded guilty to taking thousands of dollars from the university.
John Marchello pleaded guilty to felony theft and could face up to four years’ probation or prison time.
According to a statement from the university, the Pima County Attorney’s Office has initiated a civil forfeiture case against Marchello for the $223,000 they say he diverted from the school. The U of A has also filed a claim in that case in hopes of recovering the funds in addition to any criminal restitution.
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News from USDA ………

News from USDA ……… | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
  In case you missed it. With the average age of the American farmer exceeding 58 years, the necessity to usher a new generation into agriculture is also giving way to opportunity across the nation. Over the last eight years, USDA has engaged its resources to provide greater support to new farmers in a variety…
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Vet School accreditation denial 'the latest chapter in the 45-year process' | Arizona Daily Wildcat

The UA’s plans to open a veterinary school were stalled last month when the American Veterinary Medical Association Council for Education, which accredits veterinary schools, rejected the UA’s proposal.
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Backyard greenhouses

Backyard greenhouses | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
CLIFTON — Large or small, having your own greenhouse can provide a wide range of gardening possibilities. One can simply expand and improve on the existing garden season by buffering
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Arizona among states with 'super lice' — resistant to OTC treatments

Arizona among states with 'super lice' — resistant to OTC treatments | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Growing number of teens getting lice from taking selfies.
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AVMA COE halts plan for new veterinary school in Arizona | DVM360 Magazine

AVMA COE halts plan for new veterinary school in Arizona | DVM360 Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Accrediting body tells University of Arizona it needs to see more details; interim dean says the information is already there, school will appeal decision.
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Gana maestra Mixe Premio Nacional de la Juventud 2016 | Noticias

Gana maestra Mixe Premio Nacional de la Juventud 2016 | Noticias | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
La maestra Mixe, Tania Eulalia Martínez Cruz, obtuvo el Premio Nacional de la Juventud 2016, en la categoría Logro Académico, cuyo galardón le fue entregado de manos del Presidente Enrique Peña Nieto, en la Residencia Oficial de los Pinos en la Ciudad de México.En el país son 18 galardonados y la originaria de Tamazulapam del Espíritu Santo,  destacó en la categoría B, de 19 a 29 años de edad.
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Proposed UA veterinary school denied accreditation, school plans to appeal | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Proposed UA veterinary school denied accreditation, school plans to appeal | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Shane Burgess, interim dean for the school of veterinary medicine, said they've already notified the council of the UA's decision to appeal. 
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COE rejects Arizona veterinary program - VIN News Service

University of Arizona to appeal COE decision
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University of Arizona's proposed new veterinary school in limbo | Arizona Daily Star

University of Arizona's proposed new veterinary school in limbo | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Accreditor rejects plans. School plans appeal.
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Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Garden on the edge of an ancient volcano

Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Garden on the edge of an ancient volcano | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Today, it’s a lush garden of the bizarre. But 18 million years ago, a rain of golf-ball-sized blobs of lava likely obliterated most of the life where the Boyce Thompson Arboretum now stands —
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Retired UA professor pleads guilty to theft from college in plea deal | Arizona Daily Star

Retired UA professor pleads guilty to theft from college in plea deal | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
He and wife facing civil lawsuit from state.
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Longtime UA Professor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding School | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Longtime UA Professor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding School | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A long-serving University of Arizona professor has pleaded guilty to taking tens of thousands of dollars from the university.KVOA-TV reports that 80-year-old John Marchello on Aug. 11 pleaded guilty to felony theft and has agreed to pay $83,020 in restitution to the university.
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Former UA prof pleads guilty to theft | KGUN (TV-Channel 9, Tucson)

Former UA prof pleads guilty to theft | KGUN (TV-Channel 9, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A former university of Arizona professor accused of defrauding the school has pleaded guilty to a theft charge and will be sentenced Nov. 21.

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ROAP Pete Pedersen Award Nomination Deadline Approaching - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

ROAP Pete Pedersen Award Nomination Deadline Approaching - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The deadline to nominate a steward for the Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) 2016 Pete Pedersen Award, which is awarded to stewards who have served the sport of horse racing with distinction, is October 15, 2016. Named in honor of the longtime outstanding steward and noted journalist Pete Pedersen, the Pedersen Award will be presented …
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Ag Water App Assists Growers on Food Safety Issues

Ag Water App Assists Growers on Food Safety Issues | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Funded by the California-based Center for Produce Safety, Ag Water is the first app of its kind, designed by University of Arizona researchers and their
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Around the Town: Two food and gardening workshops Tuesday

Around the Town: Two food and gardening workshops Tuesday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Interested in growing food for the table and native plants?
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Dining with Diabetes

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Dining With Diabetes class begins Thursday. Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. This is a series of four presentations; the next three are scheduled for Aug. 25, Sept. 1 and Sept.
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Newest Wildcats Share Why the UA Was Their First Choice | UANews

Newest Wildcats Share Why the UA Was Their First Choice | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Preliminary fall 2016 enrollment figures indicate that the University of Arizona is welcoming more state residents, more students from ethnic backgrounds and students with higher academic performance. Incoming transfer student Graciela Olivas was intent on applying to only one school: the UA. "I am very confident the UA is the best place for giving me the opportunities and support I need to succeed," said Olivas, who earned her associate's degree from Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, Arizona.
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UA veterinary program halted after accreditation denied; status in limbo | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

UA veterinary program halted after accreditation denied; status in limbo | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona’s plans to establish an accredited veterinary school have been halted.
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COE Rejects Arizona Vet School Proposal | Veterinary Practice News

COE Rejects Arizona Vet School Proposal | Veterinary Practice News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The school will appeal the decision.
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Accreditor: University Of Arizona’s New Veterinary School Not Ready For Students | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Accreditor: University Of Arizona’s New Veterinary School Not Ready For Students | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona’s proposed veterinary school has hit a stumbling block with its accreditor, which says the school is not ready to enroll students this fall.
The American Veterinary Medicine Association said it does not have enough information to give the UA’s veterinary school approval to move forward in its development. The UA is appealing that decision.
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University of Arizona veterinary school hits accreditation glitch | Phoenix Business Journal

University of Arizona veterinary school hits accreditation glitch | Phoenix Business Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona appeals accreditation team's decision.
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