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Maria Teresa Velez: Farewell to a Revolutionary

Maria Teresa Velez: Farewell to a Revolutionary | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Maria Teresa Velez had a focused, dedicated mission to open up historically inaccessible spaces for underrepresented students, particularly at the graduate-level. As associate dean of the University of Arizona's Graduate College, Velez envisioned that, with graduate degrees in hand, such students would be best equipped to positively impact communities — whether they be social, economic or scientific — throughout Arizona and across the nation.
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UA hosts Global Retail Conference 2016

UA hosts Global Retail Conference 2016 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona hosts Global Retailing Conference for 20th year to discuss trends and strategies of the future. The retail industry accounts for on
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A looming concern

I was recently on a morning talk radio show promoting April as Water Awareness Month with the theme of “Go Blue and $ave Some Green.” The host mentioned her water
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Western alfalfa industry evolving as agriculture changes

Western alfalfa industry evolving as agriculture changes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Flood irrigation is used on 80-85 percent of California alfalfa ground, compared to about 14 percent with sprinkler and 2-3 percent with SDI, says Dan Putnam..
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UA, YMCA program seeks to lower diabetes risk among youth

UA, YMCA program seeks to lower diabetes risk among youth | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The YMCA and the University of Arizona are collaborating on a new program to research and lower the rate of diabetes among youth. 
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UA's Global Retailing Conference to explore what's 'in"

UA's Global Retailing Conference to explore what's 'in" | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
20th annual event to highlight trends that are reshaping the rapidly changing retail industry.
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Steve May Appointed Pari-Mutuel Wagering & Compliance Supervisor For KHRC - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Steve May Appointed Pari-Mutuel Wagering & Compliance Supervisor For KHRC - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) announces the appointment of Steve May as supervisor of Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Compliance. “The Commission is fortunate and excited for Steve to join our team,” said Marc Guilfoil, executive director of the KHRC. “He brings much experience and a deep knowledge of pari-mutuel wagering and the horse racing industry.” …
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AZGFD Wildlife Education Update

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AZGFD Wildlife Education Update - Have you seen all of th
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Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing

Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney Twenty-five sixth graders did a little plumbing for the Town of Gilbert last month. Drew Goodman and his classmates installed 42 aerators on faucets in 11 bathrooms inside the town's Court and Fire Administration buildings. Drew was surprised at how much water could be saved by simply changing a traditional faucet aerator…
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Meetings and Events, 3/18/16

Meetings/Events is a free community listing. Items are edited for length, style and clarity and are placed as space permits. Please include a contact number should further clarification be needed before publication. Submission deadline is three days before the meeting or event and at least two days before publication. Submissions are not taken over the phone. Items can be submitted to events@trivalleycentral.com, faxed to 836-0343 or brought into the Dispatch office at 200 W. Second St.
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Watch out for that saguaro!!

Watch out for that saguaro!! | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have a saguaro that has developed, over the past couple of years, a marked tilt in the top reach of the main stem (trunk?). It has started to
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Javelina, cold could threaten hibiscus

Javelina, cold could threaten hibiscus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I purchased a Hibiscus rosa-sinensis plant and I wonder if it can go in my front (open) patio. I don’t see many others around here in Green Valley, so
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RCI Posts Official Revisions To Model Rules - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

The revisions to its racing regulatory standards that were adopted by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) at its meeting last month in New Orleans were formally posted today. Among them, sections pertaining to Medical Labeling were strengthened to ensure that improper medications are not being used in racing and to strengthen racing commission …
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Advice from UA alumns for the Class of 2016

Advice from UA alumns for the Class of 2016 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
These impressive Wildcat alumni share their experiences, advice and what UA students should expect in regard to life after graduation.
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International leaders learning more about Arizona's economy

International leaders learning more about Arizona's economy | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Business and political leaders from 24 countries visit Arizona to learn more about the state's economy.
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UW professor honored for making rangeland science available to all

UW professor honored for making rangeland science available to all | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The United States Agricultural Information Network in April will present honorary membership to John Tanaka of the University of Wyoming in recognition for making rangeland science more widely accessible, collecting local knowledge and strengthening knowledge networks.
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vet School | About.com

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vet School | About.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Veterinary medicine is an extremely popular career choice in the animal industry, though it requires a difficult and demanding course of study to achieve the necessary degree.

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Kentucky Horse Racing Commission names pari-mutuel wagering, compliance supervisor

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission names pari-mutuel wagering, compliance supervisor | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Kentucky Horse Racing Commission names pari-mutuel wagering, compliance supervisor
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Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing

Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney Twenty-five sixth graders did a little plumbing for the Town of Gilbert last month. Drew Goodman and his classmates installed 42 aerators on faucets in 11 bathrooms inside the town's Court and Fire Administration buildings. Drew was surprised at how much water could be saved by simply changing a traditional faucet aerator…
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Changing Careers? The UA Has a Degree for That | UANews

Changing Careers? The UA Has a Degree for That | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For the career-changing professional, the University of Arizona maintains programs to help move graduates into work as wildlife conservation managers, clinical nutritionists and K-12 teachers, among other lines of work. Academic programs include UA Online offerings, graduate certificates and master's and doctoral degree programs campuswide, which are then complemented by services provided by the UA Alumni Association and Career Services.
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Verde River System Explained in an Illustrated Textbook

Cottonwood AZ (March 17, 2016) - Have you ever looked at the falling rain and wondered where it goes?
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Arizona Gardeners: Warm weather brings out scorpions

“Rick!!! We have a visitor.”
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