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UA’s Race Track Industry Program Grows in Popularity | Arizona Alumni Magazine

UA’s Race Track Industry Program Grows in Popularity | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For decades, the one of the most recognizable face associated with the University of Arizona belonged to a distinguished-looking older gentleman with perfectly groomed white hair. In the summer of 2015, the venerable Lute Olsen may well have been nudged aside by a UA grad with — if such a thing is possible — even whiter hair. 
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Why bargain-shopping wastes food – and money | Yahoo! News Canada

Why bargain-shopping wastes food – and money | Yahoo! News Canada | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It doesn't pay to shop around looking for bargains. Here's how to cut down on food waste.
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Memorial set for UA scientist killed on bicycle | Arizona Daily Star

Memorial set for UA scientist killed on bicycle | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In addressing security threats, Raphael D. Sagarin drew from the natural world.
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Yavapai County Master Gardeners' Annual Monsoon Madness Plant and Yard Sale on Saturday July 11 | Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier

The University of Arizona Yavapai County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Monsoon Madness Plant and Yard Sale on Saturday, July 11, 7:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. (or until we run out of plants) at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds at 840 Rodeo Drive.

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JLA hosts future leaders across mountain | White Mountain Independent

JLA hosts future leaders across mountain | White Mountain Independent | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
WHITE MOUNTAINS — The state award-winning Junior Leadership Academy out-of-school program grew 80 young community leaders during its ninth annual two-week summer program.
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Arizona Researchers Find Shopping Habits Play A Large Role In Food Waste | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Researchers at the University of Arizona wanted to find out why we throw away so much food at home.

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Yuma Ag Center, Visitors Bureau Win Tourism Award | KAWC (Radio-Yuma)

A recent change to Yuma’s Lettuce Days exposes thousands of visitors to ongoing research at a university farm and has now been recognized with a statewide
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50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S. | Best Colleges

50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S. | Best Colleges | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

For many of us, botanical gardens and arboretums are beautiful places to visit and serve as peaceful settings for relaxation, family time, or recreation.

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How buying in bulk actually wastes food | Grist

How buying in bulk actually wastes food | Grist | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you’re like me, you writhe in guilt-ridden anguish each time you forget to bring your canvas tote to the grocery store. But in the rare times we do remember our reusable bags, Americans tend not to think much about what we actually put inside them, according to a new survey. The takeaway: We waste a lot of extra food (and money) simply because we don’t shop often enough.
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WATER WISE: It's time to collect Mother Nature's bounty | The Sierra Vista Herald

WATER WISE: It's time to collect Mother Nature's bounty | The Sierra Vista Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The monsoon has arrived. Are you ready to collect nature’s free bounty? If not, now is the time to put a bucket under the gutter, direct downspouts to planted areas, and go play in the mud.
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Danforth center receives $8m for bioenergy program | Feed Stuffs Newspaper

Understanding key phenotype-to-genotype associations in bioenergy sorghum will enhance efforts to bring products to market.
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John Berlau Reviews “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” | Before It's News

The Washington Post cites CEI`s John Berlau on Consumer Credit and American Economy: John Berlau of the Competitive Enterprise Institute reviews “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” today at the Law and Liberty blog: “The Surprising Economics...

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President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans releases final report | Accounting Today

President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans releases final report | Accounting Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The President s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury today on the ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation s younger people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.
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Thinning Is In: UA Helps to Tame Wildfires | UANews

Thinning Is In: UA Helps to Tame Wildfires | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Nearly $3.5 billion is spent annually in fighting wildfires that claim lives, destroy homes and scorch the land.

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Taming the 'Genomical Beast' with Big Data Resources | Scientific Computing

The iPlant Collaborative, headquartered at the University of Arizona, is a National Science Foundation-funded cyberinfrastructure project providing computational support to life science researchers in the form of secure data storage, services for data analysis, and the underlying infrastructure to share datasets among collaborators anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.
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Students give back to Humane Society by fostering, interning and volunteering | USA Today

Students give back to Humane Society by fostering, interning and volunteering | USA Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
"I wanted to be a voice for those who couldn’t speak for themselves."
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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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Arizona Has an Official State Butterfly | About Travel (Phoenix)

Arizona Has an Official State Butterfly | About Travel (Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
See a photo of Arizona's State Butterfly, the Two-Tailed Swallowtail. This is one of the official state symbols for the State of Arizona.
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Yuma Agricultural Center, Visitors Bureau Win Tourism Award | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

A recent change to Yuma’s Lettuce Days exposes thousands of visitors to ongoing research at a university farm and has now been recognized with a statewide tourism award.
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'Soil, Not Dirt' a Digital Journey | UANews

To Rebecca Lybrand, calling soil "dirt" is simplistic and diminishes its importance to plants, animals and humans.

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UA Launches College-Access Initiative | UANews

UA Launches College-Access Initiative | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
An initiative designed to increase the number of low-income, first-generation students who enter and complete college will launch in five Tucson high schools in the fall, staffed by recent University of Arizona graduates.
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“I Like to Exist as a Person”: What It Means to Live Beyond Gender | PBS

“I Like to Exist as a Person”: What It Means to Live Beyond Gender | PBS | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For some, gender is more than just male or female.
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Danforth Center receives $8M for big data research program for bioenergy crop | Phys.org

Danforth Center receives $8M for big data research program for bioenergy crop | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced today it was awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ARPA-E TERRA program. Funds will be used for research to accelerate breeding and the commercial release of economically viable bioenergy sorghum hybrids. Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center is the principal investigator of this multi-institutional project.
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6 things to know about tarantula hawk wasps with 'traumatically painful' sting in San Antonio | My San Antonio (TX)

6 things to know about tarantula hawk wasps with 'traumatically painful' sting in San Antonio | My San Antonio (TX) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There's La Lechusa and the Cucuy, but now San Antonio-area parents are warning their kids of an insect with a name scarier than the two - the tarantula hawk.
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President’s Financial Capability Council Completes Work, Issues Final Report | US Department of the Treasury

The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) today published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury on ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation’s young people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.
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