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2 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

University Of Arizona: Most diverse student body ever

When classes resume at the University of Arizona on August 25, students will be a part of a new record.


3 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world.


7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Novel oral anticoagulant prescriptions soar, but at a high cost

Warfarin, the longtime standard treatment for atrial fibrillation, is facing competition from new options in the anticoagulant drug marketplace including dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and apixaban.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Heart Failure, Health

11 hrs ago | The Kingman Daily Miner

A million ways to get high in the West

Parents, educators and community leaders are invited to learn about these and the other newest drugs hitting the market and how they could impact teens in Kingman during an upcoming one-day seminar sponsored by the Kingman High School Student Assistance Program.


Related Topix: Drugs, Kingman, AZ, Family, Kids

15 hrs ago | Circulation

Resumption of Chest Compressions After Successful Defibrillation and...

From the Sarver Heart Center , and Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, Department of Emergency Medicine , University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson; Maricopa Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix ; and ZOLL Medical Corporation, Chelmsford, MA .


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

20 hrs ago | Newswise

Using Physics to Design Better Drugs: Albert Einstein College of...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $9 million to renew a grant headed by Robert Callender, Ph.D. , professor of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Yeshiva University, Food and Drug Administration, Emory University

Tue Aug 19, 2014


School-hopping alumni aren't giving back to colleges

Maya Gunaseharan spent her first year in college at American University, then transferred to Cornell.


Related Topix: American University, UC Davis, Davis, CA

The Bugle

Verde Valley Archaeology Center receives conservation qualification

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Sedona, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, University of Delaware

Former NFL kicker pleads guilty to criminal damage

Pima County prosecutors say the 50-year-old Zendejas could get up to two years in prison when he's sentenced Sept.


Related Topix: Pima County, AZ

Tucson Weekly

Stalinist Architecture or UA Off-Campus Student Housing?

After seeing so many readers offended by Linda Ronstadt's recent comments regarding Downtown Tucson's newly built "Stalinist buildings," I was reminded of a photo I took downtown back in October of 2013.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Health Club, Tucson Yoga

Criminal Report Daily

'Beam Me to Mars' Lets You Send Martian Messages

Mars plays host to a huge number of dune fields -- regions where fine wind-blown material gets deposited to form arguably some of the most beautiful dunes that can be found on any planetary body in the solar system.


Related Topix: Geology, Science

KOLD-TV Tucson

Accident injures 1, slows traffic on I-19 near Pima Mine Road

One person injured in an early morning crash near Interstate 19 and Pima Mine Road, according to Rural/Metro officials.



UofA sanctions fraternity for conduct violations

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

Agri Marketing

Yuma, AZ, Center Of Excellence For Desert Ag Launched

YUMA, AZ, CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR DESERT AG LAUNCHED Aug. 19, 2014 The Grower reports: Agriculture industry leaders have joined together to create the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, designed to tackle on-the-ground industry needs.


Related Topix: Yuma, AZ, Agriculture, Science, Yuma County, AZ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

American Library Association

Eyeing the New Diversity

Workplace diversity management in our field has primarily focused on increasing the number of underrepresented populations among our ranks.


Related Topix: Libraries, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

The Arizona Republic

University of Arizona fraternity banned for violations

University of Arizona fraternity banned for violations Fraternity closed for alcohol, hazing violations.


Related Topix: Arizona, Student Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Fraternities

KOLD-TV Tucson

Investigated UA fraternity kicked off campus for 5 years

The University of Arizona kicked the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity off campus for what school officials said were multiple violations of the Arizona Board of Regent's Code of Conduct.


Related Topix: Student Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Fraternities

UofA frat banned for 5 years due to violations

A fraternity at the University of Arizona has been official unrecognized and suspended for five years for alcohol, hazing, and other violations, the University announced Monday.


Related Topix: Student Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Fraternities

WNYC-AM New York

As Pot Laws Relax, Restrictions On Research Still Tight

Medical marijuana is now legal in nearly half of all U.S. states, but doing research on the drug is harder than one might think.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana


How Colleges are Hurting Students by Exploiting Adjunct Professors

It is a sad contradiction that America's universities and colleges have always introduced students to the most enlightened theories of economic justice in the classroom, but staff a majority of its faculties with vastly underpaid and undervalued adjunct professors.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News