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1 hr ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Lunchbox drive for UAMC pediatric patients

The University of Arizona Medical Center is holding a special drive for its pediatric patients, but it's not a typical fundraiser - it's a lunchbox drive.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Family, Kids

4 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

UA Bear Down Downtown first of its kind Wednesday

The University of Arizona is holding a first of its kind campus wide event Wednesday called Bear Down Downtown 2014.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

California drought is 'a preview' warn scientists

'Please release my child': Mother of US journalist paraded by ISIS executioner makes desperate TV appeal to beg terrorist leader for mercy - because her son is not to blame for 'the sins of others' Time for the iWatch: Apple's wearable set to be revealed on September 9th alongside iPhone 6 - and it could control your house as well as monitor your ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Journalism, Global Warming

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sonoran News

Archaeology center receives conservation qualification

CAMP VERDE 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.

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

BroadwayWorld.com

ASU Sci-Fi TV Dinner to Serve Up a Taste of STEM, 9/30 at Scottsdale Center

Arizona State University's Center for Science and Imagination will present an all-new ASU Science Fiction TV Dinner on Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Arizona State University, Comedy, House, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Hugh Laurie, Theater, Arts

ABC15.com

Man caught trying to sell stolen UofA tickets

A man is in custody for allegedly trying to sell stolen season tickets to University of Arizona football games on the Internet.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

PCSD: Suspect tries to sell stolen UA football tickets to deputy

A man suspected of stealing University of Arizona season football tickets was put behind bars after allegedly attempting to sell them to an undercover sheriff's deputy through Craigslist.

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Related Topix: Pima County, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

PCC honors outstanding staff, faculty

Pima Community College recently honored outstanding staff and faculty for contributions during the 2013-14 academic year, at the All College Day event.

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Related Topix: City College of New York, City University of New York

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times of Oman

ISRO scientists gear up for 'challenging task' in Mars Mission

This NASA image obtained taken on September 26, 2013 shows a scene situated in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars, perched high on the Tharsis rise in the upper reaches of the Valles Marineris canyon system.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Newsday

Drilling deeper as US taps run dry

Taps are running dry in California's Central Valley as the worst drought in more than a century forces farmers to drill ever deeper underground for water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Common Core Supporters Testify Against Ohio Repeal Bill

Opponents of the education standards known as Common Core spent a week criticizing that set of standards while supporting a bill to repeal it.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Examiner.com

Climate change and the methane crisis: An interview with Dr. Guy McPherson

In this second part of a series on climate change and the methane crisis, Dorsi Diaz interviews Professor Guy McPherson, a sometimes controversial figure because of his beliefs, who shares his thoughts on recent releases of methane, where we are in the rapidly accelerating process of changes affecting the climate, and why he thinks that humanity ... (more)

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EurekAlert!

How do former churchgoers build a new moral identity?

As their moral perspectives change, disillusioned churchgoers find it increasingly difficult to remain associated with their church, yet many also find it difficult to leave.

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Related Topix: Oregon State University

PhysOrg Weblog

Curcumin blocks the metastasis of colon cancer by a novel mechanism

Novel research led by the UA Steele Children's Research Center has identified one of the mechanisms by which curcumin, a bioactive molecule derived from the spice turmeric, can prevent cancer cell metastasis in colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Biochemistry, Biology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

FindLaw

Univ. of Ariz. Adds Undergrad Law Degree. Here's Why You Don't Care.

You might think: "What a great idea -- an undergrad law degree!" After all, isn't this what the rest of the world is doing? True, except their degrees actually have value, career-wise.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

UA classes begin today

Classes begin today at the University of Arizona. University officials estimate about 41,800 undergrad and graduate students are enrolled for the academic year.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Air Force awards paramedic training contract to PCC

Students at the University of Arizona are not the only ones headed back to class.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

New student convocation welcomes thousands of UA freshmen

Thousands of new University of Arizona students gathered at the UA Mall for a welcome back event before they head to class on Monday.

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KUAT-TV Tucson

Arizona Connection

Michael Worobey, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona The Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918 was the most intense outbreak of disease in human history.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

"Taste of the Union" draws thousands of new UA students

The University of Arizona held its annual "Taste of the Union" event to welcome back thousands of UA freshmen and sophomores this weekend.

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