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UA Students Gain Experience in Racing Industry

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For those in the Race Track Industry Program, work at Rillito Park Race Track on the northwest side of Tucson isn't about horsing around. Students have held down a range of jobs this spring to make the track go.

Meteorites Date Moon-Forming Impact Event

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Through a combination of data analysis and numerical modeling work, researchers have found a record of the ancient moon-forming giant impact observable in stony meteorites. The research indicates numerous kilometer-sized fragments from the giant impact struck main belt asteroids at much higher velocities than typical main belt collisions.

Breathing Life Into Art

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"Symbiosis: An Exhibit of Biological Art," an event promoting the fusion of science and art, will feature work from more than 50 artists, including UA faculty, staff and students and members of the Tucson community.

UA Exec of Year: Restaurateur Sam Fox

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After opening his first restaurant in Tucson at the age of 20, he founded a restaurant group that now has 44 locations and 15 unique concepts spanning seven states.

UA Hosts Meeting on Environmental Health

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NIEHS meeting addresses a range of topics, including environmental effects on obesity, epigenetics, metabolic disease and cancer, and the social and legal implications of environmental health issues.

Students Urged to Bring Politics to Table

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Politics have become a taboo topic for many. Documentary filmmaker Julie Winokur hopes to change that with her film and community engagement campaign "Bring It to the Table," which she brought to the UA.

How Food Shapes Who We Are

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As part of its centennial celebration and coinciding with National Food Month, the UA School of Anthropology is highlighting faculty and student research on the topic of food.

UA Bolsters Opportunities for Online Students

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As part of the recently launched UA Online, a General Education Academy will deliver fully online composition courses, as well as other core courses such as second-language training for students who require it.

Parking Program Puts Citizenship Ahead of Fines

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Students who recently have received a parking citation on campus may be able to have the fine significantly reduced or waived entirely, thanks to a new diversion program adopted by the UA.

How Twitter Can Help Predict Emergency-Room Visits

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New research led by the UA suggests that tweets by asthma sufferers, coupled with information on air quality, could help hospitals better predict ER resource and staffing needs.

Behind the Plate: A Catcher's Perspective

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Even at the college level, a skilled catcher such as the UA's Riley Moore must be capable of complex statistical analysis, have lightning-fast judgment and have highly developed organizational and leadership skills.

Alumnus and Ex-Governor Raúl Castro Has Died

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UA law school graduate made history in 1974 when he became the first Mexican-American to be elected governor of Arizona. He later served two presidents as a U.S. ambassador.

$1M Gift From Regent, Family to UA Cancer Center

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The donation from Ram and Meera Krishna will go toward construction of an outpatient facility at the UA Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health in Phoenix.

UA Announces Tuition Proposal

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Students who already are in the Guaranteed Tuition Plan would see no increase in tuition and mandatory fees for the 2015-16 academic year, and the offer would be extended to continuing students.

Accelerating Universe: Not As Fast?

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A UA-led team of astronomers has found that the expansion of the universe since the Big Bang might not be quite as fast as textbooks say, thanks to a diversity of supernovae.

Ecosystem Metaphor May Apply to Humans

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Principles from biological systems that are parallel to human systems may provide ways of understanding how human groups — and even terrorist organizations — function.

Two Programs Focus on Effects of Abuse

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"Family Affair" and "The Perfect Victim" are new episodes of the acclaimed independent film series "America ReFramed," airing on the WORLD Channel.

The Art and Science of the Environment

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"Marking Time to a Changing Climate," a new collaborative exhibit at the UA, illustrates ways that the humanities are being used to explore issues in scientific research and discovery.

UA Vet Med Program Looks at Needs

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The state's only public veterinary medical education program, scheduled to launch in 2016, hopes to address rural veterinarian shortages and offer unique practical experience while holding down student costs.

Old Main's Douglas Fir Gets New Life

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A group of UA School of Architecture students was presented with a unique challenge: Repurpose the salvaged wood that made up Old Main's veranda for more than 120 years.