New York Pizza Department [October 21, 2012]
University of Arizona Band Day 2012
University of Arizona Band Day 2012 [October 11, 2012]
Car Theft is Down in Arizona
After years at the top of the nation’s list for car thefts, Arizona has dropped down.
Listen to the story and read more here at Arizona Public Media.
Persistence Pays Off for UA Electrical and Computer Engineering Grad Student
Jerrie Fairbanks didn’t let rejection stop him.
Fairbanks, a fifth-year electrical and computer engineering graduate student, applied for the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists program in previous years but never received it.
This year, Fairbanks was one of the 16 University of Arizona graduate students to be named an ARCS scholar. With scholars coming from the colleges of science, engineering, optical sciences and medicine, he is the only one from the College of Engineering.
Read the rest here at the UA’s College of Engineering website.
Garden Kitchen educates Tucson community about healthy eating
On a sunny Saturday morning, underneath the shade from a tent in the corner of a parking lot, a breeze spreads the aroma of cooking broccoli throughout the crowd. Bowls of green onions and mushrooms are on the counter. Potatoes are boiling in one pot and cauliflower is cooking in another.
Sitting on metal folding chairs and sipping sweet tea, Tucsonans gathered to learn how to cook healthy meals at the Garden Kitchen.
UA’s Day of Silence speaks volumes
A gathering of students sporting tie-dyed T-shirts and duct-taped or painted mouths slowly grew on the UA Mall as they came to the end of their daylong vow of silence.
Tucson community supports former UA student in his fight against cancer
Nick Palomares learned five weeks ago that, despite having a tennis-ball sized cancerous tumor removed in the fall of 2012, the testicular cancer he’d been diagnosed with had spread to his lungs and stomach.
“I just thought, ‘Gosh darn it,’” Palomares said. “‘Again?’”
UA faculty follows Obama’s lead on BRAIN initiative
UA faculty is taking a collaborative approach to research in order to further President Barack Obama’s initiative to solve the mysteries of the brain.
Dr. Fernando Martinez, a physician-scientist and head of the BIO5 Institute, was at the White House last week when Obama revealed the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative, a research initiative designed to revolutionize the understanding of the human brain.
UA Army ROTC hosts golf tournament at Vistoso Golf Club
The UA Army ROTC is hosting a golf tournament on April 19 to raise funds and work toward creating an alumni association.
Besides giving participants a chance to play at The Golf Club at Vistoso at a discounted rate, the first annual Army ROTC Alumni and Friends Golf Scramble will also include raffles, silent auctions and golf competitions. The tournament, which begins at 1 p.m., will help raise funds for scholarships, grants and team-building activities, as well as serving as part of a larger effort to create a UA Army ROTC Alumni Association.
UAMC introduces five-year residency program
The University of Arizona Medical Center will introduce this summer a new residency program in ear, nose and throat medicine.
The five-year Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Residency Program will begin July 1 and will be the second otolaryngology training program in Arizona.