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Students share experiences in identifying migrants' remains

UA students who work to identify remains found along the U.S.-Mexico border cited domestic policies as a cause of migrant deaths in a conference on Tuesday. The students presenting at the Honors College shared their experiences working as interns at the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, a nonprofit that helps families locate loved ones who have gone missing while crossing through the Sonoran Desert into the U.S.

Proposed veterinary school gets no funding

PHOENIX — Sen. Steve Pierce (R-District 1) stood up on the Senate floor last week and attempted to get $4.2 million for the UA to start a veterinary program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Read More

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Brewer vetoes controversial S.B. 1062

Following nearly a week of public outcry, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial religious freedom bill on Wednesday. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, known in the Arizona Senate as Senate Bill 1062, was passed by both houses of the Arizona Legislature ...

Arizona agency faces fine of $559,000 in Yarnell Hill firefighter deaths

The 19 firefighters who perished when 40-foot flames overtook them in a rocky canyon near Prescott in June were the victims of poor planning and bad communication, forced into a losing battle to protect structures and pasturelands that were ?indefensible,? ...

Science of Baseball hits home run

A giant water balloon launcher, baseballs and an enormous protractor: these aren’t the ingredients of a disastrous college prank, they’re the means for teaching middle schoolers the importance of math, science and America’s favorite pastime. read more