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Wildcat Picks of the Week: July 10-16

Tired of staying at home this summer? Need a break from work? It's an easy feat to explore some local events this week that provide the best from Tucson's food and art scene. Read these picks of the week for a variety of ideas to spice up your summer. Read more

Wildcat Picks of the Week: July 10-16

Tired of staying at home this summer? Need a break from work? It's an easy feat to explore some local events this week that provide the best from Tucson's food and art scene. Read these picks of the week for a variety of ideas to spice up your summer. Read more

Explore campus, fitness with UA-FIT

Looking for an inexpensive way to exercise around the UA campus? Try out the UA-FIT course. UA-FIT is the Fitness Integral Training course with stations circling campus between Cherry Avenue and Park Avenue. You may have seen some of these stations around, such as in front of the Mathematics building or in front of the Science-Engineering Library. Read more

Enjoy campus without breaking bank

From thrifting a new piece of art to learning about our stars or watching the sky on the big screen, the UA has an array of things to do for a college student with very little cash. Read more

Valley fever grant helps fund genetic testing

UA’s Valley Fever Center For Excellence, or VFCE, received a $2.7 million National Institute of Health grant to study the genetics behind why only a small portion of the population responds severely to valley fever. Read more

UA works to protect endangered languages

UA faculty members are looking for ways to preserve and revitalize endangered languages in an effort to help students of minority cultures keep their heritage alive. The purpose is to break a cycle of knowledge loss that occurs when children enter schools and learn English, instead of their traditional language Read more

Student veteran helps others fit in to university life

Army veteran Kyle James, 29, served as a combat medic for eight years and is now a Veterans Educations and Transition Services peer advocacy liaison, tasked with the responsibility of easing veterans’ transition from military service to academic life. Read more

Revive Civility Month kicks off in Tucson

May has officially kicked off Revive Civility Month for the Tucson community, and the National Institute for Civil Discourse has formed a task force after a proclamation signed by Mayor Jonathan Rothschild last month at the Loft Cinema. Rothschild has been a real leader in supporting the campaign, said Carolyn Lukensmeyer executive director of the NICD. Read more

Zeta Psi fraternity moves houses to make room for UA's new honors village

UA’s proposed honors village is set to be built on Drachman Street, between Park and Fremont avenues; this area, which is currently home to the Beta Delta chapter of Zeta Psi Fraternity and other residential houses, will soon be overtaken by the university’s project. According to university plans, this centralized honors village will include 1,000 new dorm beds, a set of classrooms and offices, a recreation center and a new parking lot. Read more