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UA has four winners in this years' Triple Crown

On Saturday afternoon at Belmont Racetrack outside New York City, University of Arizona graduate Bob Baffert’s horse, Justify, took home the most prestigious championship in horse racing: The Triple Crown. A three-year-old colt, Justify is Baffert’s second horse in four years to earn the Crown, but he wasn’t the only horse competing Saturday with a UA connection. Here are the four big UA winners from this Triple Crown season. Read more

CATS4Critters creating a home for all wild cats

Sergio is the big cat of the yard, a leader. Oreo is a trap-savvy mama who knows her way around town. Dumbledore is just another guy trying to get by with what he has. And a few cool cats like Melman become a celebrity on the street.   Read more

News Briefs 06/20/18 — 06/26/18:

Last week, the Los Angeles Times featured an article quoting Antar Davidson, a former employee of Estrella del Norte, a “shelter” in Tucson for newly separated and unaccompanied undocumented minors.  Read more

UA regents professor Carol Barnes elected to prestigious National Academy of Sciences

Carol Barnes, a University of Arizona Regents' Professor of Psychology, Neurology and Neuroscience, one of the world's leading experts on brain aging, has been elected a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. She was one of only 84 new members elected and the only new member from Arizona to be recognized by this private, nonprofit organization of the country’s leading researchers. Read more

UA has four winners in this years' Triple Crown

On Saturday afternoon at Belmont Racetrack outside New York City, University of Arizona graduate Bob Baffert’s horse, Justify, took home the most prestigious championship in horse racing: The Triple Crown. A three-year-old colt, Justify is Baffert’s second horse in four years to earn the Crown, but he wasn’t the only horse competing Saturday with a UA connection. Here are the four big UA winners from this Triple Crown season. Read more

Former UA journalism professor dies at 83

Jim Patten, reporter, editor and former head of the school of journalism — and one of the people responsible for starting a movement to save the school in 1994 when it was under threat of shutting down — died June 8 of complications related to lung cancer. He was 83 years old.  Read more

What to do with your weekend

 Treat your dad to an early Father’s Day treat by grabbing tickets for the premiere showcase of Tucson’s Mexican food culture hosted by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance. With more than 20 different restaurants on hand, even the mildest salsa pallet should be represented.  Read more