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Peace Corps paves way for better world, better Tucson

University of Arizona graduate students are not only leaving their mark in Tucson, but all around the globe. Through the Peace Corps and the Coverdell Fellows program at the UA, students are making the world a better place through sustainability, education, healthcare and outreach. Read more

College of Law's program emphasizes tribal law and human rights work

For almost 30 years, University of Arizona’s Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program has been one of the James E. Rogers College of Law’s most prominent programs. UA Law has recently been ranked number one by the National Jurist two years in a row for having the largest amount of Native American students. Read more

Two authors discuss the power of books

Shane Bauer and David Maraniss are two of the presenting authors coming to the Tucson Festival of Books on March 2-3. Both Bauer and Maraniss will be at two events for the Festival of Books. The Daily Wildcat spoke with both authors to learn more about the effect writing has had on their lives and the power that can come from a book. Read more

High school teachers discuss takeaways from lecture series

Every year, the University of Arizona hosts a public lecture series featuring educators and researchers from the College of Science. Each series does a deep dive into a variety of science topics, and local high school teachers are invited to attend. Through the UA Honors College, high school teachers are invited to participate in a private Q&A with the lecturer after the talk. Read more

Coverdell Fellows will showcase work done in Tucson and abroad

 The University of Arizona Coverdell Fellows is hosting an Outreach and Research Showcase to show what the graduate students in the fellowship program are doing for the Tucson community. “This is an event that the University of Arizona Coverdell Fellows has done several times.  I think this is our fourth time,” Georgia Ehlers, Director of the Office of Fellowships and Community Engagement for the Graduate College, said. Read more

Upcoming presentation to address how to make style sustainable

The University of Arizona Office of Sustainability, Fed by Threads and the Cooper Center for Environmental Learning are joining together to put on a presentation about sustainable clothing. The presentation, entitled "Why Shop Green?," is being held on Feb. 21 in Social Sciences Room 100 from 6-7:30 p.m. and will be led by Skya Nelson, chief operating officer and creative director of Fed by Threads.  Read more

Addy, the study buddy: The harms of unprescribed Adderall

“College is tough And sometimes you just neeD a little help. SenD me an email and we can talk about how we can get Your college career on the next level.” Last semester a flier in the Harvill building with this text, with the capitalized letters spelling out “ADDY,” was forwarded to the University of Arizona Police Department by Rosanna Curti from the Dean of Students Office, according to the UAPD case report. The attachment was sent to Mickell Barney, a UAPD Crime Analyst, leading to the discovery of a non-UA affiliated individual selling Adderall, aka Addy, on campus.  Read more