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

UAPD to go over what to do in case of shooter

 The University of Arizona Police Department will hold an active shooter information session open to all students and faculty of the School of Theatre, Film & Television at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22. Ramon Moreno, a crime prevention and public information officer for UAPD, is speaking at the session. He said the active shooter information session is to let students know what UAPD’s response will be and to teach students safety precautions. Read more

Pobeat 2/20/2019: Sign shenanigans and room rascality

 A Sign to Stop Sometimes when you ask the universe for a sign telling you whether or not you should be doing something, for example stealing a road sign, it makes the answer pretty clear, like when the word “stop” is literally right in front of you. Read more