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Graduate student's research challenges understanding of cellular sleep

Kotaro Fujimaki, a graduate student of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona, challenged science’s understanding of the relationship between cellular sleep and the irreversible, coma-like state of senescence, which can impair tissue function and contribute to aging, in a recent publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  Read more

Newly-formed UA Debate Series to participate in Regents' Cup

Organized through the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Debate Series strives to offer public discourse in a way that is understandable to the "common man" at the University of Arizona. It strives to further UA students' education in a unique way that is not available in the typical classroom setting. Read more

The SlutWalk returns to campus

The annual SlutWalk led by the University of Arizona’s FORCE program will take place on Nov. 13. It will begin on campus at the Women’s Plaza of Honor and end at the Rialto Theatre in Downtown Tucson. Read more

Tucson will not become sanctuary city after Prop 205 fails to pass

Tucson voters rejected Proposition 205, meaning Tucson will not become a sanctuary city.  The proposition, which was officially titled Tucson Families Free and Together Ordinance, stated, “It is the policy of the city that the city be a sanctuary and safe refuge for all persons, regardless of race, color, ethnicity, immigration status, ability to speak English, mode of dress, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, economic status, and familial or marital status.” Read more