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Will Arizona’s saguaros survive drought, climate change?

The Sonoran Desert's famed cacti are struggling to cope with climate change and prolonged drought by reproducing less frequently. This worrisome downtick could signal the state’s saguaros are in decline.... Read more»

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UA Optical Sciences gets $20M 'transformative' donation to hire at least 10 new professors

UA's College of Optical Sciences will receive $20 million as part of an endowment from the college's founding dean, James C. Wyant, to hire and support 10 new faculty chair positions, the largest grant of its kind in university history. ... Read more»

DuVal returning to Board of Regents; appointed by former foe Ducey

Fred DuVal, a former regent who ran against Doug Ducey in the 2014 gubernatorial election, has been appointed by his ex-rival to the body that oversees Arizona's public university system.... Read more»

Arizona sdvances: 3-0 win over Denver propels Wildcats to second round of NCAA tournament

The UA women’s soccer team will advance in the NCAA tournament after a deceptively resounding 3 - 0 win over the University of Denver Pioneers on Friday night. ... Read more»

Guest opinion

Twelker: UA eye doc looks at 'caravan' through lens of experience in Honduras

When I heard about the caravan, I saw the photographs and watched the interviews. I thought: I know these people. They were my patients. Honduras is very poor and its main economy is to export food, coffee, and clothing to the United States. So, if you eat bananas, drink coffee or wear clothing, you most likely have a connection with the migrants — whether you know it or not. ... Read more»

Wildcat soccer to host opening match of NCAA tournament

The University of Arizona’s Mulcahy Stadium will be hosting a first-round match of the NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament. The announcement of the location and opponent, the University of Denver, was made Monday.... Read more»

Down in the mud: Arizona researchers probe seabed for clues about monsoons

A University of Arizona researcher is digging through mud in the Sea of Cortez to predict the monsoons in Tucson's future.... Read more»

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Arizona soccer makes drive up to Tempe

Arizona travels to the Valley of the Yakes for their final regular season match. In addition to the rivalry, the Wildcat soccer team is trying to ensure a spot in the postseason.... Read more»

Photos: Sanders in Tucson for Garcia gov campaign

With just two weeks before the election, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to Tucson to stump for Democrat David Garcia, who struggles to close a major polling gap and a massive disparity in campaign spending against GOP Gov. Doug Ducey. ... Read more»

Sanders at UA to push Garcia's gov campaign

Two weeks before Election Day, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will return to Tucson to stump for David Garcia, the Democratic candidate for governor, during back-to-back events at two of the state's universities. ... Read more»

Wildcat women maul Cougars 2 - 1

Arizona women’s soccer ended their home season on a high note with a win over Washington State, 2 - 1.... Read more»

At least 8 Arizonans contracted mysterious, polio-like disease

Talen Spitzer was a healthy 10-year-old kid from Queen Creek a little more than two years ago when, in a matter of minutes, he lost control of his muscles and his hands were paralyzed. Talen was one of eight patients in Arizona since 2014 who have been confirmed victims of acute flaccid myelitis, which has no known cause.... Read more»

Arizona saw biggest post-recession tuition increases in nation

Arizona universities have posted the largest tuition increases in the nation since the start of the recession, with the $5,355 increase per student more than twice the national average.... Read more»

3 - 3 draw a mixed bag for Arizona soccer

The sky cleared up just long enough to play soccer, but the 3 - 3 score line at the end of a game the Wildcats dominated for long stretches left most of the home side players disappointed.... Read more»

Cochise County vaccinating Naco residents after sewage spill reaches residential areas

Leaking transborder pipelines have been a problem in this small border town for more than 30 years, but this is the first time the toxic sewage has reached residential areas. ... Read more»

Wildcat soccer prepares for So. Calif. trip

After a four-point weekend, the Wildcats go up against the No. 2 and No. 15 teams in the country: USC and UCLA.... Read more»

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