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Panel Clears Ousted UA Surgeon of All Charges

Say medical center failed to prove termination was justified; final say on action in University Physician Healthcare's hands.

METRO WEEK: Student Body President Wants Political Involvement

UA will see its biggest number of incoming freshmen this fall; student government aims to increase engagement.

Distribution of Liver Transplants May Change

Organization managing organ allocation considering different methods to distribute organs in US; what this means to Arizona.

NAU Among Friendliest Universities for LGBT Students

Annual report puts university in top 50 thanks to programs, services it provides inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.

Tucson Streetcar Voices

AZPM's Vanessa Barchfield joined thousands of riders on its first day for a portrait of the city welcoming this new mode of transportation.

Soccer-Playing Robots Invade UA

Group of engineering students from Mexico take their love for sport to another level.

Medical Marijuana for PTSD Study May Move from UA

If university doesn't reinstate Sue Sisley as lead researcher, MAPS will move work to NAU, ASU.

Veterans Demand Medical Pot Researcher Be Rehired at UA

An online petition has gathered more than 33K signatures from people asking university reinstate lead doctor of MMJ for PTSD study.

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Students, Staff Weigh in on UA Tobacco Ban

Starting mid-August university will not allow any products, including e-cigarettes on any of its property.

Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy

It's a Tuesday afternoon, a group of high school kids are trudging in rubber boots through only mangrove forest in Southern AZ.

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

UA Prohibiting Use of Tobacco Everywhere, Outdoors Included

Goal to 'create healthier community,' campus officials says in detailing smoking, e-cigarette ban starting in mid-August.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

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