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Tucson Fire Department Aims to Ease Firefighters’ Trauma

Firefighters and researchers collaborate to develop peer-based program that helps first responders deal with their work’s emotional toll

UA Students Protest High Tuition Costs

State funding to public universities has been cut dramatically over course of last few years, forcing schools to raise tuition by nearly 70% since 2008.

Matt Kaplan, Research Professor at the University of Arizona, discusses how he will for the first time confirm the evolutionary relationships of the plants he has spent more than 30 years studying.

Evolutionary History of a Flowering Succulent to be Decoded

Genetic analysis becomes affordable for independent botanist and adenium breeder Mark Dimmitt.

Wolfgang Fink, University of Arizona associate professor for the College of Engineering, discusses how he is working on a new form of retinal technology that he says could help patients see in much greater detail.

Retinal Implants Get New Tech That Could Improve Clarity

Wolfgang Fink, member of the joint U.S.-German research team developing product said current retinal implants allow people to see, but only basic, blurry shapes.

UA Biologist Captures Unusual Animal Behavior on Camera

After scouring endless hours of footage, Pacifica Sommers began to notice something a little odd: a dancing mouse.

UA-Led Research Team Finds New Planet

Gas giant discovered orbiting around star outside Earth's solar system; relatively young at 13 million years old.

Shaunna Morrison, University of Arizona Ph.D Student, discusses her recent discovery of beach sands on Mars.

UA Doctorate Student First to Identify Minerals on Mars Surface

What they have is basaltic sand, made from eroded lava, similar in composition to sand found here on earth in places such as Hawaii.

State Scholarship Program For Need-Based Aid Doubles Funding

AZ Earn to Learn helps students of low-income families going to the UA, ASU, NAU; next academic year it will have $3.4M thanks to extra funding.

Anita Bhappu, an associate professor in the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona, speaks about retailing around the holidays.

UA Retail Professor Discusses Holiday Shopping Trends

She says people got a head start this year; predicts four percent increase in overall retail sales.

UA Presents Five-Year Plan to AZ Board of Regents

University wants to increase graduation rates, double research and expand online degree program.

Hank Stratton, actor and guest director at the UA Repertory Theatre, discusses directing "The Man Who Came to Dinner."

Actor Gone Director Revives Classic Stage Comedy

UA's Arizona Repertory Theatre presents "The Man Who Came to Dinner" runs through Dec. 8; director was in cast of play's Broadway adaptation.

Sally Black, Navajo from Monument Valley, UT, weaving a basket at a recent event that brought together basket makers from a variety of Native American communities.

Preserving Culture Through Native American Basket Weaving

Tradition is a cultural practice that helps maintain historical aspects of Native American society.

Terrol Dew Johnson, President/CEO for the Tohono O’odham Community Action, and Diane Dittemore, assistant curator of the Ethnological Collections at the Arizona State Museum, discuss the art of basket weaving.

Festival Honors Native American Basket Weavers

Weavers of the Akimel O’odham, Apache, Hopi, Chemehuevi, Navajo and Tohono O’odham were represented at Arizona State Museum event.

UA Dance School Showcases Father of American Ballet

Balanchine's "Tarantella" is being presented through Nov. 3; for university to have been allowed to present one of his works is an honor, director says.

Study Looks at Community Recovery After Natural Disasters

UA researcher is studying how individuals and communities recover from large-scale disasters, such as the typhoon in the Philippines.

Governor Jan Brewer's new budget relies on cuts to Medicaid, and that may hurt rural health care providers in Southeast Arizona.

Tucsonan Struggles to Find a Kidney, Turns to Facebook

Don Do, a 23-year-old former UA student, created an event page to reach out to people, hoping to find a donor.

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