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Crime pays off for Travis Hirschi

Crime pays off for Travis Hirschi

Former UA professor wins share of $170,000 Stockholm Prize in Criminology.

November 27, 2015 7:28 pmLoading…
A legendary gift

A legendary gift

Pablo Casals’ widow has loaned her late husband’s cello to just two other young cellists before Amit Peled got the instrument in 2014.

October 22, 2015 11:41 am

The reason for flowers?

Sex — It's pretty much, sex.

August 09, 2015 6:30 am Photos

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Life evolved after planets formed

Life evolved after planets formed

Asteroids and comets may have provided the spark but life needs a planet or moon to evolve.

January 31, 2015 7:13 pmLoading…
Religion and faith: Exploring the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Religion and faith: Exploring the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

A roundup of faith-based news in Tucson. 

January 23, 2015 6:45 pmLoading…

Study of grand juries needs volunteers

Participants will learn how grand juries work, help with academic study. 

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Fraud probe at UA meat store

UA police investigating allegation that UA professor skimmed $130K from student operation. 

November 14, 2014 10:00 pm

Vote could mean more taxpayer spending on city pension fund

A Tucson pension board decision likely means the city will pony up more for its nonpublic safety pension plan next year.

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Writings helped Tucsonan understand father killed in Vietnam

Writings helped Tucsonan understand father killed in Vietnam

He was just a boy when his dad was killed, leaving Bill Kelley much to learn about the man his dad was through the many letters and writings he left behind and from the people who knew and served with him.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares

Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares

Professor James Knight is a big believer in the maxim that little things mean a lot.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Report: Southwest faces increased threat from drought, wildfires and heat

Report: Southwest faces increased threat from drought, wildfires and heat

Temperatures in the Southwest are rising faster compared to those of the U.S. as a whole, a new White House report ion climate shows.

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2 Tucson-based projects are closer to probing the universe

2 Tucson-based projects are closer to probing the universe

OSIRIS-REx will grab a piece of an asteroid; the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will explore the mysteries of the universe.

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University of Arizona bans one-on-one contact with children

From his maximum-security prison cell in Pennsylvania, serial child molester Jerry Sandusky is casting a long shadow over Tucson.

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Kathy Scott: Focus from both state and federal government should shift to producing great teachers

The contrasting editorials on whether states or the federal government should control public education published last month fail to address the real causes of student underachievement: a growing dissatisfaction within the teaching profession that is impacting who goes into this career and ho…

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UA prof: Compassion for others can lead to happier, healthier life

Helping others succeed by acting compassionately toward them can benefit you both mentally and physically, a UA professor told a Tucson audience at a lecture on happiness Wednesday night.

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Former ASU professor acquitted in threat case

PHILADELPHIA — A former Arizona State University professor has been acquitted of allegations that he threatened screeners at Philadelphia's iconic Liberty Bell by telling them that he had explosives, which he said was a misunderstanding.

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University of Arizona professor expected to testify in ex-Guatemalan dictator's trial

University of Arizona professor expected to testify in ex-Guatemalan dictator's trial

For Sebastian Quinac the trial of Guatemala's former dictator accused of genocide will shed light on a very dark chapter in his country's past.

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