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UA clean-room lab helps students prepare for spotless high-tech jobs

UA clean-room lab helps students prepare for spotless high-tech jobs

A revitalized clean-room practices lab at the University of Arizona aims to make its students more marketable for high-tech jobs after graduation.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson rewards app for smartphone rolls out this summer

Tucson rewards app for smartphone rolls out this summer

A mobile merchant-rewards application that does away with clipped coupons, gift cards or punch cards will soon roll out in Tucson.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson engineers’ UBA snorkel lets a person ‘swim like a fish’

Tucson engineers’ UBA snorkel lets a person ‘swim like a fish’

Two avid Tucson swimmers founded a new product that allows people to experience being underwater in a new way, and they plan to begin selling it online starting next month.

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New UA management course a how-to on taking inventions to market

New UA management course a how-to on taking inventions to market

A course at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona serves as a bridge to connect inventors to their products’ commercialization.

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'Study Buddy' aid, launched in Tucson by UA grads, finds regional success

'Study Buddy' aid, launched in Tucson by UA grads, finds regional success

Study Buddy, an herbal-based “study aid” launched in Tucson in 2010, is now sold in Circle Ks across Arizona and Nevada, and at regional universities and community colleges.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hotel near Reid Park reborn as La Quinta Inns & Suites

Hotel near Reid Park reborn as La Quinta Inns & Suites

Dated, ‘60s-style comforters, dark green walls and old light fixtures marked the inside of the former Randolph Park Hotel and Suites.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson techie entrepreneurs drop anchor at Pirate Mansion

Tucson techie entrepreneurs drop anchor at Pirate Mansion

A pirate’s skull-and-bones flag peeks above a cement-block wall in a residential neighborhood just north of the University of Arizona campus.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Spotlight: Charter-schools chief reflects on entrepreneur award

Spotlight: Charter-schools chief reflects on entrepreneur award

Raena Janes, founder and director of La Paloma Academy charter schools, recently was presented with a bronze Stevie Award for Women in Business.

December 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'End of life' for Windows XP could haunt users

'End of life' for Windows XP could haunt users

Microsoft is officially calling it “the end of life,” a phrase used to tell users that it no longer will support the Windows XP operating system.

December 12, 2013 10:30 am Photos

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Tucsonan takes fitness invention to market after 20 years

Tucsonan takes fitness invention to market after 20 years

Some 20 years after getting the idea for a new kind of workout bike, Tucson native Marko Hansen has brought his Cycle Climber to market — with an assist from his beloved Arizona Wildcats.

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O'odham aerospace firm sharpens its cutting edge

O'odham aerospace firm sharpens its cutting edge

Research into new composite materials to store energy, build better rocket-launch pads and make special underwater tools is underway on the Tohono O’odham Nation, after an aerospace company there received multiple federal grants.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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UA training cyber security experts for FBI, CIA and NSA

UA training cyber security experts for FBI, CIA and NSA

With cyberspying in the news daily, several students at the University of Arizona are already committed to working as experts for U.S. agencies such as the FBI, the CIA and the National Security Agency.

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Basses to bicycles: Music store adds folding bikes

Basses to bicycles: Music store adds folding bikes

Local music lovers and Tucson cyclists can find themselves shopping at the same store, now that a local music store has started selling a line of folding bikes.

October 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Drivers part of traffic-congestion solution with UA's prof's app

Drivers part of traffic-congestion solution with UA's prof's app

Visiting Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., three years ago, UA professor Yi-Chang Chiu and his daughter experienced the unbearable lines for rides that theme-park goers are all too familiar with.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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UA leads research on next-generation wireless

UA leads research on next-generation wireless

A new research center at the University of Arizona is leading a nationwide effort to develop next-generation wireless technologies.

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Couple dips into the smoothie business

Couple dips into the smoothie business

For someone who'd had only one smoothie in her life - and a homemade one, at that - owning the Fruit Shack Smoothies and Yogurt is a notable accomplishment.

May 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pair mark connection of 70 years

Pair mark connection of 70 years

Gold, silver and black balloons, gold cardboard wedding bells, a posterboard adorned with old and new photos and a white-iced anniversary cake recently filled part of the dining hall at Villa Maria Care Center.

April 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Deaf and blind students display artwork at Tohono Chul

Deaf and blind students display artwork at Tohono Chul

Art is more than just a class for students at the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Customers and their pets like this carwash combo

Customers and their pets like this carwash combo

Rita Ranch Storage, Car & Dog Wash draws customers with its teal, yellow and purple color scheme and its unusual name.

April 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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St. Pat's is a big deal, but not only draw at old-time saloon

St. Pat's is a big deal, but not only draw at old-time saloon

Every year Tiny's Saloon and Steakhouse serves 350 pounds of corned beef on St. Patrick's Day.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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With 4 club teams, lacrosse finds a solid footing in Tucson

With 4 club teams, lacrosse finds a solid footing in Tucson

When most people think of spring sports, lacrosse isn't the first thing that comes to mind.

March 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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