05/04/17: Nearly 4,000 Grads to Attend Commencement

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May 04, 2017

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Nearly 4,000 Grads to Attend Commencement

UA President Ann Weaver Hart will confer about 6,800 degrees, including 4,600 undergraduate degrees, on May 12. The ceremony's featured speaker, former NASA administrator Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., will receive an honorary degree, and a crowd of 40,000 guests is expected.

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UA Trauma Surgeon Sees Rise in Burns From E-Cigarettes

The failure of lithium ion batteries is the culprit, according to Dr. Gary Vercruysse, who is calling for an increase in awareness of the safety hazards associated with e-cigarettes.

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SOFIA Confirms Nearby Planetary System Similar to Ours

Using NASA's flying observatory, a UA astronomer has determined that a nearby star system has an architecture remarkably similar to that of our solar system during its youth.

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Four Questions: What Makes a Derby-Winning Thoroughbred?

With the running of the Kentucky Derby set for Saturday, Betsy Greene, a Cooperative Extension equine specialist, talks about the history of the race and its UA connections.

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