07/18/17: Reasons Are Plentiful for Whacking Those Weeds

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July 18, 2017

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Reasons Are Plentiful for Whacking Those Weeds

Summer rains mean it's weed season, and UA expert Bill McCloskey says the invaders aren't merely unsightly. They're also capable of harboring pests and choking out native vegetation and crops. But consider all options before reaching for the chemicals, McCloskey advises.

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Study Finds Molecular Explanation for Struggles of Obese Asthmatics

Obese asthma patients often struggle with control of their disease, and UA researchers including Dr. Monica Kraft and Julie Ledford have traced it to the lack of a protein.

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Terry L. Hunt Named Dean of UA Honors College

One of the world's foremost experts on the human and environmental histories of the Pacific Islands, he seeks to foster "intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning" as dean.

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UA Journalism to Honor NY Times Executive Editor

Pulitzer Prize winner Dean Baquet will accept the Zenger Award for Press Freedom at a dinner Oct. 20 in Tucson and also take part in a journalism discussion during his visit.

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