08/08/17: Successful Guide Dogs Have 'Tough Love' Moms

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August 08, 2017

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Successful Guide Dogs Have 'Tough Love' Moms

Much has been written on the pitfalls of being a "helicopter parent," one who insulates children from adversity rather than encouraging independence. A new study seems to back up this finding — in dogs. Doting mothers reduced their puppies' chances of completing training to become guide dogs.

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Course to Explore Mexican Culture Through Superheroes, Idols

A new course this fall, taught by Luis Coronado Guel, will teach UA students about the 20th-century history and culture of Mexico by looking at icons of the country's popular culture.

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Pure Water Brew Challenge Brings Reclamation to the Forefront

Although a statewide campaign is garnering attention for turning wastewater into beer, it's really about educating the public, according to the UA's Channah Rock.

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Teaching and Students

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Student From Honduras Uses UA as Summer Learning Base

Arriving with a prototype of a 3-D-printed robotic arm, Gabriel Vasquez made the most of an engineering professor's mentorship and is well on his way as a "science diplomat."

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