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Sci-fi meets reality in the field of synthetic biology

A UA astrobiologist using it to identify potential alien life

Pima County looks local to fund high-quality universal preschool

Success will take time, education officials say, likely beginning with a pilot program.

National report says Arizona has made steady progress in education

More needs to be done, and the pace of improvement is too slow, education advocates say.

Pima Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams awarded for approach to motivating students

Out-of-the box thinking earns him statewide award for helping incarcerated students.

Arizona school board leaves sex education rules unchanged

The board decided not to act on guidelines put forward by the state superintendent.

Law aims to help prevent teen suicides in Arizona

Recent legislation mandates suicide prevention training in the state's middle schools and high schools.

Filling the gap for Tucson's homeless students

As housing affordability continues to drop in Arizona, charitable organizations stretch to address the steep disadvantages facing young people experiencing homelessness.

Building more than houses in one Tucson neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity Tucson and a coalition of partners are working to improve and track quality of life in the Amphi neighborhood.

Arizona drops one spot to 46th in report on children's well-being

The annual National Kids Count grades Arizona poorly on children's health, education and security.

2019 sees highest number of Indigenous medical school grads at UA

The eight Indigenous students represent the College of Medicine's desire to increase diversity.

UA receives $1.5M grant to expand intelligence degree program

The new degree transforms an already-existing program and will incorporate cybersecurity, intelligence and information operation.

Inside Casa de los Niños' new early education center

How the center creates learning opportunities for 3 and 4 year olds.

UA library one of a few sites getting a summertime makeover

Construction projects shift from athletic to academic facilities in 2019.

Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson

70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

9 Pascua Yaqui members graduate in first cohort of nursing assistant program

The grads are the first to complete the program at the Pima Community College site on the Pascua Yaqui Tribe's reservation.

Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson

70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

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