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Despite the continuing struggles to contain the spread of Ebola throughout West Africa, and despite an 11th hour warning from the U.S. State Department outlining an imminent terrorism threat in the region’s populated city center, UA journalism professor Shahira Fahmy stuck to her commitment and traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend a Fulbright specialist mission designed to assess the various strategic communication skills in the United Nations Economic Commission to Africa (UNECA), currently aspiring to be Africa’s premier think tank.
It was announced last week that Oro Valley Police Chief Daniel Sharp has been selected to receive the prestigious 2014 J. Stannard Baker Award.
1. White House sends 130 more advisers to Iraq
(Family Features) The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting its 2014 class of honorees. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports received the honor, the first established award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics.
History and economics teacher Don Dickinson has never forgotten the words of his grandmother: “Promise to take your education as far as you can. I want you to become a teacher.”
Some of the best and brightest at Mountain View High School gave up a lot of their spare time to team up and win their second Real World Design Challenge state competition in April. The team is now preparing for national competition.
Whoever says patriotism is dead hasn’t met the 40 students who make up Ironwood Ridge High School’s Veterans Heritage Project (VHP), nor the veterans who shared their stories for the organization’s recently published “Since You Asked,” – a 185-page book in which veterans detail their experiences from some of the world’s largest military conflicts.
The development of the University of Arizona’s presence in downtown Phoenix continues, with another milestone hit this week.
Marana High School, in the Marana Unified School District, announces the selection of Kevin Corner as head basketball coach.
Best Dentist Two-time winner
The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance will be hosting a Celebrity Chef Showcase on Saturday, March 15 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. It will be held at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa.
A University of Arizona Honors College student is one of 14 students in the U.S. selected as a 2014-2015 Churchill Scholar by the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States, which provides funding for one year of graduate school in the United Kingdom.
American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 and its Auxiliary Unit have received a prestigious Family Program Award from the U. S. National Guard for its strong support of Guard members and families as well as veterans in general. The Post and Auxiliary Unit were selected from submittals throughout the United States. It is the first time an Arizona Community Partner has received this award.
Kevin Hummel is one of just 21 medical students nationwide to receive the American Medical Association award for academic excellence.
STOCKHOLM - Canadian writer Alice Munro won this year's Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday.
1. Government begins shutting down
For the ninth year in a row, Pima County has received the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.
"Whether I'm at home or abroad, I see each new scene as a still life, a moment in time in a landscape: a tractor posing patiently in the sun, or a pattern of light in a mountain sunset," Jane Barton stated.
The Elks National Foundation’s Most Valuable Student (MVS) Scholarship Program recognizes top students across the country based on their academic achievements, leadership skills, extracurricular activities, and their participation in community services.
Discover the colors, fascinating artwork and sounds of Italy during the last MasterWorks of the season with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra on Friday, March 8.
Michael Quinn, Vice President of Industry & Community Relations for Caliber Collision, was recently inducted into Collision Industry’s Hall of Eagles at the group’s Industry Achievement Luncheon in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The American Legion’s Oro Valley Post 132 and Auxiliary Unit 132 have been recognized as the “Outstanding Community Partners of the Year” by the Arizona National Guard (ANG). This statewide recognition was awarded during the 2012 Arizona National Guard Soldier Awards Banquet in Phoenix, Oct. 20s.
When University of Arizona linebacker Jake Fischer isn’t on the field sacking quarterbacks or tackling running backs, the 2009 Ironwood Ridge graduate might be found off the field diving into community service.
Pima County to open Veteran’s workforce center