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Stories about finding - and making - peace.

Feb 1, 2023 On Arizona Spotlight: Safos Dance Theatre premiers "Stories from Home"; harvesting citrus with the Iskashitaa Refugee Network; "What Peace Means to Me", an essay by Eri of Owl & Panther; and thoughts on making a peaceful place from Stories that Soar!

Interim faculty report denounces UA's response ahead of deadly on-campus shooting

Feb 1, 2023 The Committee's 30-page report says that the university’s response was a reaction from a “systemic oversight failure” and did not “address a known chronic trust problem.”

Building the future: Trade occupations encouraged as demand for skilled labor grows

Jan 29, 2023 The Arizona Commerce Authority estimates that by 2030, the number of people employed in construction and manufacturing jobs in the state are expected to rise 30% and more than 20%, respectively.

NASA grants UA space facility $3,000,000

Jan 27, 2023 The funding will support researchers' search for clues from the earliest days of the solar system

Cochise County working on school communication system

Jan 27, 2023 State dollars could pay for the secure system.

Honoring African American soldiers from last century

Jan 27, 2023 Descendants and others gather for 2nd Annual Nogales Buffalo Soldiers Salute

Cochise College public safety program expanding facilities

Jan 24, 2023 Funding for the projects came from multiple sources.

Student gumshoes at GCU collaborate with Phoenix police to create shoeprint database

Jan 22, 2023 Forensic scientists can identify shoeprints left at crime scenes, including what type of shoe and what size the suspect wears.

High school students build a road-worthy electric vehicle

Jan 21, 2023 All the parts for the roadworthy EV the students are constructing this semester came from Switch Vehicles in California.

Bill that restricts student's pronouns moves past committee

Jan 20, 2023 The bill would require teachers to gain parental permission to use a pronouns that are different from a student's biological sex.

UA announces new safety strategies months after deadly shooting

Jan 18, 2023 The changes include expanded background checks, new security access to buildings and trainings.

Children of the Holocaust: The story of a survivor from the former Soviet Union

Jan 18, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Marcus Doe and his organization WeReconcile are hoping to reconnect adult children with their estranged fathers.

African American Museum of Southern Arizona opens

Jan 16, 2023 The museum officially opened on Saturday, Jan. 14 and is located at the University of Arizona.

The Buzz speaks with two newly-elected officials: Juan Ciscomani and Katie Hobbs

Jan 13, 2023 Both have been on the jobs for several days, but have been confronted by the politics of their new positions.

Arizona schools plan major budget cuts, if spending limit is not lifted

Jan 10, 2023 The state has until March 1, 2023 to override the spending cap.

Empathy and humanity are at the center of Holocaust education in Arizona

Jan 8, 2023 Under a bill signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in 2021, schools must teach the events of the Holocaust and other genocides twice from grade 7 to grade 12.

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