University of Arizona

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A University of Arizona researcher has been awarded a $100,000 grant to develop ways to help identify patients at risk of inappropriate use of prescription opioids.

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Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation allowing the state's three public universities to borrow up to $1 billion to build new research facilities and tackle a maintenance backlog.

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Arizona and Sonora, Mexico are one ecosystem—a diverse and rugged desert—but they’re split by hundreds of miles of fences and vehicle barriers. Scientists want to know how the current U.S.-Mexico border wall affects wildlife, and what will happen if that barrier is made more impenetrable. As KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, doing research in this region is fraught with complications.

Northern Arizona University

Tuition and some fees at Arizona's public universities will be going up.

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An appellate court ruling has overturned Arizona's law making it a crime for medical marijuana cardholders to possess pot on college and university campuses.

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