3 things to know today

More ‘Cats needed in community

You can still sign up to volunteer for Cats in the Community Day. This year’s project will consist of renovation of The Primavera Foundation, which serves homeless individuals in Tucson. Visit uanews.org/node/16020for more information.

Your shot at a UA model

The 2008 International Model Your Campus Competition is fielding submissions from students across the world who wish to try their hand at modeling their college campuses. Visit contest.sketchup.com.

Watch that fake sugar?

Researchers at Purdue recently found that frequent use of the sugar substitute saccharin led to weight increase in rats, suggesting that the substance may slow metabolism and promote overeating in humans.