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    3 things to know today

    Put Yourself in Her Shoes

    If you are a male, put on a pair of high heels and join the march against sexual assault today from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on the UA Mall. Put Yourself in Her Shoes has men walking a mile in women’s shoes – literally – to rally the community against sexual violence. Anyone is welcome to participate.

    Abortion and breast cancer not linked

    There is no link between abortion and breast cancer, according to a study by Harvard University published in this week’s Archives of Internal Medicine. The study followed more than 100,000 women and also found no link between miscarriage and breast cancer. The results echoed a 2003 study by the National Cancer Institute, which found terminating a pregnancy did not increase a woman’s chance of developing breast cancer.

    Three nominated for regents professors

    Three faculty members have been nominated by President Robert Shelton for the title of regents professor for their research that has garnered international attention: Malcolm Hughes, professor of dendrochronology, Michael Marcellin, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Ofelia Zepeda, professor of linguistics. The Arizona Board of Regents will vote to approve the nominations at this week’s meeting in Tempe.

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