Friday, January 12, 2018
The annual lecture series, which kicks off on Jan. 22, will examine the scientific, technological, legal and personal impact of revolutionary change in the way we live and work. Read More
Saturday, December 30, 2017
The former Arizona Senate president restructured legislative and community relations to strengthen the UA's position with all levels of government and community leaders. Read More
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Over the holidays, the UA has everything from museum exhibits to Flandrau shows to the world's largest earth science laboratory — all waiting to explore. Read More
Thursday, January 8, 2015
University of Arizona Campus Health Service officials have been recognized for their suicide prevention efforts by a national prevention organization formed after a UA student took his own life in 1998.
The recognition from The Jed Foundation means the UA is complying with best practices for preventing students from dying by suicide. The guidelines were written by the Jed Foundation to reduce the number of suicides among college students, because it is the second highest cause of college students’ deaths, behind vehicle crashes.
But tracking the success of such programs is difficult because of... Read More
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
A 2011 grant used to create a suicide preventative program recently ran out after three years, but the program is still running.
The grant, issued from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, allowed the UA to create Project Lifeline, a suicide prevention operation.
“The goals of the project are to decrease stigma around mental health issues, specifically suicide, and to increase help-seeking behaviors among students,” said Melanie Fleck, outreach specialist for health prevention and preventive services at Campus Health Service. “So, encouraging to them to go and seek he... Read More