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  • UA Named a 'Best Buy' by Fiske Guide to Colleges

    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    The University of Arizona was one of only 10 public universities in the U.S. to qualify for the Fiske Guide to College's "Best Buy" list, which evaluates the nation's top values in higher education. Read More
  • UA Alumni Association Announces Membership Changes

    Monday, July 2, 2018
    A new membership program will recognize all University of Arizona graduates as members of the UA Alumni Association, expanding a global network of UA alumni to more than 290,000 members. Read More
  • Unique Student Program Leads to Careers

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    UA students employed at Tech.Global earn more than just a paycheck. "There's nothing like it on campus," says Hazza Alkaabi, a computer science major. The program creates a 100% Engagement student experience while expanding the UA's research capacity. With UANews video. Read More
  • Confronting Suicide Part 2: Prevention Top Focus for Colleges

    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
  • Suicide Prevention Program Keeps Going After Grant Ends

    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

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