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  • Terry L. Hunt Named Dean of UA Honors College

    Monday, July 17, 2017
    One of the world's foremost experts on the human and environmental histories of the Pacific Islands, he seeks to foster "intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning" as dean. Read More
  • UA Journalism to Honor NY Times Executive Editor

    Friday, July 14, 2017
    Pulitzer Prize winner Dean Baquet will accept the Zenger Award for Press Freedom at a dinner Oct. 20 in Tucson and also take part in a journalism discussion during his visit. Read More
  • Asteroid Day Turns Informative With UA Panel

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    Despite what you might have seen in movies such as "Armageddon," there is more to be learned than feared from asteroids, and the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission will provide an education all its own. On Tuesday, five UA scientists talked about the space rocks and what they know about them. 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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