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  • UA Scores High Marks From Princeton Review's Survey

    Monday, July 31, 2017
    The University has received noteworthy recognition in sustainability, quality of life, admissions and financial aid in "The Best 382 Colleges: 2018 Edition." Read More
  • Terry L. Hunt Named Dean of UA Honors College

    Friday, July 28, 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 Demonstrates How to Do a Rummage Sale Right

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    When is a rummage sale good for the planet? When it's the Wildcat Welcome Rummage Sale, which makes a point of recycling items that otherwise would have met a dumpster death. 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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