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Founding Faculty: Dr. Jack M. Layton Recalls 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Opportunity

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:00am
In 1966, Dr. Jack Layton got an unexpected phone call asking him to help start the UA College of Medicine. He ended up saying yes and became the first department head in the college. The inaugural class later honored him as "The Father of the Class of '71."

Longtime Band Leader Jay Rees Returning to Alma Mater

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:00am
Over the past two decades, Rees has led the Pride of Arizona, known as the "World's First Alternative Music Marching Band." He leaves behind a legacy of passion, innovation and a commitment to pushing students to new heights.

UA Training Medical Students to Serve Patients in Rural Communities

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:00am
UA College of Medicine students are spending the summer serving rural communities through a program designed to address the shortage of physician in Arizona's non-urban areas. The Rural Health Professions Program encourages medical students to practice in small Arizona communities, where there's a desperate need for medical specialists.

College Guide Lists UA Among Schools With Strongest Support for Students With Learning Disabilities

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:00am
The Fiske Guide to Colleges has again named the University of Arizona among the best in the nation in support of students with learning disabilities.

UA South Students Headed for Fall Internships in DC

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00am
UA South students Beatriz Greeno and Juan Andres Espinoza are among 28 students nationwide who were selected for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's Congressional Internship Program. Both came to the UA as community college transfer students.

American Indian Studies Becomes Department, Plans to Offer Bachelor's Degree

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:00am
American Indian Studies has become a department within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, a move that will foster more interdisciplinary partnerships and help with the creation of an undergraduate degree.

UA Health Network and Banner Health Launch Effort to Create Statewide Organization

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:00am
The agreement will result in an enhanced, long-term collaboration between Arizona-based Banner and the University of Arizona.

Landmark Merger to Benefit Clinical Research, Student Training and Health Care in Arizona

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:00am
The University of Arizona Health Network and the University of Arizona have entered into an agreement with Banner Health that will result in improved facilities, expanded research, stronger physician training and better health care for Arizonans.

UA Hosts Higher Education Roundtable Focusing on Violence, Suicide Prevention, Risk Management

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 12:00am
Pima Community College officials will present, "A Case Review of Pima Community College's Experience with Jared Loughner," during Friday's event.

UA Student Safety Task Force Set to Give Recommendations to ABOR

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 12:00am
The UA's Student Safety Task Force will present comprehensive recommendations regarding student safety to the Arizona Board of Regents next month. The task force has considered all aspects of students' well-being and security, from on-campus transportation to travel abroad.

U.S. and Mexican Officials Discuss Innovation, Joint Research During Meeting at UA

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 12:00am
Research and innovation collaborations between the U.S. and Mexico were at the forefront of discussions at a binational working group meeting hosted by the University of Arizona Office of Global Initiatives.

Nationally Noted Physician-Scientist, Health Administrator Dr. Andrew S. Kraft Named Director of the UA Cancer Center

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:00am
Dr. Andrew S. Kraft, a nationally recognized prostate cancer physician-scientist, has been named director of the UA Cancer Center and associate vice president for oncology programs for the Arizona Health Sciences Center.