Education and Children

Innovative Intervention Center Helps Youth with Psychosis

Mar 18, 2014 University of Arizona’s EPICENTER aims for early intervention and comprehensive treatment for young people with severe mental illness.

Feds OK UA Proposal to Use Marijuana as PTSD Treatment

Mar 17, 2014 Research cleared by FDA some time ago; Dept. of Health's decision hailed as major victory for study under way in Tucson.

Biosphere 2 Raising Money for Sea of Cortez Small Scale Replica

Mar 14, 2014 The researching facility has until April 22 to raise $100K to turn a 9,000-square-foot tank into living model of Gulf of California's oceanic environment.

Kaleidoscopic Look at Bradbury, Famous Sci-Fi Writer

Mar 11, 2014 Essay collection explores his life and different dimensions of his work; fans will be able to find it at Tucson Festival of Books' Science City.

UA Campus Has Collection of Plants for Education, Research

Mar 10, 2014 University Arboretum provides science-based knowledge using woody plants, cactus to address state needs, including environmental ones.

Exhibit Reveals Historic, Natural Landscapes From Above

Mar 6, 2014 Images "represent heritage we all share," says aerial photographer Adriel Heisey, currently displayed at Arizona State Museum.

AZ Week: 'SB 1062 Slap in Face to Many Arizonans'

Feb 28, 2014 Painfully ironic to have this type of legislation introduced on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act, says founding director of ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy .

Resuscitation Methods Developed in AZ Known Around Globe

Feb 11, 2014 UA's Resuscitation Research Group proposed new approach to cardio pulmonary resuscitation back in 2002.

ABOR: AZ Scholarship Program Could be Model for Other States

Feb 10, 2014 Board of Regents President Eileen Klein presenting AZ Earn to Learn to fed. agency Tuesday; organization helps low-income students.

AZ Week: Students Need Tuition Freeze, ASUA President Says

Feb 7, 2014 Morgan Abraham says he hopes state Legislature will fund public universities properly for success of proposal.

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Feb 4, 2014 Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

Local Distiller Turns Sonoran Desert Wood into Whiskey

Jan 28, 2014 Mesquite craftsman uses native wood to craft unique spirits—and tap into a long scientific legacy.

UA Agriculture Center One of Few Using Greenhouses for Education

Jan 27, 2014 Part of handful of programs in U.S.; it is also the only facility that offers commercial-sized, operated facility for hands-on education.

UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance

Jan 22, 2014 Annual budget request to state lawmakers calls for more money than governor has proposed.

UA Sociology School Participates in Tucson Poverty Project

Jan 21, 2014 School collaborating with Mayor Rothschild to combat poverty in city; determine current status of residents.

New Program Aims to Address Older Adults’ Mental Health

Jan 14, 2014 Researchers say many seniors struggle with depression, other mental health disorders, but that poor mental health need not be the norm.

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