Education and Children

AZ WEEK: 'Many Young Voters Disillusioned, Need Encouragement to Vote'

Oct 3, 2014 National political commentator is here with group to engage with UA students, reinforce importance of youth's involvement in politics.

UAPD Continues to Investigate 2013 Gunman Reports

Oct 3, 2014 FBI says incident still being looked into 18 months later; case records not yet released by university.

UA Student Government Launches Voter Registration Campaign

Sep 22, 2014 'Turbo Vote' aims to simplify process; effort to get more students involved in general election.

UA Medical Board Agrees Ousted Surgeon Wrongfully Fired

Sep 8, 2014 University Physicians Healthcare says it will adopt recommendations by independent panel including reinstating Rainer Gruessner as faculty member.

UA Provost Takes a Look at Upcoming School Year

Sep 3, 2014 Talks new policies, record-breaking enrollment, what exactly a provost does; Comrie at university since early '90s.

Panel Clears Ousted UA Surgeon of All Charges

Aug 25, 2014 Say medical center failed to prove termination was justified; final say on action in University Physician Healthcare's hands.

METRO WEEK: Student Body President Wants Political Involvement

Aug 22, 2014 UA will see its biggest number of incoming freshmen this fall; student government aims to increase engagement.

Distribution of Liver Transplants May Change

Aug 20, 2014 Organization managing organ allocation considering different methods to distribute organs in US; what this means to Arizona.

NAU Among Friendliest Universities for LGBT Students

Aug 20, 2014 Annual report puts university in top 50 thanks to programs, services it provides inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.

Medical Marijuana for PTSD Study May Move from UA

Jul 23, 2014 If university doesn't reinstate Sue Sisley as lead researcher, MAPS will move work to NAU, ASU.

Veterans Demand Medical Pot Researcher Be Rehired at UA

Jul 22, 2014 An online petition has gathered more than 33K signatures from people asking university reinstate lead doctor of MMJ for PTSD study.

Students, Staff Weigh in on UA Tobacco Ban

Jul 18, 2014 Starting mid-August university will not allow any products, including e-cigarettes on any of its property.

UA Prohibiting Use of Tobacco Everywhere, Outdoors Included

Jul 14, 2014 Goal to 'create healthier community,' campus officials says in detailing smoking, e-cigarette ban starting in mid-August.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Jul 2, 2014 Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Jun 30, 2014 Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Jun 26, 2014 Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

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