Education and Children

UA Houses a Mysterious Jewish Biblical Document

Apr 8, 2014 Restoring the historical 200-year-old, 100-foot Torah scroll requires a knowledge of kosher laws, UA Judaic studies scholars say.

Board of Regents Approves UA Tuition Increase

Apr 3, 2014 Higher tuitions also OK'd for ASU, NAU, including 4-year stabilized rates for freshmen entering in the fall.

Children’s Bike Club Promises Health, Community Benefits

Apr 1, 2014 Tucson Boys & Girls Club’s new bike club brings children outdoors; researchers say outdoor play boosts physical, mental health.

Suspended Surgeon Files a $18.96M Claim Against UA

Mar 26, 2014 Dr. Gruessner was put on administrative leave with pay last Sept. for allegedly altering transplant records; he denies accusations.

First Compassion Training in Southwest, Links to Health Found

Mar 26, 2014 Cognitively-based compassion training is a secular technique that draws from lojong, a mind training practice in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.

Researcher Combines Art, Science in Cancer Spread Study

Mar 25, 2014 UA assistant professor of cellular & molecular medicine, Ghassan Mouneimne, uses microscopes and Photoshop to create startling images of cancer cells.

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.

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