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UA Center for Integrative Medicine receives $1M gift

Thanks to a $1 million commitment from Iris Cantor, a lifelong philanthropist, the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine will develop new curricula, train a new generation of integrative health professionals and empower individuals and communities to optimize health and well-being through the establishment of the Iris Cantor Research and Innovation Fund. An advocate… Read More →

Merck grant helps UA promote cancer care for Latinos

  A new University of Arizona initiative, funded by the Merck Foundation, will expand access to high-quality cancer care for Latinos and other underserved populations in Southern Arizona. The collaborative effort brings together the UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, the UA Department of Psychology, UA Cancer Center and… Read More →

University of Arizona recognized for educational value

The University of Arizona has again been recognized for its educational value by the Princeton Review. For the third consecutive year, the UA is among 200 colleges and universities featured in the 2017 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.” “I am… Read More →

Understanding Ducey’s $1 billion university research infrastructure plan

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Lasting economic impact, the kind that spans generations and creates jobs today and in the future, depends on a series of strategic investments and commitments made by both the public sector and the private sectors. AZBio applauds Governor Doug Ducey for his foresight and commitment to the future of Arizona as demonstrated by his plan… Read More →

Building better learning environments for higher education

The design and construction of projects at universities play a critical role in improving learning and teaching environments. Arizona universities are raising the bar for higher education environments with more creative architectural designs and collaborative areas that incorporate new technologies and sustainability features. Newer projects show an increased emphasis on interactivity and creating collaborative environments… Read More →

How much can crying during job reviews impact career?

Men who cry during a negative performance review at work are more likely to receive lower performance evaluations, decreased assessments of leadership ability and more negative written recommendations, according to a new study by researchers with the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. The study, entitled “Boys, Don’t Cry: Gender and Reactions to Negative… Read More →

University of Arizona signs agreement with University of Liberia

Joseph Boakai, Sr., Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, signed a Memorandum of Collaboration with the University of Arizona Monday as a first step toward developing programs that could send UA-trained health professionals to the west-African nation. Boakai met with representatives of University of Arizona Health Sciences’ five colleges, who explained each college’s programs.… Read More →

Steven A. Hirsch to be inducted into Maricopa County Bar Hall of Fame

Steven A. Hirsch

Quarles & Brady LLP Partner Steven A. Hirsch is going to be inducted into the Maricopa County Bar Hall of Fame during the organization’s annual luncheon, which will take place on October 27 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Phoenix. In addition, Hirsch, a member of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice group, will honored by the… Read More →

Arizona boldly grows into deep space exploration hub

by in Aerospace | AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of local Arizona aerospace enterprises. If you think for a minute that Arizona enterprises don’t measure up to “The Enterprise,” think again. We may not have Spock, Kirk or warp drive, but what Arizona does have is an impressive list of some of the most progressive aerospace… Read More →

Arizona Forward honors environmental excellence

Deemed a “building of the future,” Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP. Jurists praised the facility as among the greenest building of its kind in the world. Arizona Forward celebrated the 36th anniversary of its historic program… Read More →

UA researchers produce new guidelines for Valley Fever

Updated guidelines for treating people infected with Valley Fever, a disease caused by a fungus that is common in the U.S. Southwest, have been produced by a panel of experts led by John N. Galgiani, MD, director of the Valley Fever Center for Excellence at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. The recommendations include suggested treatment options for… Read More →

UA grad swims, bikes, runs his way to first Olympic triathlon

by in AZ Business Magazine | Sports

Ben Kanute’s interest in triathlon was born as a child growing up in Illinois, watching his father compete. “My dad was doing them when I was really young, and I remember him doing the Chicago Triathlon,” Kanute said. “I was lucky enough to have a kids’ triathlon happen really close to where I lived and… Read More →

UA aims to help asthma sufferers reduce attacks

About 25 million people in the United States — 7 million of them children—suffer from asthma. A five-year, $7 million National Institutes of Health grant awarded recently to Monica Kraft, MD, an internationally renowned physician-scientist who specializes in translational asthma research at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and the UA Health… Read More →

Kitchell selected to build $165M UA building

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Kitchell has been retained to build a new $165 million academic building at the University of Arizona Health Sciences campus in Tucson. The Health Sciences Innovation Building will provide simulated practice situations and interaction between multidisciplinary teams of students, faculty and health professionals in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health.   Renderings courtesy of Kitchell “We’re… Read More →