The University of Arizona

New Fellowship Available to Students Pursuing 'Workforce-Ready' Master's Degrees

UANews | March 5, 2014
With the launch of the "Workforce-Ready Master's Fellowship" this fall, financial help will be offered to students seeking master's degrees in 44 areas, ranging from art education to optical sciences. The UA Graduate College, with financial support from the Louise Foucar Marshall Foundation, designed the fellowship program to target fields that enhance the state’s economic, social and cultural well-being.

Cmdr. Brian Seastone Named New UA Chief of Police

UANews | March 3, 2014
UA Police Cmdr. Brian Seastone has been named UA chief of police. A 34-year veteran of the UA Police Department, Seastone will provide strategic leadership for the department and oversee its campus crime prevention efforts, community outreach initiatives, and crisis and emergency response management.

A First for Arizona: UA Regents' Professor Elected as Foreign Secretary of National Academy of Sciences

UANews | March 3, 2014
As foreign secretary, Regents' Professor John Hildebrand will help build and maintain partnerships with science academies across the world. Hildebrand was selected for the position based on his extensive experience in the global science community, his outstanding scientific contributions and his service to the academy.

Dennis DeConcini Reflects on 18 Years in U.S. Senate

UANews | February 28, 2014
During a reception to recognize former U.S. Sen. Dennis DeConcini's donation of 15 presidential letters to the UA, he reflected on his 18 years in Congress. Some of the letters from DeConcini, a 1963 graduate of the UA's James E. Rogers College of Law, are featured in a new exhibit at UA Special Collections.

Is That a Skittle in Your Mocktail? Students to Get Spring Break Safety Tips at Fair

UANews | February 28, 2014
Have fun – and stay safe. That will be the message for students during the annual Spring Break Safety Fair, which will offer tips regarding sun safety, drug and alcohol use, and international travel. Also on tap: a DUI simulation course and a mocktail dance party with a live DJ.

International Mindfulness Coach to Visit UA

UANews | February 26, 2014
Jon Kabat-Zinn, internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer and meditation teacher, will visit the UA to talk about the public health benefits of mindfulness in the treatment of chronic medical conditions. Kabat-Zinn developed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction curriculum, which has been incorporated into standard medical treatments for a variety of health problems, such as addiction and chronic pain.

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