The University of Arizona

Town Hall to Recognize National Recovery Month

UANews | September 19, 2011
The Southwest Institute for Research on Women is hosting a Sept. 22 forum to discuss adolescent substance use and recovery. The free and open-to-the-public town hall is expected to draw a diverse group including youth, families, health professionals and educators.

Campus Health to Expand Suicide Prevention Programming

UANews | September 16, 2011
The UA's Campus Health Service has received a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to expand suicide prevention efforts.

UA Cooking - a New Philosophy, a Different Approach

UANews | September 12, 2011
Dining Services, which produces food for UA restaurants and provides catering for events on campus, has been striving to revamp its image and advance a philosophy that food should be nutritious, fresh and, whenever possible, local and sustainable.

Nutrition, Exercise Important for Kids Going Back to School

UANews | September 9, 2011
Doug Campos-Outcalt, the newly named family medicine chair at the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix, offers tips for nutrition, exercise and other health-related issues for students returning to school.

Steele Children's Center Awarded $3.6M Training Grant

UANews | September 8, 2011
The Steele Children's Research Center at the UA College of Medicine has received a $3.6 million, five-year grant to train professionals to improve the health of infants, children and adolescents with – or at risk for – neurodevelopmental and related disabilities.

Freshmen Face Sleep Problems, Education Helps

UANews | August 30, 2011
Sleep often suffers in a student’s freshman year, but a new study finds that young college students may think their sleep quality is better than it is. The study also demonstrates that a low-cost campus media campaign can help some students sleep better.