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Study Links Bullying to Depression, Other Adult Ailments

UANews | October 5, 2010
UA family studies researchers report in the journal Developmental Psychology that high school students whose sexual orientation is at odds with social gender norms often find themselves victims of harassment and, later on in life, with psychological problems.

Unpredictability a Major Factor in Risky Sexual Behavior

UANews | October 4, 2010
UA family studies professor Bruce J. Ellis has developed a theoretical framework for understanding how elements of change and stress often guide the behavior of young people.

UA Bioengineer Awarded $1.5M to Research Tissue Regeneration

UANews | October 1, 2010
Pak Kin Wong aims to discover the rules that govern how biological tissues are formed from individual cells. He is investigating how to grow new tissue to replace that destroyed by disease.

UMC in Top 5 of 98 Academic Medical Centers

UANews | October 1, 2010
For the third consecutive year, University Medical Center on the UA campus has won a coveted Quality Leadership Award from the University HealthSystem Consortium, a national organization comprised of 107 U.S. academic medical centers.

Phoenix Welcomes First Class of UA Public Health Students

UANews | September 30, 2010
The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has expanded public health academics in Phoenix. The first Phoenix class consists of 13 students enrolled in the master of public health program in public health practice.

Advanced Medicines From Small Molecules on the Horizon

UANews | September 28, 2010
Collections of new small molecules with the potential to become important in the creation of new medications are under development by three UA researchers thanks to a $1.1 million three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health.