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LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds

UANews | February 9, 2015
Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study by UA researcher Stephen Russell. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem.

Richard Ruiz Remembered for His Passion and Humor

UANews | February 9, 2015
A beloved UA faculty member and mentor who was head of the Department of Mexican American Studies, he died unexpectedly on Friday and leaves a legacy of kindness.

In a Crisis, the Bigger Your Social Network the Better

UANews | February 4, 2015
Communities in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest that were connected with their neighbors had the best success at managing hard times, a UA study suggests.

Judaic Studies Torah Is Being Restored

UANews | February 3, 2015
The UA campus and community at large are invited to observe the restoration of a Torah scroll.

New Professorship for Department of Communication

UANews | January 30, 2015
UA alumnus Steve Lynn and his wife, Nancy, have established the Steve and Nancy Lynn Endowed Professorship in UA Department of Communication. Chris Segrin, who heads the department, has been named its first endowed professor.

Got a Second? Slow Down and Put Mind Over Madness

UANews | January 28, 2015
There is evidence that contemplative practices provide important mental, emotional and physical benefits, and UA students and employees are getting on board.