The University of Arizona

The UA SALT Center, an International Model

UANews | October 17, 2013
For more than three decades, the UA SALT Center has provided resources and support to students with developmental disabilities, including ADHD and autism, before and during their time on campus. With a comprehensive suite of services and a number of collaborative initiatives, the center has been recognized as a model for institutions in the U.S. and abroad.

UA Medical Student Earns Prestigious Physicians of Tomorrow Award

UANews | October 16, 2013
Kevin Hummel, a fourth year UA medical student, is one of just 21 students nationwide to earn the prestigious American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow award. Hummel was instrumental in establishing the UA College of Medicine's new "Emerging Leaders in Health Care Innovation" distinction track, designed to provide medical students with competencies in health-care delivery, policy and advocacy, and to prepare them to become the next generation of leaders in health-care delivery innovation.

UA Informs Former Law Students of Computer Security Incident

UANews | October 16, 2013
Personal data belonging to certain former law students and applicants to the UA James E. Rogers College of Law may have been exposed after being stored on a server in error. The University has attempted to notify all those affected by personal letter.

The Transfer Student Focus

UANews | October 15, 2013
As higher education leaders across Arizona work to increase the number of baccalaureate degrees awarded in the state, many are focusing on the success of transfer students. To make the transition easier for those students, the UA has partnered with community colleges across Arizona to create the recently launched UA Bridge program.

UA Undergraduate Students Raise Awareness About Diabetes

UANews | October 14, 2013
Students with UA Chicano/Hispano Student Affairs are inviting the University and general public to attend a health forum focusing on preventing diabetes. The event will focus on the effects of diabetes, especially within the Hispanic community, and will feature talks by three UA physicians as well as a UA dean and an Arizona senator.

Santa Cruz County Kids Are On the Move

UANews | October 11, 2013
Decades ago, most students walked or biked to school. Today fewer than 10 percent do so. UA Cooperative Extension's Safe Routes to Schools program helps get kids moving again. Thousands of students and their parents in Santa Cruz County now lace up their shoes for walking events, compete in Fit and Fun! Challenges, learn bicycle safety at bike rodeos and use new "back door" walking paths to get to school safely.