The University of Arizona

UA to Host Conference to Promote Health for Local, Global Communities

UANews | March 26, 2014
A group of physicians and their collaborators from medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health at the UA have coordinated a global health conference, which is now incorporating health concerns in border and rural communities. The Arizona Global Health Conference was organized to share multi-disciplinary approaches to health practices and encourage new interdisciplinary collaborations.

New Start Alumni More Than 13,000 Strong

UANews | March 24, 2014
For 45 years, the UA's New Start program has put thousands of freshmen on the path to success. To continue its strong student support mission, New Start has launched a campaign aimed at increasing financial support for the program and the number of students involved in it each year.

Excitement Builds for Match Day

UANews | March 19, 2014
Surrounded by excited family members and friends, graduating UA medical students will be presented with sealed envelopes that will reveal the next stop on their road to medical careers. The UA's College of Medicine - Tucson and College of Medicine - Phoenix will hold Match Day ceremonies on Friday during a national event happening on campuses across the country.

Sustainability Advocates From Across Arizona to Convene at the UA

UANews | March 19, 2014
The UA is hosting the inaugural Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference to highlight ways institutions throughout the state are advancing campus sustainability initiatives. The conference will allow students and employees to network and explore new techniques to bolster sustainability efforts.

Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation

UANews | March 6, 2014
National 4-H Council President and CEO Jennifer Sirangelo visited Tucson Village Farm to recognize it as a model program for the nation. Sirangelo, along with representatives from the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and UA Cooperative Extension, met for a tour and discussion at Tucson Village Farm, a program of the UA and Cooperative Extension.

Turning Tucson Green: UA Student-Run Composting Program Partners With City

UANews | March 4, 2014
Compost Cats, a UA student-run organization, has partnered with the city of Tucson to reduce food waste in area landfills, improve local air quality, address climate change and help improve food safety. Among other things, the agreement calls for Compost Cats to be provided with manure from herbivores at Reid Park Zoo.

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