GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona College of Nursing is spreading its wings to metro Phoenix.
The college, which now has a program on the university's main campus in Tucson,...
Recovered de Kooning painting back in the spotlight
PHOENIX (AP) — More than 30 years after it was brazenly stolen from an Arizona museum, a painting by Willem de Kooning reportedly worth $100 million is going on display back where it all...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine will bear the name of Dr. Andrew Weil in exchange for a $15 million commitment to the center that the best-selling...
Arizona researcher awarded grant for Alzheimer’s research
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher has received a $5.9 million federal grant to study the role of gender in Alzheimer's disease and develop ways to prevent and potentially reverse the course of the neurodegenerative disorder.
Arizona AG has sued regents over ASU’s real estate projects
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has sued the state Board of Regents over Arizona State University real estate projects that he says are illegal.
The regents oversee ASU, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University.
Brnovich argues that real estate deals approved by the board allow universities to boost favored companies and help them avoid paying taxes.
He says ASU is essentially renting out its tax-exempt status to private businesses.
Arizona team studying bone regrowth earns $2M military grant
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S military has given a $2 million grant to a University of Arizona research team developing bone re-growth technology, with the hope it could one day help wounded soldiers.
UA studies using AI to restore movement to paralyzed limbs
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona physiology and neuroscience researcher has received a $1.2 million grant to use artificial intelligence to restore movement to paralyzed limbs.
Professor Andrew Fuglevand of the medical college in Tucson will use the National Institutes of Health funding to study electrical stimulation of muscles restore limb movements in paralyzed people.
University of Arizona bans electric scooters
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has banned dockless electric scooters from its campus effective immediately.
University of Arizona Parking and Transportation Services Interim Executive Director Gail Nazarenko says the decision for the ban is "based on the experience of ASU (Arizona State University)," which also recently banned the scooters.
Sanders in Arizona for rallies with gubernatorial candidate
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders was in Arizona on Tuesday to speak at rallies in Tucson and Tempe for Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia.
Garcia is an education professor at ASU who is facing Republican Gov. Doug Ducey in the Nov. 6 general election.
Sanders joined Garcia for a Tuesday afternoon appearance at the University of Arizona and an evening rally at Arizona State University.
The rallies were aimed at encouraging college students to get out and vote.
Sen. Sanders expected in Arizona for rallies to get out vote
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to join Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia for two rallies aimed at encouraging college students to vote.
Sanders will join Garcia for a 10 a.m. Tuesday appearance at the University of Arizona in Tucson, then at 5 p.m. at Arizona State University in Tempe.
St. Mary’s College president resigns after 2 years in post
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The president of St. Mary's College has abruptly resigned after two years with the Catholic women's liberal art college in northern Indiana.
Janice Cervelli resigned last week and her last day at the South Bend campus was Friday.
University of Arizona establishes drug development center
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has established a new center to connect College of Pharmacy researchers with potential partners in the pharmaceutical industry to advance the discovery and development of new drugs.
The university says the Arizona Center for Drug Discovery will create ways to establish collaborative environments so novel disease interventional findings can go beyond laboratory settings.
Board of Regents awards bonuses to university presidents
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Board of Regents has approved bonuses for all three state university presidents.
The regents awarded Arizona State University President Michael Crow $150,000 in bonuses.
The bonuses, called "at-risk compensation," stem from various goals and reports that Crow completed.
APNewsBreak: University accepted $458K from eugenics fund
The University of Arizona has accepted years of funding from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence — even after other universities and organizations, including white nationalist groups, stopped receiving support from the group, records show.
University of Arizona official resigns, claims bias
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The director of the University of Arizona's arts programming arm has resigned while citing a culture of racism, discrimination and unfair compensation.
Professor works with residents to test for pollution
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Many families in Arizona mining communities have concerns about what pollutants might be in their immediate environment and in harvested rainwater for gardens.
PHOENIX (AP) — Californians, including many turned away by public universities in their own state, are flocking to four-year state and private universities in neighboring Arizona.
Four of the top five schools where California freshmen go out of state are in Arizona, according to 2016 data from the U.S. Department of Education.
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PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona State University rugby player accused of kicking an opponent in the face during a match last year has been sentenced to one day in jail.
Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Christopher Crawford also was sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation.
He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault three months ago.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona says two federal grants totaling $3.9 million will help bolster training of students to provide health care in rural communities and other areas deemed to be underserved.
Officials say the grants provided for the Arizona Health Education Centers and the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grants will provide hands-on training opportunities for students who will become future clinicians.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona training center has received a $4 million federal grant to help improve the public health system in the United States.
The university says the regional training center at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will use the funding for webinars and other avenues of training.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The presidents of Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona are getting pay raises.
The state Board of Regents on Thursday approved raising the salaries of ASU President Michael Crow, NAU President Rita Cheng and UA President Robert Robbins based on what the board called their "exemplary performance."
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona is seeking permission from state regents to purchase the Tucson house where its current president resides.
A subcommittee of the Arizona Board of Regents gave preliminary approval Thursday for the university to buy the nearly 3,800-square-foot (353-square-meter) Spanish mission-style house near campus.
PHOENIX (AP) — Forest fires, climate change and the wrath of non-native fish are threatening the survival of the Apache trout, a species found only in Arizona.
Arizona, U.S. and tribal officials work to save native Apache Trout from extinction
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Arizona, U.S. and tribal officials work to save native Apache Trout from extinction
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona researchers have received a $1.9 million federal grant to try to find ways to prevent a deadly disease that affects thousands of premature infants annually.
According to the university, the Steele Children's Research Center researchers will try to create a test to accurately predict whether a premature baby may be susceptible to necrotizing enterocolitis.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona State University rugby player accused of kicking an opponent in the face during a match last year has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault.
Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Christopher Crawford had a change of plea hearing Tuesday. He's scheduled to be sentenced on June 7.
The 21-year-old Crawford allegedly kicked a University of Arizona player during a game in Tempe in February 2017.
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By NANCI HUTSON
Newspaper ink flowed in the blood of owners Don and Luda Soldwedel.
The newspaper company they owned for years included several Northern Arizona newspapers, including a half-ownership stake of Today’s News-Herald.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a man is dead after being stabbed during an altercation near the University of Arizona campus.
Police say a driver early Friday morning potted the fatally wounded man on the ground in an alley behind an apartment complex along with a woman later identified as his sister.
She also was injured but the nature of her injuries isn't immediately known though they're said to be non-life threatening.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Most in-state undergraduate students attending Arizona's three public universities won't see tuition increases in the next school year.
At their meeting Thursday in Tucson, the state Board of Regents approved 2018-19 tuition rates and fees for Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University.
PHOENIX (AP) — University ID cards could yield ideas on how to help lower college dropout rates, according to a University of Arizona professor who is digging into years of data on cardholders' shopping habits, social circles and other characteristics.
Arizona students are hit with extra fees for graduation
PHOENIX (AP) — Students graduating from public universities in Arizona are required to pay additional application fees and have costs associated with commencement ceremonies that can add up to a few hundred dollars.
PHOENIX (AP) — A scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix has received a $1.65 million grant to find out how a traumatic brain injury changes communication in the brain.
College officials say the project will use electrochemical assessment to evaluate traumatic brain injury in real time.
Dr. Theresa Currier Thomas will test initial and delayed changes in brain communication as a consequence of a brain injury by using microelectrodes that record neural signals.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Another former University of Arizona dean has been added as a plaintiff in a $2 million collective action gender discrimination lawsuit against the state Board of Regents.
The former dean of the UofA's College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture — Janice Cervelli — alleges the school refused to give her a single pay raise while she served from 2008 to 2016.
Arizona professor with dropped charges not allowed on campus
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona pharmacy professor who saw his rape charges against him dropped still is not being allowed on campus.
BULLHEAD CITY — The Bullhead City area Master Gardeners will present a program on citrus trees at Thursday’s meeting at the Bullhead City branch of the Mohave County Library.
UofA gets $1.6 million mine safety training grant
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona's public health college and its mineral resources institute will use a $1.6 million grant to help improve mine safety training.
The federal grant announced Monday will be used to develop new training methods for mine workers that include computer games. The games will be designed to simulate a real-life mining environment, allowing mine workers to go experience situations and environments they may encounter on the job.
University of Arizona provost facing heat for gender lawsuit
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona Provost Andrew Comrie is facing scrutiny following a $2 million federal lawsuit filed by former Dean Patricia MacCorquodale over gender discrimination.
Arizona regents facing a $2M gender discrimination lawsuit
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A $2 million collective action lawsuit has been filed against the Arizona Board of Regents for alleged gender discrimination.
The suit was filed Monday in federal court in Tucson on behalf of a former dean of the University of Arizona's Honors College.
Patricia MacCorquodale allegedly was underpaid by tens of thousands of dollars compared to her male colleagues for two decades.
UofA, state split $2.2M grant for opioid overdose training
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona and the state health department have been awarded a $2.2 million grant to train rural firefighters and police officers in how to recognize and treat opioid overdoses.
BULLHEAD CITY — “How to Prune Non-Citrus Trees and Shrubs” and “Everything You Wanted to Know About Roses” will be the subjects of the Bullhead City Master Gardener Program on Thursday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Mohave County Library’s Bullhead City branch, 1170 Hancock Road.
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New drug could stall deadly symptoms of rattlesnake bite
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — As soon as a rattlesnake sinks its fangs into a victim, the venom starts traveling through the bloodstream. Within seconds, people can experience pain, swelling, bleeding and trouble breathing.
It's a race against time to get to a hospital, the only place that readily offers anti-venom. The longer it takes to get treatment, the higher the odds of long-term injury or death.
One University of Arizona doctor hopes to buy people more time before they get to the hospital.
College gets grant for research into depression treatments
PHOENIX (AP) — A $2.3 million federal grant will fund University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix research aimed at developing new treatments for depression.
The college says the research team led by Deveroux Ferguson will focus on a protein-coding gene's role in anxiety and depression behaviors.
Tucson approves beer, wine sales at college basketball games
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Tucson City Council has approved a new liquor license for the University of Arizona so it can serve beer and wine at McKale Center basketball games.
The city's approval on Tuesday isn't the last bureaucratic hurdle as the license still requires approval from the Arizona State Liquor Board.
University officials say they hope the item will go before the board in a few weeks so they can begin selling alcohol by early next year.
University of Arizona Poetry Center fights injustice
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A philanthropist has given a $500,000 grant to the University of Arizona Poetry Center that it wants to spend on using poems to bring attention to inequities in the nation's criminal justice system.
Researchers get $8.5M grant for asthma care on Navajo Nation
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona research center is teaming up with a respiratory hospital in Denver to improve asthma care on the Navajo Nation.
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute recently awarded an $8.5 million grant to the entities.
The university's Health Sciences Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center and the National Jewish Health say asthma rates are up to three times higher among Navajos than the general population.
Report: Agribusiness contributes $23B to Arizona economy
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Researchers with the University of Arizona say agricultural businesses contribute more than $23 billion in sales to the state's economy.
Police arrest a suspect in fatal shooting near university
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Tucson say they have arrested a man allegedly involved in a homicide last week near the University of Arizona campus.
They say 29-year-old Bernard Deshon Rayford is being held in connection with a fatal shooting late last month that could be gang related.