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Leslie Langbert, director of the UA Center for Compassion Studies, is teaching a new online course on mindfulness. During the school year, Langbert also leads a free guided meditation practice on Monday evenings. (Photo: Kyle Mittan/Lo Que Pasa)
Aug. 21, 2019
A new online course, The Mindful Semester, will explore the research behind mindfulness and provide students with tools to manage stress and study more effectively.
Edgardo Aguilar is the 2019 Arizona Poetry Out Loud champion. (Photo: Arizona Commission on the Arts)
Aug. 20, 2019
As the 2019 Arizona Poetry Out Loud champion, Edgardo Aguilar competed on the national stage in Washington, D.C. Poetry Out Loud challenges high school students to memorize and recite their favorite poems.
Shelby Humbarger will pursue her dream of becoming an agricultural education teacher when she enters the UA as a freshman this fall.
Aug. 19, 2019
Early in her high school career, Shelby Humbarger made the decision to join her school's Future Farmers of America chapter, a move that changed the course of her life.
Aug. 16, 2019
An increase in graduation rates, alongside a decrease in the net price of a degree, catapulted the University of Arizona up Money Magazine's Best Colleges for your Money list.
Student athletes often carry a lot of weigh on their shoulders, and it’s important that they pay attention to their mental, as well as their physical, health, says sports psychologist Alex Auerbach.
Aug. 16, 2019
Student-athletes face unique pressures, and sports psychologists can help them navigate their identities as students, athletes and emerging adults.
Students from Kyoto University in Japan and across Arizona participated in hands-on research in Biosphere 2's ocean biome. (Photo: Martin Pepper)
Aug. 14, 2019
Ten students from Japan and Arizona gathered for the first official Space Camp Biosphere 2, where they designed Biosphere 3 to sustain human life on Mars.
New UA medical students received their first white coats at two ceremonies held in late July in Tucson and Phoenix. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS BioCommunications)
July 31, 2019
New medical students received and donned their first white coats, a ceremonial symbol of their acceptance into medical school at the University of Arizona, at events in Tucson and Phoenix.
Students went door-to-door distributing water treatment to prevent mosquito from growing in water containers. This was in collaboration with the Centro de Salud in Nogales, Mexico. (Photo: Alejandra Zapien)
July 29, 2019
The FRONTERA summer program pairs UA students with mentors, giving them hands-on border-health research experience while building stronger applicants to medical school and graduate health sciences programs.
Andean bear cub (Photo: Angela Parra)
July 24, 2019
UA Ph.D. student Ivan Mauricio Vela-Vargas led an effort to collar an Andean bear nicknamed Xué. The bear's movements will help scientists learn more about the vulnerable species.

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