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The demise of collegiate fun

ST. LOUIS — A few years ago, the psychologist Peter Gray released a fascinating — and sobering — study: Lack of free play in millennials' overscheduled lives is giving kids anxiety and depression in record numbers. Why? They're missing what Gray's generation (and mine) had: "Time to explore …

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Doctors often stand behind their lucrative procedures

WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America’s joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplements.

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College Board gives glimpse at how the SAT will change

PHILADELPHIA—It might be fair to describe the major changes that are coming in 2016 to the nation’s most-recognizable college-admissions test, the SAT, as “intense.”

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Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

President Barack Obama speaks during a tour of a classroom, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa., before speaking about the importance of jobs-driven skills training in a 21st Century economy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Obama, Biden announce $600M for job-training grants

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job-training grants

OAKDALE, Pa. — Urging the U.S. to keep up in the global skills race, President Obama on Wednesday highlighted $600 million in new job-training grants that he said could help people land well-paying jobs.

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College athletes have lots of company in disputes over status of workers

What do exotic dancers, Sleepy’s mattress deliverymen, graduate assistants, FedEx drivers, cleaning contractors, student interns, carpenters and college football players have in common?

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University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

The University of Arizona launched the final phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history Friday and started things off with a bang.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Couple who paid off $127,000 in debt explain their strategy

Six years ago, Cherie and Brian Lowe decided they’d had enough with being in debt. The couple, who live in Greenwood, Ind., owed more than $127,000 in student loans, credit card bills, auto loans and more. With a second child on the way, they worried about how they would make ends meet.

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Proposed state funding not enough to start UA veterinary program, officials say

PHOENIX — Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen.

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TUSD a ‘destination district’ for children here legally or not

TUSD a ‘destination district’ for children here legally or not

The Tucson Unified School District is declaring itself an “immigrant destination district,” pledging to support students regardless of their immigration status.

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UA medical dean at center of dispute will move to a newly created job

UA medical dean at center of dispute will move to a newly created job

The dean of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson, who is at the center of a fierce dispute with a top surgeon, is leaving his job for a new one at UA.

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Jim Gresham, architect of some of Tucson's most important buildings, dies at 85

Jim Gresham, architect of some of Tucson's most important buildings, dies at 85

Gresham designed modern buildings with an appreciation of their historical setting.

January 16, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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UA pulling plug on Miller's Carondelet ads

He may have a top-rated team, but basketball coach Sean Miller is raising ire internally at the UA for an ad campaign some see as helping a business competitor.

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John McLean: Why Tucson? A CEO’s choice

John McLean: Why Tucson? A CEO’s choice

In the early 1990s, my company was exploring locations for a strategic expansion into electro-optic system development. The criteria included access to a deep pool of talent, a robust ecosystem in electro-optic technologies and a desirable place to live that would attract and retain the best…

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Suspended top surgeon sues UA

Suspended top surgeon sues UA

A charismatic head surgeon who attracted high-profile doctors to the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson says he’s being forced out of his job.

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Old main could get $13.5M facelift, house UA president

The University of Arizona is seeking public help to restore a beloved campus landmark that will soon house the new office of the UA’s president.

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Ranking the college rankings: What should they actually tell us?

BOSTON — President Obama wants Washington to grade colleges and universities based on their costs and success rates, but some people are already way ahead of him.

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University of Arizona: Base undergrad tuition to rise 3%

University of Arizona: Base undergrad tuition to rise 3%

Students at the University of Arizona will face a base tuition and fee hike of 3 percent this fall.

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UA student molested near campus

A UA student was molested by a man Tuesday night near North Park Avenue and East First Street.

March 20, 2013 7:02 pm

Arizona universities weigh another tuition increase

The Arizona Board of Regents is debating higher tuition rates for public universities.

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