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UA scientists help update national valley fever guidelines

Fever, fatigue, headaches, joint aches, chest pain, coughs—these symptoms send people to the doctor regularly, and the diagnostic possibilities are vast. Yet, in Southern Arizona and Southern California, there’s one possibility that’s often overlooked: valley fever. Read more

UA takes a closer look at Obama's goal of curing cancer in the U.S.

“When you say, 'let’s cure all cancers' as an overarching umbrella term, there are so many different kinds of cancers for different organs, but also different tissues within the organ, and then when you're talking about the different tissues, there’s different kinds of cancers within those tissues," Young said. Read more

UA grad becomes a member of National Council on the Humanities

President Barack Obama has appointed two-time UA graduate and doctoral candidate Shelly Lowe to the National Council on the Humanities, which advises the chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Founded in 1965, NEH is an independent federal agency that is considered one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the U.S. Read more