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UA nursing prof. develops child-abuse screening program

Children are in and out of emergency rooms every day. Most are in for accidents or illness — broken bones on playgrounds or the flu — but not always. Some are seen for abuse-related injuries. However, the U.S. has no standardized screening process to identify the early signs of child abuse in this country’s emergency departments. As a result, cases of physical child abuse fly under the radar. Read more

UA Museum of Art's Lecture Series returns for spring

The University of Arizona Museum of Art has brought back its lecture series for the spring, kicking things off with a discussion about Frohawk Two Feathers’  exhibition “What is the color, when black is burned? The Gold War. Part Two.”  Read more

Aari McDonald: Worth the wait

For the sophomore, the early success is especially encouraging due to the nature of women’s basketball, where players stay all four years unlike their male counterparts. Tucsonans get to watch McDonald dictate play in McKale for two more seasons after this one.  Read more

UA students paint the town with new mural

On the wall of the Historic Y building in the heart of Downtown Tucson, a mural depicts a Latina woman looking longingly into the clouds while surrounded by colorful imagery of cactuses and Arizona sunsets.  The artistry and detail of this new mural was painted with the help of two UA students.  Read more

Arizona narrowly edges Utah 84-81 in overtime thriller

Utah’s Sedric Barefield almost took the win away from Arizona by himself as he scored a game-high 26 point on an impressive 10-17 from the field and 5-9 from 3-point range. However, Arizona’s guards were able to attack Barefield off the dribble while he was on defense and eventually forced the electric guard out of the game with 1:44 remaining in regulation. Read more