Arizona Bioscience News: UA to open veterinary college; HonorHealth partners on behavioral health hospital; NAU researcher finds exercise helps fight cancer

October 24, 2019

By Matt Ellsworth

UA wins approval to launch veterinary college / Arizona Daily Star

The University of Arizona has received the green light from the American Veterinary Medical Association to open its long-awaited College of Veterinary Medicine in Oro Valley with the first class expected in fall 2020. Read more: Arizona will open state’s first public veterinary school in 2020, after key approval

Partnership group plans to build behavioral health hospital near Scottsdale / Phoenix Business Journal

HonorHealth is teaming with Universal Health Services to build a $39 million behavioral health facility in Scottsdale that will start with 48 beds when it opens in 2021. Read more: HonorHealth signs partnership with Universal Health Services

NAU researcher and team show exercise can prevent, treat and control cancer / Arizona Daily Sun

A Northern Arizona University researcher and others have compiled years’ worth of studies to encourage patients and physicians to look to exercise to manage and even prevent cancer.

TUSD club seeks to put more girls on paths to STEM-related careers / Arizona Daily Star

STEM Girls Rock!, a new all-girl middle school club in the Tucson Unified School District, is helping girls with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math obtain the plans, confidence, role models and support to achieve their goals.

UA incubator hosts foreign entrepreneurs / Arizona Daily Star

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation is hosting four international startup company founders at the UA Tech Park business incubator as part of a U.S. State Department four-week program to help young tech entrepreneurs develop solutions to local problems.

Coalition of Blacks Against Breast Cancer celebrates 10th anniversary / KJZZ

A local nonprofit that focuses on raising awareness of the risks of breast cancer in black women and men, and increase access to mammograms and treatment, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

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