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College celebrates UA's 100th Homecoming

Perfect weather, a Wildcat gridiron victory and fun encounters with friends and fans – UA’s 100th Homecoming was beyond excellent in nearly every way!

Skin disease drug finally wins approval

A synthetic hormone developed years ago by UA faculty, including COP alumnus Robert Dorr (left), can now be marketed in Europe, and U.S. approval will be sought next.

COP alumnus part of military response to Ebola outbreak

Now an Air Force major, COP alumnus Zach Finney recently returned from a mission to Liberia to support the international response to the Ebola outbreak there.

Celebrate with us at Homecoming

It's past time to register for Homecoming! Do it now! Homecoming is this Friday and Saturday - the parade starts at 2 p.m. Saturday.

SVP rolls out social media guidelines for AHSC units

The office of Senior Vice President for Health Sciences “Skip” Garcia has released new guidelines for all units of the Arizona Health Sciences Center regarding official social media use.

Grants: Nov. 19, 2014

This new Bulletin section describes recently awarded grants on which College of Pharmacy employees are principal investigators or play other significant roles. This edition features Heidi Mansour (left) and Asad Patanwala.

Shave the Date: Dr. Murphy loses his 'stache

Dr. Murphy shaves off his mustache to raise awareness for the Kappa Psi's newest philanthropy, the Movember Foundation. 

MMC holds 'national' costume contest

 The Medication Management Center and its business entities across the country teamed up for a friendly long-distance costume contest.

Students at UAMC South educate – and learn – through pharmacy publication

Student pharmacists at UAMC-South Campus publish Pharmacy Quarterly, a newsletter addressing questions pharmacists commonly encounter at the hospital. 

UA attends ASCP national conference

Eleven UA student members of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) attended the ASCP Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida Nov. 5-7. 

COP implements new technology for learning

From self-grading computerized exams, to automatic video lecture recordings and virtual online courses, to distance learning technology reminiscent of Star Wars holography, the College of Pharmacy is entering the future of learning technology.

COP students participate in All Souls Procession

Four COP students participated in this year's All Souls Procession AIDS Education and Awareness AIDS ribbon to raise awareness about the effects of HIV/AIDS in early November. 

COP students team up with El Rio Neighborhood Center for free health fair for Tucson community

A free Health and Safety Fair will be held Saturday, September 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the El Rio Neighborhood Center at 1390 W. Speedway Blvd.

Watch out for bites from ‘invisible’ snakes, Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center warns

Experts on venomous creatures at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center advise gardeners, hikers, youngsters and other citizens to be especially cautious about rattlesnakes in the weeks ahead.

Faculty members awarded $1.7 million to investigate exposure to arsenic

Two University of Arizona College of Pharmacy faculty members have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health of $1.7 million over five years to investigate arsenic exposure and its biochemical effects on the body.

‘’Tis the Season To Be Poisoned’ display at the Arizona Health Sciences Library through Jan. 9, 2014

A parody of the poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement Moore can be seen in “’Tis the Season To Be Poisoned,” a display by the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center now through Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in the Arizona Health Sciences Library (AHSL), Java City coffee bar area (Room 2101), 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson.

Wildcats to Wildcats: COP reaches out to local elementary school

On Nov. 18, UA colleges and student clubs attended Math/Science Night at Whitmore Elementary School in Tucson. The evening is designed to engage Whitmore K-5 students (their mascot is also a “Wildcat”) in math and science activities.

SVP rolls out social media guidelines for AHSC units

The office of Senior Vice President for Health Sciences “Skip” Garcia has released new guidelines for all units of the Arizona Health Sciences Center regarding official social media use.

UA attends ASCP national conference

Eleven UA student members of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) attended the ASCP Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida Nov. 5-7. 

College celebrates UA's 100th Homecoming

Perfect weather, a Wildcat gridiron victory and fun encounters with friends and fans – UA’s 100th Homecoming was beyond excellent in nearly every way!

COP in the News: Nov 19, 2014

COP in the News keeps you up to date on stories about the College of Pharmacy in the media.

COP in the News: Oct 23, 2014

COP in the News keeps you up to date on stories about the College of Pharmacy in the media.

COP in the News: Sept. 29, 2014

COP in the News keeps you up to date on stories about the College of Pharmacy in the media.

COP in the News: Aug. 28, 2014

COP in the News keeps you up to date on stories about the College of Pharmacy in the media.

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