Schools, Families Join Together to Help Cope with Childhood Cancer

By Whitney Green Lemke Newsroom Cancer is the second most common cause of death among U.S. children between the ages of 1 and 14, surpassed only by accidents. Childhood cancer deaths, however, are declining, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gunnison Riggins is one such child in Springdale, Ark. He is […]

Charity Film Festival Plays to Sold Out Crowds

By Whitney Green Lemke Newsroom A sold-out film festival that begins Friday will raise money for the Zambia-based Sishemo Project and local Prism Education Center. The Community Church will present the fourth annual Banff Mountain Film Festival at the UA Global Campus on the Fayetteville Square. Organizers expect 365 people for the event. “We’re excited […]

UA School of Social Work Honor Society Wins National Award

By Kristen Coppola Lemke Newsroom The UA School of Social Work is attracting national attention after the Xi Epsilon chapter of Phi Alpha honor society for social work was chosen as one of four chapters to win 2012 service awards. Xi Epsilon was chosen from among nearly 400 Phi Alpha chapters across the nation. “The […]