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College of Medicine needs $135 million from fundraising, donors

College of Medicine needs $135 million from fundraising, donors

By Maggie Sullivan

April 16, 2015

Creating the College of Medicine will cost $235 million, a task university administrators are trying to complete through fundraising and private donations. Of the $135 million left to raise, most of the funding will go toward hiring faculty, said Dan Peterson, vice chancellor for Institutional Advancem...

New study re-examines the ‘just say no’ tactic in drug refusal skills training for adolescents

New study re-examines the ‘just say no’ tactic in drug refusal skills training for adolescents

By Brittney Nadler

September 15, 2014

It was a girl that changed *Derrick’s life the night she introduced him to alcohol. In high school, he was the kid that got mad at friends who used substances and often wondered why anyone would hang out with “that” crowd. He was “in the shell,” and a “loser,” as he described himself. Until he...