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$10 Million Steele Foundation Gift Includes First Private Support for UArizona Health Sciences Center

TUCSON, Ariz. — A new $10 million gift from the Steele Foundation includes the first private philanthropic support for the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies, or CAMI. This news follows Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s designation of $150 million in funding for the center, announced earlier today.

Construction scheduled to begin on new home for Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine

The University of Arizona and UArizona Health Sciences announced Wednesday the completion of a $23 million fundraising effort to build a new home for the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, part of the College of Medicine – Tucson. The 30,000-square-foot facility will be located on the UArizona Health Sciences campus at 1231 N. Cherry Ave. Construction is expected to begin mid-May and be completed in fall 2023.

Health Diagnostics Leader Quidel Corporation Makes $2M Investment in UArizona

Quidel Corporation, a leading provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, has committed to give $1 million for scholarships that support tomorrow’s scientists and health professionals at UArizona and to make an additional $1 million investment in sponsored research projects. Of the scholarship gift, half will benefit the BIO5 Institute's KEYS Research Internship program. The remainder will establish the Quidel Global Health Scholarships.

Gift to Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine Will Support Medical Training for Native Healers

A gift to the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine from Paul Stamets, an internationally known mycologist and advocate of the medical benefits of mushrooms, will provide funding to Indigenous and other medical practitioners for training in the Integrative Medicine Program.

Boosting Nursing Education Tech

Andrew and Kirsten Braccia have made a gift in support of the College of Nursing, COVID-19 initiatives and student-athletes whose eligibility has been extended. The largest portion of the gift was in support of the College of Nursing.

Making Wellness a Priority in Veterinary Education

The University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine is ensuring students will focus on their health and well-being, thanks to a private gift. The Mary Jane McMillen Crowe Student Success & Wellness Center is a resource-rich place where students can learn how to manage and maintain wellness.