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The museum, which will open on Saturday in the Student Union Memorial Center, was co-founded by Beverely and Bob Elliott – local business owners, volunteers and philanthropists with deep ties to the Tucson and university communities.
Since it was established last year, the Indigenous Resilience Center has added to its roster experts who have long worked with and for Native American communities. University leaders hope tribes can guide the center's next moves.
In honor of Veterans Day, University of Arizona News is highlighting some of the university's varied research, education and outreach partnerships with the U.S. military.
Since its founding in 1999, the Native American Languages and Linguistics master's degree program has been training students in linguistics, language documentation and language revitalization.
At the second annual Tribal Leaders Summit, leaders of Arizona tribes met with President Robert C. Robbins and learned about health sciences research and programs that serve Native American communities.
The university has strengthened its commitment to the Native American community over the last year through efforts including the Native Scholars Grant program and Native FORGE.
The program will partner business owners and operators with a mentor and provide training and technical assistance over the next year to help their businesses grow.
Wildcats are invited to campus Thursday through Saturday for Homecoming festivities that include a bonfire, the Lighting of "A" Mountain, a tailgate party, the football game against USC and more.
With the Department of Health and Human Services grant, UArizona experts will work with a Virginia school district to develop programs to improve students' mental health.
President's Postdoctoral Fellow Carlos Parra is working on a book about the rise of Spanish-language television in the United States.