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Generations of family stories inspire Roxanna Denise Stevens Ibarra's approach to art and music. The UArizona senior's short film is finding success on the festival circuit.
The University of Arizona's ASEMS program was recognized for its commitment to the recruitment and retention of women and underrepresented students in STEM fields.
In her role as inaugural vice chair of the new committee, Ivy Banks, UArizona associate vice provost for diversity and inclusion, will help guide national policy related to diversity and inclusion at top research universities.
The new minor is an effort years in the making, and will focus on what has become the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the United States.
UArizona is partnering with Diné College on a project that aims to provide Native American students with skills, knowledge and confidence to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, agriculture and math.
Dedicated during Native American Heritage Month, a new exhibit at the Arizona BookStore features the flags of all 22 Native Nations in Arizona.
A former chairman of California's Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, Esquerra will lead university efforts to improve Native American student success and promote tribal interests.
Preliminary numbers indicate that nearly half of this year's first-year students come from diverse backgrounds. The university also set a new record for first-year and transfer student applications, even amid the pandemic.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Maryland has awarded doctoral student in the University of Arizona Department of Chemistry and Biochemisty and her thesis adviser a Gilliam Fellowship. The fellowship aims to support students and advisers in efforts to advance research, leadership and diversity in science fields.