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The grant, from the U.S. Department of Education's Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program, will fund activities focused on the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, including a student internship program, first-year writing curriculum and faculty fellowships.
Stephanie Russo Carroll, associate director of the Native Nations Institute, encourages institutions to adopt policies and practices that recognize Indigenous Peoples' right to control data on their communities, lands and cultures.
The Wildcat Writers program brings together teachers and students from UArizona and local high schools to work on shared writing projects. The community-based education program recently celebrated its 20th anniversary.
Jiang Wu, head of the university's Center for Buddhist Studies, will use the award to further research the impact of 17th-century Buddhist monk Yinyuan Longqi.
Archaeologist Terry Hunt, a leading expert on the island natively known as Rapa Nui, arrived a day after islanders discovered a previously unknown statue. It's the latest chapter in the island's long story of sustainability against the odds.
Women are as competitive as men, just motivated differently, says the director of the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, who will discuss her work at the UArizona Wonder House at South by Southwest.
Extroverts may thrive in office settings with open seating arrangements, while introverts may do better in private offices, a new study co-authored by UArizona researchers finds.
More environmentally friendly agriculture practices are needed to keep the farming industry strong in Arizona, a report from the university's Southwest Center finds.
Male red-bellied lemurs see a fourfold increase in estradiol during the third trimester of their mates' pregnancies. Researchers suspect that the hormonal shift is part of nature's way of preparing the lemurs for fatherhood.
Amplifying Blackness in the Borderlands is a new program that will allow students to create projects that explore what it means to be Black in Tucson and the Southwest.