'Arizona Illustrated' to Feature University Distinguished Professor Robert Robichaux

UA News Services
Feb. 10, 2003

KUAT-TV, Channel 6, nightly newsmagazine "Arizona Illustrated" is hosting a series of videos featuring the work and qualities of some of the University of Arizona's most outstanding faculty.

Recently inducted University Distinguished Professor Robert H. Robichaux will be featured on a segment of tonight's show at 6:30 p.m.

Robichaux, of the ecology and evolutionary biology department, has made a tremendous impact on undergraduate education at the University of Arizona. Besides teaching a large section of biology, he leads a novel conservation biology internship program in addition to providing instruction, advising and mentoring with local organizations over the summer months. He is currently working toward restoring populations and genetic diversity of the endangered Hawaiian silversword.

For more about the faculty honored in thie series, click here.

The video profiles featured over the past few weeks were produced by UA News Services and the Provost's Office with production assistance by Tucson's Video Workshop. (NOTE: See video profiles of many of the Regents' and Distinguished Professors at The ClipBox

The program, hosted by Bill Buckmaster, is broadcast weeknights at 6:30 p.m., and usually repeats at midnight.

"Arizona Illustrated" is produced by KUAT-TV, an affiliate of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). KUAT-TV is part of the KUAT Communications Group, an educational broadcast and production resource of the University of Arizona.