Outreach

Lyn Hart was working as a nurse at Tucson's Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital when she first laid eyes on Tumamoc Hill. (Photo: Mari Cleven)
Feb. 16, 2018
A new program funded by the UA’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry is transforming the popular walking spot into a creative hub for artists and scientists.
Judy Brown, a plant virologist in the UA's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is working with African scientists and farmers to create greater awareness of a disease that is killing cacao trees. (Photo courtesy of Judy Brown)
Feb. 14, 2018
Cacao trees are dying at alarming rates in West Africa, a main source of cocoa for much of the world's chocolate production. UA plant scientist Judy Brown is trying to determine what makes them sick — and develop tools that will help growers fight for their livelihood. With UANews video.
UA students Sarah Heath Howe (far left) and Sarah Johnson (seated, second from right) meet weekly with Changemaker High School students to help them prepare for their summer trip to Japan. It will be the first time on an airplane for some of the students, like Ricardo Goodman (in the baseball cap).
Feb. 13, 2018
The College of Education is working with a Tucson charter high school on a project designed to raise awareness of cyberbullying and promote the spread of kindness online.
The Kakavas family watches an Ultimaker machine create a  3-D model.
Feb. 12, 2018
What organizers call the first 4-H Fab Lab in the country, and the first fabrication laboratory in an Arizona public school, is engaging students in STEM and fulfilling the mission of UA Cooperative Extension.
Debi Chess Mabie and Chyrl Lander on the steps of the Dunbar Pavilion. The women want the pavilion to be a gathering place for diverse voices and cultures and to increase the understanding of the historic and cultural impact of people of African descent.
Jan. 19, 2018
The Dunbar Pavilion is "one of the last remaining physical representations of the African-American community here in Tucson," according to Debi Chess Mabie.
Members of Project CENTRL Class 22, including Drew John (far left), Sine Kerr (center) and Jim Parks (second row, second from right), met with CENTRL alumni serving in the Arizona Legislature in 2014, including Frank Pratt (far right) and Gail Griffin (sixth from right).
Jan. 18, 2018
Project CENTRL, a Cooperative Extension program that began 40 years ago, helped prepare Sine Kerr for her recent appointment to the Arizona Senate in Legislative District 13.
(Photo: FJ Gaylor)
Jan. 8, 2018
Alison Hawthorne Deming, Hoshin Gupta and Pham Huu Tiep are the UA's newest Regents' Professors and will be celebrated at the annual campus ceremony on Thursday. Approved by the Arizona Board of Regents, only 3 percent of faculty members can be Regents' Professors.
Jan. 4, 2018
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has more than 1,200 members and offers classes in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Vail and Green Valley.
Dec. 30, 2017
The former Arizona Senate president restructured legislative and community relations to strengthen the UA's position with all levels of government and community leaders.

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