Outreach

A graphic illustration of the Dunbar School in the 1950s. (Image: Eddie Canto)
Feb. 3, 2020
A grant and faculty support from the University of Arizona is helping Tucson's Dunbar Pavilion – a former segregated school – evolve into a revitalized community center.
Jan. 27, 2020
Experts will focus on climate, space, artificial intelligence and genetic engineering – four topics that continue to change the world and influence the way people will live in the future.
Students discussed findings from the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop with community members, city officials and nonprofit organizers.
Jan. 9, 2020
Low-income households in Tucson are struggling with the cost of housing, according to findings presented by students from the annual Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop.
Incarcerated students at the Rincon unit of the state prison complex attended a class led by astronomy professor Ed Prather in November. (Photo: Arlene Islas/University Communications)
Dec. 18, 2019
Individuals incarcerated at some units of the Arizona State Prison Complex – Tucson have the opportunity to study astronomy in the University of Arizona Prison Education Program.
University of Arizona alumna and former faculty member Jeannette Maré founded Ben's Bells in 2003. This year, she reduced her hours with the nonprofit to return to school and study kindness in the Department of Communication. (Photo courtesy of Ben's Bells)
Dec. 16, 2019
Jeannette Maré enrolled as a doctoral student in the Department of Communication, where she will research how best to equip people to practice kindness during difficult conversations.
Researchers hope to improve traffic efficiency and safety on Speedway Boulevard, which runs from east to west through Tucson and the University of Arizona campus. (Photo: Jim Robison/City of Tucson)
Nov. 18, 2019
One civil and architectural engineering and mechanics professor aims to optimize traffic signal timing and improve the commute on Speedway Boulevard.
Nov. 14, 2019
Tumamoc Hill is a fragile cultural landscape, and the only way to effectively sustain its integrity is with community support and care.
Student veterans John Krause and Manny Alberto Matias modeled Operation Hat Trick merchandise to support military servicemembers and veterans.
Nov. 4, 2019
For the second year, UArizona is partnering with Operation Hat Trick, which has donated more than $1.3 million to select organizations including the Fisher House in Tucson.
Elizabeth Baldwin is principal investigator of an NSF grant to predict effective governance strategies for managing invasive species. (Photo: Anna Augustowska)
Oct. 28, 2019
Using buffelgrass as the subject of a new study, researchers hope to develop the tools and knowledge to enable proactive management of emerging threats from invasive species.

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