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UA project leaders and community partners receive a $600,000 grant from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice to initiate project-based STEM learning in predominantly Hispanic and Native American schools. (Photo Credit: Matt Doolen)

Community Impacts Ripple Out from Challenge Grant Winners

April 26, 2017

<p>A team led by a UA assistant extension specialist won the second $600,000 challenge grant from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice during an evening of presentations and art.</p>

Creative Writing faculty member Susan Briante at orientation in Patagonia, AZ. (By Alison Hawthorne Deming)

The Haury Program Awards Two UA Professors

April 26, 2017

Alison Hawthorne Deming and Nina Rabin received Change Maker awards from the Haury Program to continue their outstanding efforts in social justice and environment. 

Charlotte Pearson organizes samples for radiocarbon dating. She says tree rings provide "a window into the past." (Photo credit: Mari Cleven)

Radiocarbon Dating Gets a Postmodern Makeover

April 23, 2017

<p>By developing new ways to use radiocarbon in tree rings, UA dendrochronologist Charlotte Pearson builds on the legacies of scientists before her, including the famed polymath Andrew Douglass.</p>