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Commencement to Honor High Achievers

April 30, 2017

<p>Seven seniors will be recognized for their significant accomplishments as undergraduates at the UA's Commencement ceremony. One senior, Abdullah Bader Aleidan, is receiving a degree in environmental engineering and will continue his education at John Hopkins University to pursue a master's degree in chemical engineering. </p>

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>

A haboob, or dust storm, blowing into Ahwatukee, near Phoenix, as seen from the top of South Mountain, looking south on July 23, 2011.

UA Researchers Help Make Arizona a Climate-Ready State

April 24, 2017

<p>Extreme weather events are climate sensitive public health hazards in Arizona. Researchers from the UA's Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health co-authored the 2017 Arizona Climate and Health Adaptation Plan, which is intended to describe activities that state and local agencies may wish to adapt in building resilience against extreme weather events.</p>