UA Secures Funding for NASA NEO Surveyor Mission
In the FY22 omnibus, UA secures $143.2 million for the UA-led NASA Near-Earth Object Surveyor Mission. The critical mission would make significant progress in identifying the majority of NEO's large enough to cause severe regional or global damage.
New UA Affinity Group Holds First In-Person Community Meeting
A new affinity group has been created to bring together faculty and staff who are actively engaged in the community. Whether that engagement is through teaching and learning, research, outreach, or service, there is a lot we can learn from each other so we can leverage partnerships and maximize our community impact.
Representative Pawlik Tours UA College of Nursing Facility in Gilbert
Arizona Representative Jennifer Pawlik from Legislative District 17 joined the College of Nursing faculty and the state relations team for a tour of the University of Arizona’s Gilbert site. The location is in the heart of Downtown GIlbert and is anchored by a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program that emphasizes integrative health by blending conventional medicine with complimentary approaches to Mind-Body-Spirit and wellbeing.
GCR Joins President Robbins and Community Leaders on Visit to Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professionals
Last week Community Relations joined President Robbins as he led Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert, Pima JTED Superintendent & CEO Kathy Prather, Banner-University Medical Center Tucson CEO Sarah Frost, Don Bourn, and others on a visit to the Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professionals in Houston.
College of Engineering Dean Provides Update to the Arizona Legislative Mining Caucus
The Arizona Mining Caucus invited David Hahn, Dean of the University of Arizona College of Engineering, to the State Capitol to provide an update on the progress of the new School of Mining.
Senator Sinema Holds Space and Defense Roundtable on Campus
United States Senator Kyrsten Sinema visited campus last week to tour UA’s hypersonics facilities and to discuss space and defense issues with UA experts and industry partners in Southern Arizona. President Robbins and Engineering Dean David Hahn thanked Sinema for her continued support for UA, including hypersonic research and support for the NEO Surveyor mission.