Federal Entities Rally in Support of NEO Surveyor Mission
This year, the University of Arizona’s Near Earth Object Surveyor Mission led by PI, Dr. Amy Mainzer stood out from the rest of the chaos and experienced uniform support from the Biden Administration, NASA, and Congress.
Dr. Richard Carmona Honored with Alumni Public Service Award
Richard H. Carmona MD, MPH, FACS, is being honored with the 2021 Public Service Award by the University of Arizona Alumni Association in recognition of a career of public service and support of COVID-19 response in Arizona.
UA Welcomes Tribal Leaders from Across U.S. for Two-Day Summit on Education
The Tribal Leaders Summit on Oct. 21 and 22 showcased the university's research and programs that aim to serve Indigenous communities and students. Campus leaders sought guidance from tribal leaders about ways to improve those efforts.
Arizona Universities to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Employees, Including Student Workers
Arizona’s three state universities will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to comply with new federal requirements, university officials announced on Friday. The University of Arizona said university employees, including student workers and graduate assistants and associates, have to show proof of full vaccination by Dec. 8 unless they have received a religious or disability accommodation.
University of Arizona Launches Program to Work with Tribes on Sustainability
The University of Arizona will partner with Native American nations to address the environmental challenges faced by those communities, offering expertise in environmental research, renewable technologies, and agriculture through the new Indigenous Resilience Center. "They are the ones identifying their priorities and there are indigenous scientists leading the way with indigenous students involved with the research," said center director Karletta Chief.