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UArizona opens its first tribal microcampus to serve the Pascua Yaqui Tribe
A new University of Arizona microcampus will serve the Pascua Yaqui Tribe in Tucson, giving tribal members what leaders called a "homecourt advantage" to complete college degrees and certificates and access university technology, research and tutoring services.
State Tribal, Rural Areas Focus Internally for Nursing Needs
The Arizona Area Health Education Center (AzAHEC) Program at the UArizona Health Sciences recently selected the Arizona Advisory Council on Indian Health Care to develop a new American Indian Health AHEC Regional Center dedicated to developing health profession education initiatives and expanding
Tribal Area Health Education Center will address tribal health care needs, train workforce
The University of Arizona Health Sciences-based Arizona Area Health Education Center Program, also known as AzAHEC, will work with the Arizona Advisory Council on Indian Health Care to develop the new American Indian Health AHEC Regional Center.
Professor Williams is a featured speaker, alongside UA Professor Stephanie Russo Carrol and IPLP alumni Gabe Galanda and Michelle cook, for the Teaching Truth to Power: Critical Race Theory Summer School, taking place online July 18-22
This year’s sessions will explain why and how race and CRT are being deployed in current legislative assaults on honest and inclusive education and what advocates need to understand about the disinformation campaign.
College of Education program serving Arizona's Native American communities gets $1.2M boost
A University of Arizona College of Education program that provides mentorship and educational resources to Arizona's Indigenous communities will extend its reach thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the Arizona Department of Education.
Jennifer Martin Joins JAMA Network Advisory Board
Jennifer Martin, a librarian in the Health Sciences Library and clinical instructor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, has been named to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Library Advisory Board.
Arizona Law Alum, Indigenous Rights Attorney Gabriel Galanda Receives ABA Spirit of Excellence Award
Gabriel S. Galanda (‘00) has been named a recipient of the 2022 ABA Spirit of Excellence Award, presented to the lawyers who personify excellence on the national and international level and have demonstrated a commitment to racial and ethnic diversity in the legal profession.
University of Arizona’s Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program Hosts the Special Rapporteur and Offers Students Exciting Experiential Learning Opportunities
The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program (IPLP), within the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, recently launched the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNSRIP) website.
The Haury Program announces its Spring 2022 Native Pathways – Graduate Student Research Awards
The Haury Program is pleased to announce an open call for proposals to support the research of graduate students who bring knowledge and experience on matters relevant to Native American and Indigenous resilience.
A partnership blooms after UA dissertation highlights recruitment biases in higher ed
A University of Arizona doctoral student asked in her 2019 dissertation how universities recruit and which students they tried to woo.
Her findings inspired a program to connect students from a local majority Hispanic, low-income school district to University of Arizona recruiters.