Dr. Robert C. Robbins became the 22nd president of the University of Arizona on June 1 after serving as the president and CEO of the Texas Medical Center in Houston from 2012 to 2017.
The first time Abdi Abdirahman ran with a track team, he was wearing boots. Not the athletic gear you’d expect of a future star — but, then, Abdirahman’s story is anything but typical.
Gary Paul Nabhan sees access to healthy and affordable food as a basic human right, and he has a committed ally in the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Gary Paul Nabhan and Rod Wing are two of 115 endowed chairs at the University of Arizona. Like all endowed professorships, Nabhan’s W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems and Wing’s Bud Antle Endowed Chair for Excellence in Agriculture and Life Sciences are long-term partnerships between exceptional scholars and donors who are deeply committed to a cause or field of study.
From agricultural sciences to folklore, cutting-edge nutrition to ancient food systems, UA researchers have a long history of researching, documenting and promoting the borderland culinary heritage that makes Tucson a distinct food city.
Alton Jimerson, 11, says what he learned last year during his weeklong stay at the American Indian Youth Wellness Camp changed his life.
Mesquite trees not only decorate the UA campus, they also provide tasty bean pods that can be harvested and used for cooking.
In 2012, graduate student Michelle Sun and four undergraduates wanted to help fellow students who were going hungry.
So far this year, more than 74 rattlesnake bites to humans have been reported to the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center.