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December 10, 2019
Adriana Zuniga (Udall Center and CAPLA) and Andrea Gerlak (Udall Center and School of Geography & Development) recently led efforts to promote green infrastructure adoption at Star Academic High School in Tucson’s south side. Through a university-community partnership, UArizona professors, graduate and undergraduate students worked with high school students to transform their school by harnessing rainwater to support local vegetation. This video captures their latest efforts.
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December 9, 2019
Adriana Zuniga gave a talk at the Arizona Senior Academy last Nov. 27, 2019 about the project “Tucson Verde para Todos” that is led by Andrea Gerlak and funded by several organizations including the Haury Program, the UA Green Fund, and the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture. This project aims to address environmental justice issues around green infrastructure in Tucson, AZ.
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October 10, 2019
Stephanie Buechler and America Lutz-Ley publish a new article on youth and global environmental change in Mexico entitled 'Livelihoods with Multiple Stressors: Gendered Youth Decision-making under Global Change in rural NW Mexico’ in the journal Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space.
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September 12, 2019
Chris Scott (Udall Center director) and Margaret Wilder (associate faculty member) present keynote talks at “Water Security Week,” held by our long-time collaborator, the Instituto Mexicano de la Tecnología del Agua (IMTA) in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Sept. 9-11, 2019.
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September 3, 2019
The IWRA just published a new Water International Policy Brief titled "Putting Water Security to Work," written by Udall Center director Chris Scott and UWE professor Chad Staddon. The special issue addresses sustainability, metrics, community participation, equity and more. Click to read the full policy brief!
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July 30, 2019
Last April 9, 2019, the Governing Board of the Sunnyside Unified School District recognized the work of the team working on the project Tucson Verde para Todos at their offices located at 2238 E Ginter Rd., Tucson, Arizona.
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July 19, 2019
Len Necefer travels to D.C. to testify before the Committee on Natural Resources regarding Oil and Gas Development
May 10, 2019
Photograph from Robert's retirement dinner with the Udall staff
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March 22, 2019
The Udall Center Fellows Program is in its 29th year! It is a genuinely unique enterprise on this campus and has served as a model for similar programs elsewhere. Here’s why you should consider applying for 2019-20.
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March 21, 2019
I was fortunate enough to be invited to participate in the 2nd International Congress Water for the Future that was held in Mendoza, Argentina, on March 7-9, 2019 – my second visit to the city. It was great to be in Mendoza again and visit our Argentinean colleagues from the National Scientific and Technical Research Council, or CONICET.