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Rodolfo Peon's Work on Solar Desalination is published in the Sonoran Desert Researchers website

Submitted on January 30, 2018

Rodolfo Peon-Anaya, ALRS PhD Candidae and Christopher Yazzie, MS Candidate in Chemical &  Environmental Engineering are volunteers in the desalination project at the Navajo Nation's area in Arizona.  

Their more than two years of volunteering work involved supporting design, construction and testing of multiple types of desalination units. These activities were very instructive but they also provided them  with technical challenges that they are now each addressing in their respective thesis dissertations.

Ladd Keith is now Assistant Professor in Planning & Sustainable Built Environments at CAPLA

Submitted on July 13, 2017

Ladd Keith has accepted a new tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Planning & Sustainable Built Environments and Chair of the Sustainable Built Environments Program at UA’s College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture starting this fall. He is currently the college’s Director of Academic Initiatives and Student Success and Lecturer in Planning.

Saleh Ahmed wins a Confluence Center Grant

Submitted on July 13, 2017

In the summer of 2016, when Saleh, a third year PhD candidate in Arid Lands Resource Sciences with a minor in Global Change, spent two months in coastal Bangladesh as part of his pre-doctoral dissertation fieldwork on climate adaptation, he realized that for many local farmers access to climate information is not just an issue to the availability of information, sometimes these can be due to structural challenges, such as illiteracy, or absence of electronic media in the region.

Robert Varady honored for leadership and service to the Udall Center and University of Arizona

Submitted on May 24, 2017
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Senior Vice President for Research, Discovery & Innovation, Kimberly Espy, recognized Varady’s recent tenure as interim director of the Udall Center from January 2016 to March 2017 and for his long-standing service to the university at an event early in May held at the UA Union Gallery.

As reported in the UDall Center News website: