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May 26, 2017
The Udall Center hosted a Strategic Visioning Retreat for all staff members on May 24, 2017. This retreat was a chance to pause and reflect on where the center wants to go – potential new directions, strengthening teamwork within the Center, thematic choices, new engagements, and above all, re-envisioning our mission and relevance.
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May 22, 2017
Colleagues gathered this past week at a reception in the UA Union Gallery to honor Robert Varady, Research Professor of Environmental Policy at the Udall Center. The event, hosted by 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.
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May 17, 2017
The Udall Center Fellows Program, entering its 28th year, announces the selection of four UA faculty members as 2017-18 Fellows. This year’s Fellows come from three colleges: Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS), the College of Science, and the James E. Rogers College of Law
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April 18, 2017
Two University of Arizona units—the Udall Center’s Native Nations Institute and Climate Assessment for the Southwest, which is housed at the Institute of the Environment—convened a policy forum on Indigenous cultural uses of water April 11- 13, 2017. Twenty-five tribal leaders and staff, Indigenous graduate students, and university faculty exchanged ideas for one and a half days to identify processes that Indigenous communities have used to strategically advance their water priorities via governance, policy, and programmatic actions.
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April 15, 2017
The Honorable Fran Ulmer of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission Chair will be speaking on April 17, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, at the Student Union Ventana Room. The talk is co-sponsored by the Institute on Science for Global Policy, the University of Arizona College of Engineering, and the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy.
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April 14, 2017
The University of Arizona Office of Research, Discovery and Innovation, in collaboration with the Institute of the Environment and the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, invites applications for 3-4 two-year research appointments in the recently established postdoctoral cluster hire, Bridging Biodiversity and Conservation Science (BBCS): Forecasting Future Operating Environments.
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March 27, 2017
Christopher Scott, PhD, has been appointed to head the Udall Center by the UA Senior Vice President for Research, Kimberly Andrews Espy. Dr. Scott brings leadership, networking, and a strong scholarly record that will strengthen the Center’s innovative policy research, outreach, and engagement.
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March 8, 2017
March 2017 is the 30th anniversary of the Udall Center’s founding. It was in March 1987 that the Arizona Board of Regents approved the Udall Center’s charter.
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March 7, 2017
How physically active are you may depend, in part, on the design of your neighborhood. Udall Center researcher Adriana Zuniga-Teran and her coauthors examined the effects of four different neighborhood designs on physical activity and wellbeing...
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February 17, 2017
The Udall Center Fellows Program is in its 27th 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 2017-18.