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UA Part of $6M research of American Indian Health


Public health researchers at the University of Arizona, along with researchers at two other higher education institutions in the state, have earned a $6 million grant to investigate health issues in American Indian communities. The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities awarded the five-year grant to a statewide team… Read More →

ASU recognized for American Indian education


A new study, “For Our Children: A Study and Critical Discussion of the Influences on American Indian and Alaska Native Education Policy,” cites Arizona State University as one of the most influential universities in American Indian education and recognizes American Indian Studies Director and Professor John Tippeconnic as one of the most “influential people in… Read More →

HUD Supports Native American housing in Arizona

by in Business News | Real Estate

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $563 million to 353 American Indian and Alaskan Native entities that represent 539 tribes across the U.S.  HUD awarded 16 Arizona Native American communities $127.5 million provided through the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program.  These funds are distributed annually to eligible Indian tribes or… Read More →

Heard Museum names interim president and CEO

Heard Museum - President and CEO retiring

Mark Bonsall, chair of the Heard Museum Board of Trustees, has announced the board’s selection of Lee Peterson as interim president and CEO of the Heard. Peterson will act as the museum’s interim CEO upon the retirement of the current CEO, Letitia Chambers, who recently announced her retirement effective July 31. A search committee has been formed,… Read More →