Gracie Stevens reflects on her visit to the “House of Little Wings”: The first thing our group did upon arriving in Arizona was visit the refugee hospitality center, Casa Alitas. It is a program run in Tucson, Arizona that helps get refugees or asylum seekers off the roads and starts them on their new lives … Keep reading »
First Days in Tucson
Tucson is a sprawling and vibrant city of a half million people in southeastern Arizona. June is a hot month in this part of the world, with temperatures reaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the afternoons. But “it’s a dry heat,” as people often say, with low humidity and cooler temperatures in the mornings. Running in … Keep reading »
Here is what we hope students will learn while spending three weeks in the Desert Southwest.
Welcome to Ecological Economics in Arizona
Today is the first day of a new and innovative course, a partnership between the Business Department and Athletics. Jerrell Ross Richer, professor of economics, and Rustin Nyce, head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track teams, are team-teaching a class called Ecological Economics in Arizona. Here is how we described the … Keep reading »