Tucson, Ariz. – It is estimated that neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease) affect over 55 million people worldwide.
Yuma’s 6th Annual Harvest Dinner, held Thursday, February 25, once again brought industry leaders, local harvesters and friends of the agriculture community together to celebrate Yuma’s contribution to our nation’s dinner tables and raise funds for the Yuma County Ag Producers Scholarship Fund.
“To be the most sought-after place to be a part of we must commit to the most thought-diverse and inclusive environment. Our range of disciplines helps and zero tolerance must be part of our DNA. But it’s not the 'why' or the 'what' we’ll have problems with; even with the best intentions, we don’t always know 'how.' CALS' Diversity Committee is dedicated to delivering tangible strategies so we can meet our goal.” – Dean Shane Burgess
Hosted by the UA's BIO5 Institute, the College of Science, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, it gives visitors to the Tucson Festival of Books the opportunity to learn about research and experience innovation.