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$2M Endowed Chair in Israel Studies Will Honor UA Alumnus

The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies in the University of Arizona's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has received a commitment from Bettina B. and Kenneth A. Plevan to honor their son.

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Osher Foundation Awards Second Endowment to UA Institute

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has more than 1,200 members and offers classes in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Vail and Green Valley.

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A Brother’s Gifts Preserve a Distinctive Body of Fashion Photography

George Silano has made two major gifts to the Center for Creative Photography — the archive of his brother’s work and a gift in his will representing a significant portion of his estate.

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Joellen Russell Named Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Chair in Integrative Science

Joellen Russell, a University of Arizona associate professor of biogeochemical dynamics, was named the Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Chair in Integrative Science. The Thomas R. Brown Foundations donated $2.5 million in 2008 to establish the endowment that funds the chair.