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The Southwest Center seeks to define, illuminate, and present, through research, teaching, and publishing, the character of the Greater Southwest: the heartland of Arizona, New Mexico, Sonora, and Chihuahua, and its peripheries.

Center Highlights

What border communities really need are solutions to address economic, health and climate problems -- and the mesquite tree can help.    
An Earth Island Institute Publication     Land is becoming dirt-poor, lacking the qualities needed to grow healthy food. Thankfully, there's a growing grassroots effort to restore our soils.   GARY PAUL NABHAN Excerpted from Food from the Radical Center: Healing Our Land and... read more

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The Southwest Center
1401 E. First St.
P.O.Box 210185
Tucson, AZ 85721-0185
Tel: (520) 621-2484
Fax: (520) 621-9922

Department Director

Jeffrey Banister
1401 E. First St..
P.O.Box 210185
Tucson, AZ 85721-0185
Tel: (520) 621-2484
Fax: (520) 621-9922 jwilder@u.arizona.edu