Dr. Don Slack recently received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Chapingo Autonomous University in in Texcoco, Mexico, near Mexico City, for his extensive work supporting both the university and their students. Dr. Slack's storied career landed him at the University of Arizona in 1984 and in 1987 he started his relationship in with Chapingo Autonomous University. Since 1987, "Dr. Slack has work[ed] closely with Chapingo. He helped create graduate programs in agricultural engineering at the University, hosted undergraduate interns from Chapingo at the UA, and participated in a six-month visiting professorship. In that time, he has supported more than 30 graduate students who have come to Arizona for advanced degrees in various departments, including Biosystems Engineering; Environmental Science; the School of Natural Resources and the Environment; and Hydrology and Water Resources. Dr. Slack has continued this great relationship with Chapingo to this day, recently developing "an initiative establishing two doctoral-level dual degree programs, one through the School of Natural Resources and the Environment and the other through the Department of Biosystems Engineering." His 30 plus years of collaboration and support of Chapingo Autonomous University culminated with a huge celebration and in Texcoco where Dr. Slack received his honorary doctorate degree. Dr. Slack is Professor of Biosystems Engineering and Faculty Fellow at UA Global, among many other titles. The full story by UA News can be found here: https://compass.arizona.edu/news/2019/07/don-slack-receives-honorary-degree-chapingo-autonomous-university.