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NEW YORK (Sept. 13, 2018) – Eight former students who were either low-income and/or first in their family to attend college won national recognition today for remarkable contributions to their professions.

This is the link to one of the reports coming out of our community forum in Yuma.

 

http://www.kyma.com/news/public-forum-explains-e-coli-facts-and-myths-1/738402328

Joan Curry

Featured Faculty: Joan Curry, Associate Professor, Soil/Water and Environmental Science

Mely Bohlman

The goal of the Ben Avery Scholarship is to assist college sophomores, juniors, and seniors in their pursuit of a degree in a natural resource-related field and assist them to gain practical knowledge regarding land stewardship.To achieve this, the Arizona Chapter of the SWCS...

Rhine River

Dr. Atsushi Nakao, visiting scholar, joined ICOBTE2017 (http://icobte2017.ch/index.php/program/detailed-schedules), as a co-organizer of Symp 6. Long-term fate and its control for radioactive cesium and...

Juli Simons

Juli Simons, a Master’s Degree Student in the McLain laboratory, won second place in the student poster contest at the Water Resources Research Center Annual Conference on March 28, 2017. Juli’s poster, “Self-sterilizing irrigation pipelines,” describes her work assessing...

Karletta Chief

Professional of the Year

The AISES Professional of the Year Award is presented for overall leadership and technical achievement. This individual is selected from among the top candidates submitted in all categories; therefore, individual nominations are not...

Monica Ramirez-Andreotta

 

Our congratulations to Dr. Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Research Translation Core Director for the University of Arizona Superfund Research Program (UA SRP), who recently received a $2.26M Advancing Informal Science Learning Program Grant from the National Science...

University of Arizona research teams were recently awarded funding to develop monitoring strategies and guidelines for potential use by the US produce industry. Researchers include Dr. Kelly Bright, Associate Research Professor in SWES, Channah Rock, PhD,...

What about Earth’s Microbiome? is the title of a blog published in the April 22, 2015 online Scientific American by SWES Professor Raina Maier.

In this commentary Dr. Maier points out that everthing humans, do including mining, burning of fossil fuels and...

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The UA wildcat has published a video demonstrating the spring citrus harvest by members of Linking Edible Arizona Forests (LEAF). Interviewed for the video are SWES adjunct professor and L.E.A.F. project...

These Study Abroad programs offer an amazing opportunity to visit some of the least-visited places on the planet. Whereas many travel abroad experiences involve looking through a tour bus window, we offer a more intimate look at the cultures and natural history of Australia, Ecuador, and Namibia...

Darcy VanDervort

SWES graduate student Darcy VanDervort is currently a participant in the Green Academy Program.  The Academy is housed at Manzo, 2012 Green School of the year, a neighborhood elementary school of 250 pupils. The Green Academy for Garden-Based Curriculum Transformation project provides the...

Juli Simons

Juli Simons is a senior in the SWES Environmental Science Program at the UA and is focusing her studies on Natural Resources. Originally from Massachusetts, she returned to her home state this summer to do an internship with The Trustees of Reservations. Juli shares her internship experience and...

Dr. Kathy Jacobs

Katharine Jacobs, professor in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science,  is the director of the newly formed Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions. CCAS was established by the UA's...

Chorover Group

Jon Chorover, Professor of Environmental Chemistry, leads the Environmental Biogeochemistry Group with research on terrestrial systems including natural soils, estuarine sediments, mining wastes, and nuclear...