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Recent News

ENR2: Where Art and Science Meet

September 16, 2015

Local artists Joe O'Connell and Ty Augsburger have added a whimsical, highly detailed touch to the new building.

The width of the annual tree rings of blue oaks (Quercus douglasii) in central California reflects how much winter rain falls each year. The same winter storms that water those oaks bring snow to California’s Sierra Nevada.

Sierra Nevada Snowpack Lowest in 5 Centuries

September 14, 2015

New research from the UA’s Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research shows that snowpack in California’s Sierra Nevada was at historically low levels this year, which has implications for water use and wildfires.

5 Facts About UA's Greenest Building

September 14, 2015

The vision for what would become Environment & Natural Resources 2 began in the last decade, and now the building stands as an image of the University of Arizona's commitment to sustainability.

With the recent dedication of the building, we take a moment to consider five interesting facts about the building.