• Seminar Speaker Grants

    IE offers grants of $200 to $1,000 to affiliated faculty and campus student organizations to bring exceptional seminar speakers to campus.

  • Arielle Smith levels a light sensor mounted on a tree branch
    Informing choices, advancing solutions

    Harnessing the collaborative and interdisciplinary expertise at the University of Arizona and among our many partners, the Institute of the Environment links cutting-edge knowledge and know-how with real-world issues to help all societies better understand Earth's natural systems and chart the best course for a more vibrant, sustainable world.

    Photo Credit:

    Ty Taylor

  • A Beach (for Carl Sagan) (2016). Photo: Andrew Yang.
    Nonstop Discovery In The City

    Grains of sand become stars and city planning issues make good theater when the UA Arts, Environment & Humanities Network spotlights urban environments.

    Photo Credit:

    Andrew Yang.

  • Las Cruces, New Mexico was one of four U.S. cities that participated in dialogues about local climate-related risks based on critical thresholds for extreme weather events. Photo: Courtesy of Las Cruces Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.
    Cities Prepare for Extreme Weather Events in a Changing Climate

    City officials from four cities in the south-central United States work with a team including Institute of the Environment researchers to address extreme weather concerns using city-specific climate information.

    Photo Credit:

    Courtesy of Las Cruces Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.

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Annual Report

Highlights include efforts to inform decision makers about drought and climate change in the Southwest, recruitment of a new generation of exceptional environmental leaders of tomorrow through our Carson Scholars Program for outstanding graduate students.
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Strategic Plan

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