Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our offices and rooms in the ENR2 building are closed to the public, but you can reach us, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM, at (520) 626-4345 or by email to mmheard@arizona.edu.

 

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Changing the world starts at home. Join us as we chart the course towards creating a more vibrant, sustainable planet.

The environmental issues we face today demand to be met with a combination of discovery and drive. With dozens of environment-related degrees and clubs to choose from, the University of Arizona can set you on a path of real-world, hands-on experience that will prepare you for a future of work that makes an impact.

By connecting some of the world’s leading educators and researchers with students and community members, Arizona Environment is working to confront the unique environmental challenges of the 21st century.

Students

From clubs and committees to courses and degrees, there are myriad ways for students to get involved with environmental issues at UArizona.

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Researchers

Find funding opportunities and help us continue to break new ground in studies related to the environment and sustainability.

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Community

Discover how UArizona is teaming up with organizations across the region to make an impact in fields ranging from renewable energy to wildfire management.

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About AIR

Harnessing the university’s collaborative expertise, the Arizona Institutes for Resilience links knowledge and know-how with real-world issues to help us create a more sustainable future.

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Feeling Blue? Go Green!

With about 350 days of sunshine a year and a vast learning laboratory of desert, sky islands, cities, and even a nearby sea, the University of Arizona offers infinite opportunities for research, education, and engagement with the surrounding environment. Discover all the ways you can get involved, from majors and minors to clubs and activities.

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A newsmaker interview with former US Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona plus the “once in a generation” storm impacting Texas and much of the nation. We talk with University of Arizona Climate Scientist Dr. Zack Guido.

Hispanic Households Most Impacted by COVID-19 Job Disruptions, Food Insecurity in Arizona

According to survey data, 59% of Hispanic households in Arizona reported job disruptions in the first four months of the pandemic, compared to 22% of non-Hispanic white households.

How Trump’s Attempt at a Wall on U.S.-Mexico Border Damaged the Environment & Local Wildlife

Now that President Joe Biden has stopped the construction of Trump’s wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, media outlets and environmental organizations are finally getting a clearer view of the destruction that has been done to the borderlands.

Along the Southwest Border, Trump’s Wall Is Only One of the Insults He Left Behind

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