Carson Zoom Event

Carson Scholars Recap Summer Activities and Look Forward to the Fall

The environmental scholars and artists who make up the 2020 cohort of the Carson Scholars Program mean to change the world—even as the world has changed around them. The 12 scholars, from disciplines as diverse as creative writing to engineering, continue to pursue both their own projects and the training the program gives them in science communication.

The potential of green infrastructure in mitigating flood impacts: Focused on the mobility of low income and minority comunities

This research advances national U.S. methods for assessing flood vulnerability and prioritizing transportation improvement investments, to ensure that no community is left stranded when the next flood occurs.

UArizona Graduate Student Wins National Storytelling Competition

Jake Meyers' video followed an urban farmer in Nairobi, Kenya. The grand prize for his piece is an expedition to Iceland with National Geographic.

Using The Loop to go back in time

The Cultural Walk reminds us that we are newcomers, just the latest arrivals in a long line of people who have found refuge and made a home in the Sonoran Desert. The informational plaques explain that the Hohokam arrived in the 1100s. Yet even they were far from the first to make this valley their home. People have been residing here for almost 4,000 years.

The Life and Death of One of America's Most Mysterious Trees

A symbol of life, an ancient sundial or just firewood? Tree-ring scientists trace the origin of a tree log unearthed almost a century ago.

Home Grown: How drying vegetables cuts down on food waste

One of the oldest domestic arts, dehydrating foods at home provides an easy, economical way to save surplus food for a later time and in turn, decrease agriculture waste.