Karletta Chief in San Juan River

Karletta Chief Receives AGU Ambassador Award and Conferred Fellowship

Karletta Chief, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the University of Arizona Department of Environmental Science and Principal Investigator for the NSF-NRT “Indige-FEWSS” program, is one of 36 American Geophysical Union honorees this year, receiving the AGU Ambassador Award and a conferred fellowship.

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Indige-FEWSS partners with the Navajo Nation in COVID-19 response

The relationships developed through the Indige-FEWSS partnership with Diné College and Navajo communities has allowed UArizona faculty and students to provide expert advice, technology and donations to support Navajo resiliece during the pandemic.

Jeri Wilcox with a backpacking pack on in a forest

How Jeri Wilcox's Passion for Sustainability Shapes Her UArizona Experience

Junior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Jeri Wilcox, tells us about her UArizona experience and her time as Co-Director for Students for Sustainability.

With pandemic thwarting workshops, NASA training for tribes goes digital

More perspectives often make for stronger problem solving — and it never hurts if one of those perspectives comes from high above the issue.

Economic collapse, extreme heat pushing up unpaid electric bills across Arizona

Unpaid electric bills are mounting for Tucson Electric Power customers due to the coronavirus pandemic and the recent extreme heat.

Study shows over 1.1 million urban people in US live in homes without proper indoor plumbing

A team of researchers from King's College London, the University of Arizona and ECONorthwest has found that an estimated 1.1 million urban people in the U.S. live in homes without proper indoor plumbing.

This is a war: Cross-border fight over water erupts in Mexico

Farmers in Mexico ambushed soldiers and seized a dam to stop water payments to the United States, in a sign of growing conflict over increasingly scarce resources. 

Zoom screen share from Native Know-How webinar

Recap of the Native Know-How Workshop

On September 23, 2020, the UArizona Native Nations Institute (NNI) led the Native Know-How workshop, sponsored by the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice (Haury Program). The webinar addressed UArizona leaders, scholars, and students, and the presenters provided attendees with tools and knowledge to understand cultural and governmental issues when working with Native Americans and tribal entities.