UA Student Balances Heritage and Hydropower in the HimalayasOctober 25, 2016
With hydropower projects threatening the food security and traditions of rural Nepalese farmers, UA graduate student Arica Crootof is heading to the Himalayas to help broker a win-win solution.
Ben Wilder Named Interim Director of UA's Tumamoc HillOctober 21, 2016
Desert ecologist Benjamin Wilder has been named to oversee Tumamoc Hill, an 860-acre ecological reserve and U.S. National Historic Landmark owned and operated by the University.
Southwest Climate Outlook October 2016October 20, 2016
Water year precipitation to date was below average in much of the Southwest, particularly in Southern California, most of southern Arizona, and western New Mexico, while northern Arizona and eastern New Mexico were average to above average. In a reversal from last month’s forecasts, La Niña is back on the horizon for this winter.
New Sustainable Development Initiative Launches at the UAOctober 20, 2016
The University of Arizona's College of Social & Behavioral Sciences is excited to announce that it has established a new programmatic initiative on sustainable development & environment, focused on the role of the social sciences in solving the grand challenges of sustainable development. The initiative will be led by Diana Liverman, a Regents' Professor in the School of Geography and Development.
Colorado River Delta Flows Help Birds, Plants, GroundwaterOctober 19, 2016
Two growing seasons after the engineered spring flood of 2014, the delta’s birds, plants and groundwater continue to benefit, according to a report by a binational, UA-led team.