Projects & Initiatives

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:20

Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources (IMR)

The Lowell IMR has been created to advance scientific, technological and educational aspects of mineral discovery, extraction and processing, including the environmental and societal issues that accompany these processes.

Submitted by omiltner on Tue, 01/23/2024 - 13:08

Making Arizona

Making Arizona showcases stories of Arizonans experiencing and addressing aspects of climate change. The documentary series will make use of existing knowledge of local climate experts to boil down the often daunting scope of global climate change to a local level. Screenings of the films around the state in combination with discussions are designed to spark community dialogue.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:21

Maricopa Agricultural Center

Maricopa Agricultural Center has a goal to develop, deliver, and service the best integrated agricultural technologies for all problems faced by Arizona consumers and producers.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:21

Museum of Natural History

The University of Arizona Museum of Natural History is comprised of five distinct collection and research units: herpetology, ornithology, ichthyology, mammalogy, and marine invertebrates.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:22

National Phenology Network

The USA National Phenology Network uses the Internet to bring together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators, and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the U.S.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:22

Native Nations Institute

The mission of the Native Nations Institute (NNI) is to assist in the building of capable Native Nations that can effectively pursue and ultimately realize their own political, economic, and community development objectives.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:23

Natural Products Center (NPC)

The NPC conducts interdisciplinary research leading to the discovery and development of useful natural products from plants and micro-organisms.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:24

Office of Sustainability

The Office of Sustainability works to ensure that the UA continues to be a leader in sustainability among its peers. They collaborate with partners across the University and throughout the community to coordinate environmental sustainability initiatives and communication.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:24

Poetry Center

The Poetry Center has hosted exhibitions, readings, community classes, lectures, and both visual and audio responses to the environment-art movement. The Poetry Center aims to promote poetic literacy and sustain, enrich, and advance a diverse literary culture.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:25

Program on Economics, Law, and the Environment

The ELE program generates research on contemporary issues related to the use and conservation of environmental and natural resources, taking an innovative interdisciplinary approach to pair economic insights with theory, institutions, and practice of law.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:26

Red Rock Agricultural Center (RRAC)

RRAC conducts large-scale field research projects in plant breeding, weed control, plant pathology, insect management, fertility & nitrogen management, soil conservation, alternative crops, and other areas of agronomic interest.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:26

Regional Algal Feedstock Testbed (RAFT)

The UA RAFT testbed contains three 600-L open raceway growth systems and two larger scale raceway cultivation systems for small- and large-scale algae cultivation experiments, which include capabilities for low-heat solar-powered pumping, sumps to store cultures at night to conserve heat and increase winter productivity, and for harvesting biomass and recycling media.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:27

Santa Rita Experimental Range

The Santa Rita Experimental Range is a 52,000-acre range-- the longest continuously active rangeland research facility and among the 5 oldest biological field stations in the United States. It supports research on endangered species and ecosystems.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:27

School of Sustainable Engineered Systems

The School of Sustainable Engineered Systems will be a leader in the improved design of linkages between our natural and engineered systems to sustainably provide material resources, water, energy, infrastructure, and manufactured products through innovative education, research, and outreach.

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:28

Southwest Center

The Southwest Center seeks to define, illuminate, and present, through research, teaching, and publishing, the character of the Greater Southwest: the heartland of Arizona, New Mexico, Sonora, and Chihuahua, and its peripheries.