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Methane Remote Sensing Results in Voluntary Reduction of over One Million Tons CO2e

As a direct result of surveys detecting methane emissions from oil and gas, waste, and agricultural sites using innovative remote-sensing technology, 44 individual California facilities voluntarily took corrective actions between 2017 and 2021, preventing the equivalent of 1.2 million metric tons of CO2 from escaping into the atmosphere.

June 9, 2022

Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy hosts inaugural workshop for federal agencies

At the UArizona Washington DC Center for Outreach & Collaboration, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy in partnership with the Udall Foundation, hosted the first ever workshop in the United States focused on federal agency use of geospatial online tools for public participation.

May 24, 2022

UArizona joins coalition to pursue a carbon neutral economy

Arizona energy providers, state universities to develop clean hydrogen ecosystem and reduce state emissions

May 13, 2022

Associate Vice President of Tech Parks Arizona appointed President of International Association of Science Parks, North America

Carol Stewart, Associate Vice President of Tech Parks Arizona for UArizona, has been appointed the new International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation North America Division President on the International Board of Directors.

Sept. 21, 2021

Greg Collins Appointed New Associate Vice President of Resilience and International Development

After more than a decade-long tenure at the United States Agency for International Development, Greg Collins joins the University of Arizona as its new associate vice president of resilience and international development.

Sept. 16, 2021
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UArizona ASEMS Program Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

The University of Arizona’s ASEMS program was recently recognized by a prominent diversity and inclusion publication for its commitment to facilitating the recruitment and retention of women and underrepresented students into STEM fields.

Aug. 16, 2021
The ASEMS program staff, Advisory Board, and faculty mentors, 2021-2022

Communicating science with illustration: A Q&A with Betsy Cantwell

Elizabeth "Betsy" Cantwell, senior vice president for research and innovation, talks about why she enthusiastically supports the use of illustration to communicate science. "I grew up reading science fiction and comic books, and I'm still a huge fan," she says. "I love how a good illustration can rev up your imagination and send it charging off to explore new worlds and ideas."

June 1, 2021
illustration in the style of vintage comic book covers with a nod to space exploration

Women Are Laying the Groundwork for A Brighter Future: Here Are Five to Connect With

It’s important to recognize women’s work, vision, and potential. To start, here is a list of five women in STEM who contribute greatly to the University of Arizona and our Southern Arizona communities.

March 31, 2021

Clams Tell the Story of a Changing Climate

Giant clams write a “diary” of their lives in their shells. Dan Killam, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Arizona, studies these amazing bivalves at the university’s Biosphere 2.

March 24, 2021

Resilience for Urban Ecosystems

Ph.D. student Allie Bernett studies the movements of bobcats, coyotes and javelina around Tucson; gathering data which can be used to inform policy and management decisions affecting the well-being of human and animal populations.

Feb. 4, 2021

Data Analysis Targets Food Security ‘Hot Spots’

Tom Evans and his research team at UArizona are using geographic information systems and data sets to track food insecurity “hot spots” triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dec. 11, 2020

Navajo Hydrologist Aims to Safeguard the Resources of Her People

Inspired by her family and traditional upbringing on the Navajo Nation, Ph.D. student Nikki Tulley dedicates her life to restoring balance and tackling water insecurities among Indigenous communities.

Dec. 7, 2020