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Work has begun on the plan that will get the University to carbon-neutral by 2040

Efforts are underway to wean the University of Arizona off fossil fuels and go carbon-neutral by 2040 – perhaps even sooner. As a first step toward that goal, the Office of Sustainability is leading the development of the University's first Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.

April 18, 2023

Applied Research Building Grand Opening Celebration included tours, music, remarks

"You can't translate research into applied science without an investment in fundamental discovery," said UArizona President Robert C. Robbins. 

April 6, 2023
The University of Arizona Pep band plays outside the new Applied Research Building

Bridging Academia and Industry

The University of Arizona is collaborating with Amgen, a global leader in biotechnology, to strengthen and diversify the nation’s STEM workforce.

March 7, 2023

Jacob Blais: Live Sustainably with Less Tension

Jacob Blais is a senior studying Natural Resources, and will pursue a Ph.D. in Ecosystem Science. As an intern for a NASA undergraduate research lab, he studies soil respiration in the Sonoran Desert.

Dec. 1, 2022

Maya Tainatongo: Down to Earth

As a Next Generation Intern and Biological technician for Saguaro National Park, Maya Tainatongo, an undergraduate student at UArizona, promotes engagement and educates students about ecological processes in the park.

Oct. 7, 2022

Meet Lexis!

Lexis Meza, a sophomore majoring in Biology, has been selected to join The Earth Grant as a Program Assistant after being a member of last year’s student cohort. She will be co-managing leadership workshops, social media, and outreach activities.  

 

Oct. 4, 2022

Introducing the 2022-23 Student Cohort

The Earth Grant, a year-long leadership development program for select students, welcomes this year’s cohort of 24 students. 

 

Sept. 6, 2022

Research, Innovation & Impact's Emily Kotay Selected As a Fulbright U.S. Scholar

Congratulations to Emily Kotay upon her selection as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar for 2022-2023. Kotay will be participating in the Fulbright Germany Seminar for U.S. Administrators in International Education. 

July 12, 2022

Podcast Series: UArizona’s Place In Space with Zach Yentzer

Zach Yentzer, host of Tipping Point and executive director of Tucson Young Professionals, is proud to showcase the university’s space-related endeavors through a series of conversations, where he coined Tucson as the “Space City of the Southwest”, alongside faculty and staff.

June 22, 2022

UArizona, Global Resilience Partnership, and U.S. Agency for International Development Convene to Advance Resilience Measurement

On May 17-18th 2022, the University of Arizona, the Global Resilience Partnership, and the United States Agency for International Development convened a group of experts and development practitioners at the UArizona Washington, D.C. Center with aim to advance resilience measurement.

June 22, 2022

UArizona Recognizes Women in Research and Innovation

Through the inaugural Women of Impact Awards, the university will embrace and empower women who through their work are addressing society's most pressing challenges.

June 10, 2022

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

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