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Watch the story that examines how one co-created citizen science project wants to better inform communities about environmental health. This video is part of a series showing the people behind the science in our department.
Aj Moses, a doctoral student with Dr. Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, wants to be an expert in water issues, from federal and state laws to the microbial make-up of the water in our rain barrels. And with that knowledge, he wants to go into environmental policy to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves.
Iliana Manjón worked at the intersection of environmental analysis, community engagement and human health with Dr. Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta as part of the citizen science project, Gardenroots.
Watch the story that examines a clue about harmful algal blooms discovered in Tucson's Sweetwater Wetlands by Dr. Jean McLain and her former graduate student Robert Lynch. This video is part of a series showing the people behind the science in our department.
Our faculty and extension specialist Dr. Karletta Chief works with students to tackle food, energy and water challenges among indigenous communities while letting traditional values guide their work. The project – called Indigenous Food, Energy and Water Security and Sovereignty, or Indige-FEWSS – combines research internships, teaching and cultural immersion.
The name change effective July 1, 2019 eliminates redundancy and makes the department more recognizable to students interested and majoring in environmental science.