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Faculty Ian Pepper, Charles Gerba, Walter Betancourt and others at the University of Arizona Water and Energy Sustainable Technology Center (WEST Center) are testing wastewater across the country to trace coronavirus prevalence in communities and help public health officials better prepare for the future.
Alumna Elizabeth “Liz” Schubert (BS Environmental Science ’19) never thought she would know—or care—so much about soils. But now, this first-generation University of Arizona graduate uses her environmental knowledge in AmeriCorps as a Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) Stem Coach Coordinator.
Faculty Charles Gerba explains how some disinfectants work better than others, how some cultural differences can spread the virus, whether or not the heat of an Arizona summer will be enough to kill the virus, the role of microfiber in this situation, and a lot more.
Faculty Dr. Channah Rock provides her expertise on the safety of tap and drinking water in and around Phoenix, including tribal water and private wells. Federal, local and tribal water agencies adhere to strict protocols to treat drinking water in Arizona.
Currently working in finance and getting her online degree in environmental science, Melanie Swanson (BS Environmental Science '21) wants to pivot her career—motivated to make an impact on the conservation of wildlife and the environment.
JoRee LaFrance, doctoral candidate in environmental science, is one of 12 women chosen for the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute’s fellowship focused on connecting and supporting visionary women leaders on a global scale.