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Fall 2020 Updates
Latest updates from the Office of the Registrar on schedule of classes, class formats and more.
Our faculty and extension specialist Dr. Channah Rock investigates environmental factors that could affect leafy greens and other produce in Yuma for a multi-year study with the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration, Yuma growers, the Arizona Department of Agriculture and local irrigation districts.
Watch a sneak peek of the six-video series, created in partnership with CALS Landmark Stories, exploring the people behind the science at the University of Arizona as you’ve never seen before.
The name change effective July 1, 2019 eliminates redundancy and makes the department more recognizable to students interested and majoring in environmental science.
**Update on August 10** Doctoral student Arthur (AJ) Moses in the Department of Environmental Science has been selected for the University of Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Next Generation Fellowship in the Public Policy Track.
Ian Pepper was recognized by the UA Alumni Association as an Extraordinary Faculty of the Year for his achievements and service to the University of Arizona. As the Director of the National Science Foundation Water and Environmental Technology Center and a professor in several departments across campus, Pepper has been with the University of Arizona for over 40 years and is highly-respected leader in environmental microbiology both locally and internationally.
Amanda is an English major, but wanted to learn how to engage education and environmental science.
These four students tackle environmental challenges every day. We asked them what they enjoy about their environmental research and their major.
Nearly fifty graduate and undergraduate students presented their research during poster and oral presentations, highlight topics from microbes in soil to environmental issues with mining and tracking contamination in irrigation water.
Dr. Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta was recognized for her work involving communities impacted by pollution, poor water quality, and food insecurity at the the 185th American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Washington, D.C.
A small yet dynamic group, the SWES club combines the excitement of gaining knowledge about environmental science with seeing it applied (in many ways) in the real world.
Environmental Science faculty members Jim Walworth and Leif Abrell assist in a research project on the production of dates in Oman. The goal is to develop and equip three new laboratories in Oman to properly train employees in date palm production.
Five University of Arizona colleges are studying human and environmental risks and developing efficient solutions when it comes to the mining industry and mining industry hazards. This issue of metal mining waste is the focus of a $3.27 million research project.