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Ian Pepper, Charles Gerba, and Walter Betancourt participate in a study researching COVID-19 in wastewater, discovering how the virus can spread and specific locations and temperatures where the virus thrives.
Three stories created by Landmark Stories in partnership with the Department of Environmental were recognized with national Telly Awards (Tackling Environmental Challenges; The Making of a Metalhead Scientist; Next Hopi Scientist).
Channah Rock, professor and water quality extension specialist, was highlighted by the food safety media, The Packer, for her vital part in keeping our produce and water safe.
We sadly couldn't meet in person, but watch this short video to hear a few words from our department head, Jon Chorover, and see the Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral Degrees awarded to our students graduating in spring and summer 2020.
Alumnus Stefan Walston’s (MS Soil, Water Environmental Science ’13) current title is a mouthful. But as a Water Utilities Process Coordinator in the City of Tempe, he weaves microbiology and water expertise with life lessons from military service and private sector to solve water quality issues.
To slow or prevent the transmission of viruses, such as the novel coronavirus, continuously active disinfectants could provide a new line of defense, according to a recent University of Arizona study released on the health sciences preprint server MedRxiv by faculty Luisa Ikner and Charles Gerba.
ENVS alumna Kelly Reynolds, chair of the College of Public Health Department of Community, Environment, and Policy and director of Environment, Exposure Science and Risk Assessment Center, collaborates with the Tucson Fire Department to develop a training video detailing protocols for first responders for avoiding infection during the COVID-19 outbreak.
To complete her honor's thesis, environmental science major Rae Pickens wanted to create a science-art collaboration for the Tucson community. See how and why she created a climate art sculpture.
For the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we celebrate four of our students putting research into action through illustrations and community engagement to film-making and cooking expertise.
Socioeconomic factors affect countless other life outcomes but they do not predict the success of a citizen scientist, according to research and recent publication by faculty Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta and recent UArizona alumna Leona Davis.