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Close up of page from The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change
September 23, 2014 | Proximities

Proximities reviews The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change, written by Yoram Bauman with illustrations by Grady Klein. Bauman, "the world's first and only stand-up economist," will perform at UA on September 29.

Agnese Haury, who died at age 90 in March 2014, was the widow of renowned UA pro
September 22, 2014 | UANews

The University of Arizona will establish a program focused on environment, society and the Southwest thanks to a significant donation made to the University of Arizona Foundation for the benefit of the UA.

Wildcat Hill. (Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun, file)
September 19, 2014 | Arizona Daily Sun

Associate Director of the Water Resources Research Center Jean McLain and researchers from TGen and Virginia Tech are spearheading a project to look at wastewater in Flagstaff.

Sampling in the Amazon Rainforest
September 18, 2014 | Around The O

University of Arizona's Scott Saleska has received $457,000 from the National Science Foundation along with researchers from Univesity of Oregon and University of California, Davis to study methane creation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest.

Rainbow after Tucson rains.
September 18, 2014 | AP

Jonathan Overpeck warns that rain brought on by Pacific storms in recent days will not help the drought being experienced in the Southwest.


Date & Time: Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Speaker: Diana Liverman, Co-Director, UA Institute of the Environment & Maria Carmen Lemos, University of Michigan
Location: Marshall Building, Room 531
Community Event
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: Jonathan Overpeck, Co-director, Institute of the Environment; Regents' Professor, Geosciences and Atmospheric Sciences
Location: Marley, Room 230
Date & Time: Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: America Lutz Ley, Arid Lands Resource Sciences ; Carson Scholar
Location: Borderlands Brewing (119 E. Toole Ave., Tucson)
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 6:30pm
Speaker: Diana Liverman, Co-Director, UA Institute of the Environment
Location: Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701
Community Event
Date & Time: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Jackson, Director of the Department of the Interior Southwest Climate Science Center
Location: University of Arizona Campus
Date & Time: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: Aaron Lien, Senior Researcher, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy; PhD student, Arid Lands Resource Sciences; Carson Scholar
Location: Borderlands Brewing (119 E. Toole Ave., Tucson)
Date & Time: Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: Sarah Richman, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Carson Scholar
Location: Borderlands Brewing Co. (119 E. Toole Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701)


September 23, 2014 | UANews

Agnese Nelms Haury dedicated her life to the preservation and understanding of cultures, ecosystems and landscapes; human rights and international relations; the Southwest; and the challenges facing indigenous people. Her bequest of more than $50 million to the UA Foundation will create the UA Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice to fund prestigious faculty chairs, visiting fellowships, student scholarships, conferences, an international prize, lectures and events, and collaborative research.


The University of Arizona’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, with financial support from the Institute of the Environment, has selected two UA faculty members to conduct environment-related research as Udall Center Fellows for 2013–2014.