The Arizona Institutes for Resilience offices, and the ENR2 building, are now open. The University of Arizona is operating in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We can be reached Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM in ENR2 N582, at (520) 626-4345, or by email to ienv-environment@arizona.edu.

 

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Explore the Arizona Institutes for Resilience: Solutions for the Environment and Society (AIR),
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Changing the world starts at home. Join us as we chart the course towards creating a more vibrant, sustainable planet.

The environmental issues we face today demand to be met with a combination of discovery and drive. With dozens of environment-related degrees and clubs to choose from, the University of Arizona can set you on a path of real-world, hands-on experience that will prepare you for a future of work that makes an impact.

By connecting some of the world’s leading educators and researchers with students and community members, Arizona Environment is working to confront the unique environmental challenges of the 21st century.

Students

From clubs and committees to courses and degrees, there are myriad ways for students to get involved with environmental issues at UArizona.

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Researchers

Find funding opportunities and help us continue to break new ground in studies related to the environment and sustainability.

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Community

Discover how UArizona is teaming up with organizations across the region to make an impact in fields ranging from renewable energy to wildfire management.

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About AIR

Harnessing the university’s collaborative expertise, the Arizona Institutes for Resilience links knowledge and know-how with real-world issues to help us create a more sustainable future.

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Feeling Blue? Go Green!

With about 350 days of sunshine a year and a vast learning laboratory of desert, sky islands, cities, and even a nearby sea, the University of Arizona offers infinite opportunities for research, education, and engagement with the surrounding environment. Discover all the ways you can get involved, from majors and minors to clubs and activities.

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