Brown tarantulas are on the move as the arachnids embark on a mating journey

Across the Southwest, thousands of male brown tarantulas are marching across the landscape, their journey part of an annual migration of sorts, when the hairy creatures leave their burrows in search of a mate. 

University of Arizona launches program to work with tribes on sustainability

The University of Arizona (UofA) has launched the Indigenous Resilience Center, a new initiative to support national and international Indigenous communities’ abilities to respond to environmental challenges such as climate change, droughts, flooding and pandemics.

A hidden forest on campus: Inside the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

The Bannister Building looks distinct among the typical red-brick buildings on campus, yet students walking by, preoccupied by their phones and classes, fail to notice the 40-foot-long steel columns suspended from the building. 

Christopher B. Yazzie, Diné College, Class of 2012

Christopher B. Yazzie is a member of the Navajo Nation. He is Tó’adheedlíinii (Water Flows Together clan), born for Bííh Bitoodnii (Deer Spring clan). He was born and raised in the Navajo Nation and is from Tuba City and Dinebito Dam, Arizona. Yazzie is currently pursuing a PhD in chemical and environmental engineering at the University of Arizona (UA), but his higher education began at Diné College nearly a decade after graduating from Tuba City High School