Future Tucson will likely deal with more days of extreme heat

The record-setting heat that Tucson and much of Arizona experienced this summer is a red flag — a warning of things to come, experts say.

Carson Zoom Event

Carson Scholars Recap Summer Activities and Look Forward to the Fall

The environmental scholars and artists who make up the 2020 cohort of the Carson Scholars Program mean to change the world—even as the world has changed around them. The 12 scholars, from disciplines as diverse as creative writing to engineering, continue to pursue both their own projects and the training the program gives them in science communication.

Colleges combating coronavirus turn to stinky savior: sewage*

Days after he crossed the country to start college, Ryan Schmutz received a text message from Utah State University: COVID-19 had been detected at his dorm. Within 10 minutes, he dropped the crepes he was making and was whisked away by bus to a testing site.

Pima County, University of Arizona partner to hand out free masks on Tumamoc Hill

The Pima County Health Department and the University of Arizona are collaborating to increase face mask use on Tumamoc Hill.

The risks of severe heat


The hottest summer in the city’s history came during a global health crisis, leaving many residents at risk for heat-related issues.

Green & Clean

It’s no secret that as students and faculty return to campus, health and safety regarding COVID-19 is a top priority across every department! Here at the Arizona Institute for Resilience, it is important to find a balance between safety, sanitization, and staying environmentally friendly. From washing masks to wiping down door knobs, there is a green product for anything! Thanks to the Environmental Working Group, we have been able to compile a reliable list of products that you can use to protect yourself and others in order to flatten the curve of COVID-19, without hurting the environment!