How Jeri Wilcox’s Passion for Sustainability Shapes Her UArizona Experience
Junior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Jeri Wilcox, tells us about her UArizona experience and her time as Co-Director for Students for Sustainability.
Daniel Casanova: Planning for a Better Future
Sophomore Daniel Casanova, talks about how is outside activism and his UArizona education are preparing him for a future of combatting the climate crisis.
PhD Candidate Rebekah Waller Shows Us How Greenhouses Can Transform the Future of Agriculture
Have you ever heard of Controlled Environment Agriculture? Read more about how PhD candidate Rebekah Waller helps to make our food systems more sustainable.
Why Peyton Smith Studies Water in the Desert
AIR student employee, climate activist and intern with the Biodiversity Project hopes to make sustainability more accessible to all, read about her undergraduate experience here!
Burke Wood Talks about His Love for the Borderlands and Tucson Food
As a sophomore environmental studies major, Burke Wood tells about his favorite professor, how he spends his time in Tucson, and how he hopes to leave UArizona better than he found it.
Nico Matthews on Combining Humanitarian Issues with an Environmental Education
Nico is a transfer, environmental science student who has made his way in the campus sustainability space almost entirely in quarantine!
Sally Rivera On The Importance of Environmental Education, For Everyone
Sally Rivera values her environmental studies education, and ours. In this feature, she tells us how she believes change can happen - so long as we work together.
Giselle Lugo Combines Her Interests to Explore Environment at Arizona
With the combination of a STEM and law understanding of the environment, Giselle brings us a unique outlook on environmental education.
Carson Scholar Diana Githu Embodies What It Means To Be An Environmentalist
In this feature, Diana gives us a look into agrivoltaics innovation (co-developing the same area of land for both solar photovoltaic power as well as for agriculture), her global goals, and her research inspiration!
Brennan Breen on Finding Sustainable Solutions in Unlikely Places
As a student, student activist, and student worker Brennan incorporates sustainability into everything he does. He reminds us that sustainable solutions can be found in every corner of our campus and Tucson community.
Noah Weaver on Getting Involved and Tackling Health Disparities, Together
Noah's school-spirit and passion for health-related issues showcases the enthusiasm that can be found at UArizona. He shows us that making change and making friends goes hand in hand.
"No Future Without Change:" Kara Asher On Climate Action
As a freshman, Kara did not hesitate to get involved in the climate space on campus. Their refreshing attitude and passion for change has set them up for success here at UArizona.
Nicolas Katz On Jumping Headfirst Into Conservation and Climate Justice
Take a walk through Nicolas Katz's journey at UArizona as he pursues a dual degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Natural Resource Management and a passion for climate justice.
Nadira Mitchell: How Collecting Snails Turned Into a Passion for Indigenous Environmental Equity
From a young age, Nadira has "learned the most while being out in the field." Her experiences have now placed her at the critical intersection of indigenous environmental justice and conservation.
Green Guides Student Ambassador, Franny Slater, Retires After 3 Years and Many Changes
In college, Franny has been an activist, science communicator, and Business Economics student. Each of these roles has contributed to her unique perspective as an environmentalist — a perspective she shares here.