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Former Binational Center exchange student Dr. Flérida Mejía Zamudio returned to Tucson in May 2015.

On April 30, 2015, UA SRP participated in an Earth Day event at Tohono O’odham High School.

UA SRP graduate trainee Lydia Jennings has received an NSF Fellowship

In April 2016, the UA SRP participated in the NIEHS Core Centers Meeting and Tribal Forum.

The UA Water Resources Research Center recently released its 2015 Arroyo newsletter, which covers an "enormous topic" — Arizona’s water situation, and its challenges and options.

In April 2015 the UA SRP participated in the 27th International Applied Geochemistry Symposium (IAGS).

Two of the companies, Edible Optics and AgentSage, were begun by current or former UA students, and a third features technology invented by a UA professor. The Arizona Center for Innovation is at the UA Tech Park.

The Global Mining Law Center, a collaboration between the James E. Rogers College of Law and the Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources has now launched.  Read More.


Numerous UA researchers have expertise related to the abandoned mine spill in Colorado.
Urban planning professor Gary Pivo of the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will serve as deputy director of the national Urban Water Innovation Network.

The UA SRP continues to be actively engaged with the Tucson International Airport Area Superfund site Unified Community Advisory Board.

The MUSICA project will explore whether information systems, such as computers, are capable of collaboration with humans — and jazz music will be the vehicle for testing.
Collaboration with the transportation company on mapping test vehicles "will have great benefit for this state," UA President Ann Weaver Hart says, citing the impressive track record of the College of Optical Sciences.

UA SRP investigators provided expertise and information for our stakeholders impacted by the August 5, 2015 Gold King Mine spill.

“Copper Mining and Processing,” the first in the UA SRP Mining and Environmental Educational Modules for Tribal Colleges series, is available online.

UA geoscientists are the first to determine how China’s Loess Plateau, a dust deposit the size of the state of Arizona, came to be. They say wind erosion is key in shaping landscapes.
The iconic structure, with its slot canyon design, nearly 300 artistic inlays and Sonoran Desert-inspired décor, is a representation of the UA's commitment to promote interdisciplinary research.

Nathan Lothrop received the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health’s annual Excellence in Community-Engaged Scholarship and Practice Award.

UA SRP undergraduate Catie Gullo was the 2014-2015 Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science’s Outstanding Senior.

The newest degree program focuses on sustainability and is open to eligible freshmen and sophomores at the University.