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The Carson/ B2 2011-12 Science and Society Fellows.  Photo by Shepherd Reed
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News and Events

Two Carson Scholars Awarded 2015 Climate & Society Graduate Fellowships

2013 Carson Scholars Christina Greene and Eric Magrane are among the four recipients of the 2015 Climate & Society Graduate Fellowships awarded by CLIMAS. 

Hooked on Fishing Cat Conservation

A former University of Arizona Carson Scholar and wild cat expert has established a non-profit organization to help protect the endangered fishing cat of South and Southeast Asia.

New Native Opportunities Website

The Native Opportunities Website - developed by Carson-Haury scholar Tommy Jones, was created to raise awareness of Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian student of opportunities for higher education and professional development resources that are available to them.


The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice builds on the current Institute of the Environment/Biosphere 2 Carson Scholars Program, increasing the number and value of scholarships for excellent and diverse graduate students at the University of Arizona who are studying environment and social justice. Support for students links Agnese Nelms Haury to author and scientist Rachel Carson in the new Carson-Haury Scholarships program that will train graduate students to communicate their research to the public.

The Carson-Haury Scholars Program cultivates and advances interdisciplinary environmental scholarship at the University of Arizona. The program is designed to build a network of graduate students and faculty devoted to furthering knowledge and awareness of Earth’s natural environment and its interactions with people. The program also encourages individual initiative, innovation, and communication. Carson-Haury Scholars, through their emphasis on excellence in interdisciplinary environmental scholarship, problem-solving, and communicating science to a broad audience, will become leaders in the advancement of collaborative solutions to environmental challenges among the public, private, NGO, and academic sectors.

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