The Carson/ B2 2011-12 Science and Society Fellows.  Photo by Shepherd Reed
Photo by: Uyen Nguyen

Scholars Spotlight

Tommy Jones invited to 2015 National Tribal Energy Summit

Former Navajo Nation Presidential candidate and current Director of Indian Energy for the Department of Energy Chris Deschene, invited 2014 Carson-Haury Scholar Tommy Jones and his colleague at Sandia National Laboratories and PhD candidate at Carnegie Mellon Len Necefer, to pres

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.


Silent Spring Anniversary ~ September 27

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, which alerted the world to the dangers of chemical pesticides and inspired the modern environmental movement, was published 53 years ago, on Sept. 27, 1962.

The 2016 Carson Scholars Program application process is currently closed. Carson Scholarships are give to excellent and diverse graduate students at the University of Arizona who are studying renewable energy, environment and social justice. One-year scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded for the 2016 calendar year. Scholarships are sponsored by the Institute of the Environment, the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, the UA Renewable Energy Network, Biosphere 2 and private donations.