The Institute of the Environment congratulates the most recent cohort of Carson Scholars, ten talented Ph.D. students from seven schools, departments, and programs. The Carson Scholars 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. Supported by the Institute of the Environment, the Renewable Energy Network, Biosphere 2, and private donations, the program also encourages individual initiative, innovation, and communication.
Susan Joy Hassol will be giving the talk, "Telling the Climate Change Story" on Thursday, March 29 at 4:00 PM in the Rincon Room of the Student Union. A climate change communicator, analyst, and author known for her ability to translate science research into plain English, Hassol directs the Boulder, CO-based organization Climate Communication. Her presentation will be featured as part of the UA's School of Earth and Environmental Sciences' EarthWeek 2012.