Rachel Murray is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Arid Lands Resources Sciences program studying barriers and assets to successful springshed governance in northern India. Himalayan communities rely on mountain springs for their livelihoods but climate change impacts combined with growing populations are causing springs to disappear at an alarming rate.
Institute of the Environment Fellow
Hannah Hindley is a Master of Fine Arts candidate in creative nonfiction at the University of Arizona’s creative writing program. Her work explores relationships between diverse people and changing landscapes. She is interested in the future of ice, the future of people who live alongside it, and how post-boom frontier towns cope with climate change in Alaska’s glacier country. As a Carson Scholar, Hannah hopes to research adaptation and resilience in human and biotic communities in Wrangell St.
Adam Chmurzynski is a first-year Ph.D. student in the department of ecology and evolutionary biology. Adam brings a background in computer science to environmental science and education by creating new ways of visualizing and interacting with biodiversity data.