Maya Springhawk Robnett joined the Arizona Science Desk in May 2016.

Springhawk Robnett grew up in the Southwest and began attending Arizona Western College in Yuma at the age of 14.  At 17, she graduated with her associate's degree in studio art.

From May 2012 to September 2014, she worked part time at KAWC as a reporter while pursuing her degree in mass communication and media studies at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Springhawk Robnett’s coverage included a diverse range of topics, from mixed martial arts in Yuma to the Arizona foster care system.  She also produced KAWC’s "Work Stories" series for more than a year, focusing on the daily lives and stories of those making a living in Yuma County.

She is a violinist, poet and sculptor.

Title Author Publication Date
Shrinking Lake Mead Water Levels Could Trigger Official Shortage Maya Springhawk Robnett February 01, 2017
Yuma Researchers Take To The Fields To Track Down Food-Borne Pathogens Maya Springhawk Robnett January 30, 2017
Invasive Snake Species Spreads Along Colorado River In Yuma Maya Springhawk Robnett December 29, 2016
Green Thumbs: How Arizona Gardeners Contribute To Science Maya Springhawk Robnett December 23, 2016
Citizen Science In The Wild: From Gun Shops To Wetlands Maya Springhawk Robnett December 21, 2016
Invasive Snake Species Spreads Along Colorado River In Yuma Maya Springhawk Robnett December 19, 2016
Farmers In Yuma County Use Drones To Gather Crop Information Maya Springhawk Robnett December 12, 2016
Southwest Monarch Study Gets $89K To Track Butterflies Maya Springhawk Robnett November 21, 2016
Bridgestone Tires Considers Expanding Guayule Rubber Operation To Yuma Maya Springhawk Robnett November 03, 2016
2 Years Later, Water Release Continues To Bring Life To Colorado River Maya Springhawk Robnett October 31, 2016
Arizona Western College Lands $5.9M Grant To Create Informatics Program Maya Springhawk Robnett October 20, 2016
Extinction Of Stephan’s Riffle Beetle Raises Concerns Over Biodiversity In Arizona Maya Springhawk Robnett October 17, 2016
Arizona Leader Challenges 'Republican Mythology' About Endangered Wolf Management Maya Springhawk Robnett October 14, 2016
How A Giant Space Gun Ended Up In The Middle Of The Arizona Desert Maya Springhawk Robnett October 06, 2016
Yuma Groundwater Surveyed Using Hexagon Hanging From A Helicopter Maya Springhawk Robnett September 30, 2016
Former NASA Astronaut Encourages Yuma Kids To Consider STEM Careers Maya Springhawk Robnett September 27, 2016
Dengue Fever Cases Prepared Yuma County Health Officials For Zika Virus Maya Springhawk Robnett September 21, 2016
Research: 123-Year-Old Saguaros In Arizona Refuge Survived Thanks To Volcanic Eruptions Maya Springhawk Robnett September 12, 2016
Yuma Tribe, Company Propose Turning Old Kmart Into Village For Alzheimer’s Patients Maya Springhawk Robnett September 07, 2016
How A Giant Space Gun Ended Up In The Middle Of The Arizona Desert Maya Springhawk Robnett September 02, 2016
As Arizona's Border Beacon System Turns 15, Tucson Group Works To ID Remains Of Migrants Maya Springhawk Robnett August 26, 2016
Greenhouse Gases An Unexpected Result Of Colorado River Water Release Maya Springhawk Robnett August 26, 2016
Updated Map Of The Human Brain Reveals 97 New Regions Maya Springhawk Robnett August 09, 2016
ASU Researchers Use Facial Recognition Technology To Help Doctors Interact With Patients Maya Springhawk Robnett July 28, 2016
Yuma Proving Grounds An International Destination For Weapons Testing Maya Springhawk Robnett July 27, 2016

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