Tommy Rock is raising awareness about the adverse effects Native Americans have experienced from abandoned uranium mines throughout the reservation. Continue reading
Research & Academics
NAU scientist uses remote sensing technologies to detect groundwater in drought-stricken East Africa
A recent grant allowed professor Pat Chavez to conduct this research in hopes of discovering safe drinking water for both humans and livestock in the arid region. Continue reading
Christopher Schwalm, a professor affiliated with the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society, is part of an international team that's examining the land carbon cycle and why plants sometimes retain more carbon dioxide, thus keeping it out of the atmosphere. Continue reading
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option. Continue reading
The grant, totaling $100,000 over two years, will allow the students to work with Phoenix residents in substance abuse rehab facilities, providing real-world experience. Continue reading
Paleoecologist Scott Anderson was part of a research team examining previous studies that found rare diamond molecules in 13,000-year-old sediment. Those studies, the team determined, incorrectly identified the molecules. Continue reading
Ryan Porter, an assistant professor studying earthquakes and tectonics, thinks more than just subduction created the undeformed island. Continue reading
Research professor Kathleen Hunt has found that baleen stores a wide range of hormonal data that can help chart a female whale’s reproductive history–data which she hopes can be used to help repopulate them. Continue reading
With the help of the Discovery Channel Telescope, a team of astronomers was able to unveil the physical characteristics of one of the smallest near-Earth asteroids ever observed. Continue reading
Ted Schuur's new article published in Scientific American is likely to have a broad impact on the public’s understanding of this environmental challenge. Continue reading
Latest Site Activity
Debra Edgerton, a senior lecturer in the School of Art, is internationally recognized for her exquisite watercolors, mixed media work and scrolls made with handmade paper and found objects.
Approximately 15 high-end hot rods, escorted by NAUPD, will display national flags and play traditional Kuwaiti music as they weave their way through campus.
The Baltimore Consort is coming to NAU as part of the Horizon Concert Series. Discount tickets are available for NAU employees.
Mary Koss, who researches campus sexual assault, will speak at the Sexual Assault Symposium at NAU.
NAU film instructor Paul Helford shared his picks for the 89th annual Academy Awards.
Northern Arizona University has been selected to be part of Frontier Set, an innovative new program to increase student success at universities nationwide.
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program