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
Research & Academics
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
A $335,000 grant will allow scientists with the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research to test a nucleation approach. Continue reading
“Species from Feces,” a unique new DNA barcoding tool, was developed by researchers in the School of Forestry's Bat Ecology and Genetics Lab Continue reading
NAU Fulbright Visiting Scholar continues search for last remaining native insect species on Easter Island
Ecologist Jut Wynne has been conducting research on the island since 2008. Continue reading
NAU ranked No. 42 on the publication’s annual list of engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or master’s. Continue reading
The interdisciplinary research project called “FEWSion” will show how food production, energy production and the water supply align and interact. Continue reading
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Earlier this year, the NAU dance team captured its first Division I national title—taking home first in the hip-hop category, and third in jazz.
Administrators discussed the Interdisciplinary Global Program, joint research opportunities and potential future collaborations among faculty.
The program is open to all faculty and staff and aims to prepare the next generation of higher education leaders and leaders at NAU.
A reception for the artists being exhibited at the High Country Conference Center Community Art Gallery will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.
Northern Arizona University will hold an interactive tuition hearing from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28.
The grants, from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, allow Heather Williamson and Maureen Russell to look at health access and sleep issues.
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