Aug. 22, 2019Pools of old carbon in the soil of boreal forests historically safe from combustion are being released by more frequent and larger wildfires, a team led by … Read more about Larger, more frequent fires in boreal forest threaten previously protected carbon stores, NAU-led research team reports in Nature
College of Health and Human Services
Several Northern Arizona University faculty members have completed the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) certificate in effective college instruction.
NAU offered the program to further enhance faculty’s members’ teaching skills. Thirty-nine participants completed 25 rigorous modules equivalent to a 3-credit graduate course. Participants were provided with transferable tips and tools to improve different aspects of teaching. This training is part of a partnership between ACUE and NAU.
“Congratulations to the successful participants, whose… Read more
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- Lynda Ransdell, dean of the College of Health and Human Services, recently was elected an active fellow for the National Academy of Kinesiology. Becoming an active fellow indicates a willingness to contribute to the goals of the academy and advancing the field of kinesiology, which consist of serving on committees, presenting at… Read more
The College of Health and Human Services at Northern Arizona University has received $1 million in funding as the third part of a $4.8 million Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students grant.
The funding, awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, provides scholarships to nursing and dental hygiene students from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds.
“The scholarships help eliminate financial barriers for so many of our students, but equally important are the opportunities this education funding brings to the underserved populations… Read more
After a concussion, a college athlete’s rush to return to the field raises questions of game-time performance and safety, but the lingering effects might just show up in academics.
Two researchers at Northern Arizona University are improving how injured athletes are evaluated and connecting those who need extra rehabilitation to on-campus resources. Their collaborative project will generate baseline data about NAU football and women’s soccer players that can be used to show when a dip in grades and cognitive function… Read more