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Veronica Barragan in the lab

Ecuadorian grad student advances study and detection of potentially deadly disease

Veronica Barragan is discovering ways to detect and help prevent contraction of leptospirosis. Continue reading

Cottonwood field research.

NAU awarded $2.5 million to examine genetic response of ‘foundation’ species to climate impacts

Team will use Southwest Experimental Garden Array, a genetics-based research platform. Continue reading

ticks

Lyme disease identified in Bay Area ticks, and it isn’t alone

Another fever-causing pathogen is found in California, and researchers say it deserves a closer look. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

CSAC employee mixer flier CSAC at NAU holding annual employee appreciation mixer
The mixer is open to all classified staff and will include refreshments, informational tables, prizes and networking opportunities.
ASNAU seeks unsung hero nominations for Louie Awards
Nominations can be submitted online and are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 16. ASNAU will announce the winners at the Louie Awards celebration on April 9.
Female NAU student working in chemistry lab Mind the gender gap: NAU researcher on team studying women’s experiences in STEM doctoral programs
Melissa Rivers is a co-author on a study that followed 28 women through their doctoral research and the challenges they experienced as scientists and as women.
Education student teaching young students NAU earns $500K grant from Kellogg Foundation for early childhood education focused on tribal needs
The program aims to educate teachers in best practices and an appreciation for and understanding of Native American people, cultures and nations.

Editor’s Picks

growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.
Freshman Letters NAU in review: Look back to the top NAU News stories of 2017
Relive 2017 with the most read posts from NAU News, covering research, commencement and international recognition.