Scientists with the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research have received a four-year, $859,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to assess how cottonwood trees … Read more about NAU research team receives grant to study how trees adapt to insect damage and the changing environment
Northern Arizona University’s Liberal Arts building has been awarded LEED Gold status from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Built in 1963, the building houses the departments of History and English as well as University Writing Programs. Renovations in 2011 included upgraded technology for each classroom, additional lecture rooms, a new cinema screening space, fire and safety upgrades and new HVAC and sprinkler systems.
To achieve a Gold LEED rating, the building incorporates many resource-saving technologies. The renovation used sustainable and recycled… Read more