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
Plants can grow faster as atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations increase, but only if they have enough nitrogen or partner with fungi that help them get it, according to new research published in Science.
The study, which included researchers from Northern Arizona University, the University of Antwerp (Belgium), Indiana University and New South Wales University (Australia), was led by César Terrer Moreno, a Ph.D. student at Imperial College London.
The team synthesized more than 80 past experiments and found that higher… Read more
The Civic Service Institute at Northern Arizona University has been awarded a $1.2 million grant through the Corporation for National and Community Service to serve 5,000 high school students throughout Arizona.
CSI@NAU was the only agency in Arizona to receive funding from this competitive national grant opportunity. The institute will partner with college and career readiness organizations such as the Arizona College Access Network, the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education and the Metropolitan Education Commission. CSI@NAU is currently seeking additional… Read more
Northern Arizona University is one of seven member institutions of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities to be selected as participants in a three-year project that seeks to personalize learning and improve undergraduate education through adoption of high-quality adaptive courseware. APLU’s Personalized Learning Consortium is overseeing the grants, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
NAU will receive $515,000 as part of the Adaptive Courseware Grant program to adopt, implement and scale use of adaptive courseware in… Read more
Bruce Hungate, Regents’ professor of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona University and director of the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society, is now among the distinguished scientists who have been elected to the American Academy of Microbiology.
Hungate was recognized with other 2016 newly elected AAM Fellows on June 17 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. The class of 2016 includes Fellows from the United States, Canada, Spain, India, France, Australia, China and the United… Read more
The Interior Lighting Campaign has selected Northern Arizona University for two awards based on high-efficiency achievements at the Student and Academic Services building.
Awards to NAU were made in two categories: Best Use of Lighting Controls in a Single Building and Exemplary Higher Education Sector Site. The awards were presented June 27 at the BOMA 2016 International Conference and Expo.
The NAU building, which opened in January, features LED lighting, extensive energy-saving controls and daylight harvesting.
The Northern Arizona University School of Music invites community members, families, friends and music lovers of all types to enjoy the wide variety of admission-free performances that will take place during the Curry Summer Music Camp at NAU, which celebrates its 67th season this year.
The camp’s Senior Session for students entering grade 9 through college freshmen lasts from through July 2; the Junior Session for students entering grade 7-9 takes place July 3–9.
Senior Session events are on the… Read more