Sept. 19, 2019With September being Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, Northern Arizona University has been buzzing with conversations about mental health and wellness. The … Read more about Mental health on the mind: NAU kicks off Mental Health Symposium Series
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Antibiotic-resistant infections should be easier to detect, and hospitals could become safer, thanks to a technology developed by the Translational Genomics Research Institute and Northern Arizona University, and protected under a patent issued by Australia.
Soon, similar patent approvals are expected by the United States, Canada, European Union, Japan, Brazil and other nations for this superbug test developed by TGen and NAU, and licensed to DxNA LLC, a company based in St. George, Utah.
“This rapid, one-hour test will precisely identify… Read more
The king is a woman in the Crooked Figure Theatre production of William Shakespeare’s “Henry V” on June 17-19 at the Museum of Northern Arizona.
“Henry V” is a play about a ruler attempting to make sense of what it means to rule, and what it means to conquer. This production is a dramatic workshop production reading created to explore the effects of casting a female Henry.
“This production is one of the first–if not the first–in the play’s 400-year history to… Read more
Two former students from the Northern Arizona University GEAR UP program have been selected by the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships for the GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy, GUALA.
The council created the GUALA program, with the support of the Kresge Foundation, to advance college and career readiness in communities by providing 12 months of training for alumni leaders on topics related to peer-to-peer outreach and mentoring, social media engagement, public speaking and education policy.
NAU GEAR UP alumni Angeleena Corrente… Read more
NAU’s lineup of lectures and discussions is in full swing this summer.
NAU and the Flagstaff community are invited to listen and participate in a variety of events during the free series hosted by the College of Arts and Letters, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the W.A. Franke College of Business.
NAU professors and accomplished community members are set to present this summer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays inside the SBS West building, room 200. The presentation topics include Cycles… Read more
When it comes to climate change, not all carbon is created equal. Among greenhouse gases, methane is 34 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
In the Arctic, where temperatures are rising twice as fast as anywhere else in the world, scientists want to understand the ratio of carbon dioxide to methane gas released by thawing permafrost—the frozen ground in that region. As the permafrost thaws, microbes wake up and begin digesting the newly available remains of ancient plants and animals… Read more
When leaves fall in the autumn, they are only just beginning their journey.
Leaves that fall into the water from streamside trees feed not only microbes, but also larval aquatic insects. The insects, in turn, are snatched up for food during all stages of their transformation into adults that fly from the water back to the forest. Is this journey through the riparian food web different for different kinds of leaves?
Northern Arizona University researchers in Jane Marks’ lab experimented with… Read more