July 15, 2019Every five minutes, an animal species goes extinct.With more than 7,000 species throughout the world on the endangered species list, animals are more … Read more about Gardeners and guardians of biodiversity in the Congo Basin: Dwindling forest elephant populations could reduce forest carbon stocks and impact climate
Registration for Northern Arizona University’s 10th annual Undergraduate Symposium opens on Feb. 1. This celebration of student achievement will feature more than 1,000 students from all colleges showcasing exhibits and presenting research to peers, professors and the Flagstaff community.
The symposium will highlight the diversity of students’ experiences with more than 500 posters and 240 presentations from painting exhibitions and service learning projects to more traditional research.
Faculty and staff are encouraged to inform students about this opportunity.
“Not many undergraduates… Read more
A Northern Arizona University junior is one of three students from Arizona selected as a Goldwater Scholar in 2017.
After years of doing undergraduate research and months of editing and revising his application, Etude O’Neel-Judy, a junior Honors student majoring in mathematics and physics, knew his work had paid off when he received the email telling him he was selected for the prestigious national award.
“I was in a classroom at the time, so I quietly walked into the hall, where… Read more
Astronomy involves much more than peering through a telescope, but with some telescopes the opportunity can be a memorable one.
That’s why Northern Arizona University junior Brian Barandi wanted to be sure his fellow undergraduate students in an observational astronomy class made the most of a “huge opportunity” to find objects with the Discovery Channel Telescope.
“It was a chance to see what a telescope of that caliber looks like,” Barandi said. “I wanted to make sure we didn’t lose any… Read more
The Arizona Board of Regents unanimously approved a proposal for a 120,000-square-foot Center for Aquatic and Tennis that will replace the 50,000-square-foot Wall Aquatic Center… Read more
by Laura Huenneke, Provost
Summer provides a respite from the rigid scheduling of the academic year, as well as a beautiful season in Flagstaff. Release from the crammed weekly calendar of classes and meetings doesn’t necessarily mean total relaxation and vacation, though.
For many academics, summer is a welcome opportunity to focus more deeply on research, scholarship or creative work. For some, it’s also the chance to connect with community partners. I’ve been enjoying both luxuries these… Read more