Kudos to these faculty, staff and programs
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- Ty Robinson, assistant professor in the Department of Astronomy and Planetary Science, co-authored the article, “Variable Irradiation on 1D Cloudless Eccentric Exoplanet Atmospheres” published in Earth and Planetary Astrophysics. The study developed a one-dimensional time-stepping atmospheric structure code to explore phenomenon from variations in instellations.
- Luke Plonsky, associate professor of applied linguistics, delivered a keynote address titled, “Measuring up: Psychometric concerns and contributions of meta-analysis” at an online conference hosted by Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. The conference, “Research Synthesis In Applied Linguistics: Facilitating Research-Pedagogy Dialogue,” promoted values and practices of research synthesis, discussed methodological traditions and issues and facilitated interdisciplinary dialogues.
- Morgan Vigil-Hayes, assistant professor in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems, was featured in the article, “Tackling tribal connectivity: NAU scientist Vigil-Hayes developing broadband solutions for rural areas” published by the Arizona Daily Sun. She discussed the social and political challenges of expanding broadband to tribal communities.
- Assistant professor of art Jaewook Lee participated in two film shows in South Korea. Her two films were, “Treatise on Rhythm, Color, and Birdsong Screening,” which was a solo film screening, and “Road Test, Hiking Test,” which was part of a group show.
- The Center for Ecosystem Science and Society had several faculty members publish papers.
- Postdoctoral scholar Enqing Hou, research associate Lifen Jiang, graduate student Keanan Allen, and Regents’ professor Yiqi Luo co-authored the article, “Latitudinal patterns of terrestrial phosphorus limitation over the globe.” The study, published in Ecology Letters, reconciled conflicting evidence about the geographical extent of phosphorus limitation on plant growth, and suggested the nutrient is a key limiting factor not just in the tropics, but in all terrestrial ecosystems.
- Luo also co-authored the article, “Tradeoff of CO2 and CH4 emissions from global peatlands under water-table drawdown.” The study, published in Nature Climate Change, showed that as peatlands dry out under climate warming, they will release more CO2 and less methane.
- Regents’ professor Michelle Mack and assistant research professor Xanthe Walker co-authored the article, “Direct and longer-term carbon emissions from arctic-boreal fires: A short review of recent advances” published in Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health. The studied found that soil is the main source of carbon emissions in Arctic-boreal fires.
- Dennis Foster, senior lecturer in the W. A. Franke College of Business, was featured in a response to the article, “0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards” published on WalletHub. He discussed the best way to find the right balance transfer credit card.
- Hao (Howard) Qi, professor in the W. A. Franke College of Business, wrote a response for Wallethub’s article, “Personal Loan Rates.” He shared advice for those interested in lowering their personal loan rates.