NAU is a national leader in sustainable practices and promotion—meet the people who are making a difference in this field.
As a graduate student in the biology department, alumnus Luke Evans took a revolutionary approach to ecology and conservation.
An expert in wildlife corridors, Paul Beier has helped establish conservation projects worldwide.
Carpenter educates the public on the importance of aquatic resource
professor George (“Wolf”) Gumerman is the principal investigator of a project that aims to preserve
Nancy Johnson advocates for underrepresented students as
the director of the Undergraduate Mentoring in
Professor Steve Mead
played an integral part in the development of the Applied Research and
Faculty advisor to Engineers Without Borders, Professor
Paul Trotta helps students become part of a global community.
Emeritus Bill Auberle used Northern Arizona University’s location on the
Colorado Plateau to expose his students to environmental challenges and
With sustainability being at the forefront of NAU
initiatives including the Climate Action Plan and the pledge for NAU to be
carbon neutral by 2020. Cori Cusker, a recent masters graduate and the mind
behind No Impact Jacks.
Sisk’s acclaimed research in conservation biology has had a profound impact on
how scientists see northern Arizona and the Colorado Plateau. He works to
engage students in research and learning in this unique environment.
professor Abe Springer works with students to research and find sustainable solutions.
Northern Arizona University provided Jenna
McKnight's with opportunities to combine her passion for writing with environmental issues.
Tom Acker is a leading researcher in sustainability who involves
undergraduate students in research projects.