Environment & Sustainability

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    Peak PerformanceWorth 1000 Words | 6/12/2013

    UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM 2013 During the recent Shell Eco-Marathon in Houston, NAU’s gas-powered car—aptly named Peak Performance—completed five successful runs around the...

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    The Financial Impact of a WildfireResearch News | 5/31/2013

    The physical impact of wildfires is something residents in the Southwest are all too familiar with—charred trees, damaged structures, flooded streets, and barren land...

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    Baglady TrousseauWorth 1000 Words | 5/7/2013

    UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM 2013 When it came time for her senior capstone project, theater major and costume designer Kimberly Speer decided to design a dress out of recycled...

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    New Research Training Program Brings Post-Doc Expertise to NAUResearch News | 5/6/2013

    More than a dozen new post-doctoral scholars (Post-docs) have arrived at Northern Arizona University (NAU) this spring. Most of the Post-docs are from research universities...

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  • Climate 145
    Latest Study Reconstructs Earth’s Climate History: Temperatures Varied by RegionResearch News | 4/30/2013

    As climate studies saturate scientific journals and mainstream media, with opposing viewpoints quickly squaring off in reaction and debate, new findings can easily be lost...

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  • Foster ag
    Jeff Foster: Tracking PathogensResearch Profiles | 2/12/2013

    Jeff Foster, PhD Associate Director, NAU Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics (MGGen)Research Assistant Professor of Biological SciencesCollege of Engineering,...

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  • Tom Sisk ag
    Tom Sisk: Conserving through CollaborationResearch Profiles | 1/31/2013

    Tom Sisk, PhD Olajos-Goslow Endowed Chair of Environmental Science and Policy for the SouthwestDirector, Landscape Conservation InitiativeCollege of Engineering, Forestry,...

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  • composting ag
    NAU compostingResearch Video | 1/30/2013

    From Waste to Soil...

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  • Food recovery ag
    NAU's Food Recovery Program: Gateway to a Zero-Waste Campus Research News | 1/22/2013

    Competition in the kitchen usually involves cooking prowess, but “back of house” staff at Northern Arizona University (NAU) are trying to outdo one another in a much...

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  • Artificial Bat Houses ag
    Artificial bat housesResearch Video | 12/17/2012

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