Cecily in the Grand Canyon Cecily in the Grand Canyon
Science & Discovery 

Finding her academic home

Cecily in the Grand Canyon

Geology undergraduate researcher Cecily Combs contributes to major 4FRI forestry project.

When Cecily Combs arrived at Northern Arizona University, she didn’t know what she wanted to study. Through a series of fortunate twists and turns, the undergraduate researcher eventually found geology and became one of a string of students who contribute to 4FRI, one of the region’s largest forestry projects this century.

Read Cecily’s full story to learn more about her work, as well as that of other student researchers.