Congrats to professor James Gaherty and associate professor Ryan Porter of Northern Arizona University’s School of Earth and Sustainability who were recently awarded $473,000 by the National Science Foundation for a study of the Cocos oceanic plate beneath Central America. NAU is collaborating on a large project led by Samer Naif of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Gaherty and Porter will lead… Read more
Genevieve Conley, Dual Environmental Sustainability and Spanish Majors (Interdisciplinary Global Programs), CEFNS Outstanding Graduate, Gold Axe and President’s Award Winner. Spent one year in Tucumán and Bariloche, Argentina
My experience in Argentina really challenged and changed me for the better. Not only did I fall in love with the food and music, but the friends… Read more
Mia Pique, Dual Geology and Spanish Majors (Interdisciplinary Global Programs), Gold Axe and President’s Award Winner. Spent one year in Tucumán, Argentina, and Quito, Ecuador
My year abroad transcended far beyond the traditional sense of an academic experience, with studying abroad in Tucumán, Argentina and then interning in Quito, Ecuador. Every person I… Read more
Matthew Salanga, an assistant professor in NAU’s Department of Biological Sciences, is leading an 18-month project funded through a Flinn Foundation grant of $100,000. His team, which includes experts in experimental biology, computational systems biology and translational medicine, will study melanoma tumors on zebrafish, a small minnow-sized fish that has 70 percent of the same genes that are found in humans. Physiologically, zebrafish also have pigment cells in their skin, called melanocytes, which give them their stripes… Read more
- David Trilling, professor of astronomy and planetary sciences, is listed as an author on the article “The geology and geophysics of Kuiper Belt object (486958) Arrokoth.” He also presented at the Spitzer Legacy conference at Caltech. The conference celebrated the end of the Spitzer mission after 17 years, and Trilling reported on observations of Earth’s asteroids.
- Postdoctoral scholar Jennifer Buz presented at the ASU Desert Attunement Symposium. The symposium explores imperatives the desert gives to those that dwell within it and… Read more