Growing up as the son of a park ranger, Zachary Nelson has had plenty of exposure to the full extent of a ranger’s duties. Although common perception may not reflect it, the men and women who wear ranger uniforms are full-fledged officers of the law.
Source: National Park Police | Local | nau.edu
Do you ever consider the level of complexity that goes into planning the route your bus takes while transporting you to class in the morning or taking you home from work at night? Alicia Becker does. In fact, it’s her job to design more efficient routes for public transit, and address any weather, traffic, and train roadblocks that arise.
Source: Paving the way | Local | nau.edu
When it comes to the cutting edge concept of GeoDesign – using geographic science for community planning and building design – students at Northern Arizona University have jumped ahead of the curve and pioneered a program that is the first of its kind. This program, the GeoDesign Student Group (GDSG), runs in conjunction with the university’s new GeoDesign degree. The program is also unique in its ability to attract students from multiple majors to a common cause.
Source: Designing a better tomorrow | Local | nau.edu