The Center for Adaptable Western Landscapes (CAWL) at NAU and the Environmental Science and Natural Resources program at Navajo Technical University received a nearly $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to address critical questions about climate vulnerability in the American Southwest while… Read more
Interdisciplinary team investigates air and water quality on Cocopah Reservation
Funded through EPA grant, project provides students field research opportunities
Regents’ professor Jani Ingram of Northern Arizona University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry was recently awarded a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to lead an assessment of the… Read more
Reducing H. pylori in Navajo Nation tribal members through testing and education
How can you eliminate a pervasive, yet undiscussed, bacterial infection from the Navajo Nation? For a collaborative group of researchers, it requires dedication, hours of travel and unfailing commitment to present information in a respectful, culturally relevant… Read more
S-STEM initiative encourages students from underrepresented populations to enter Engineering, Computer Science fields
$1.49 million NSF award emphasizes scholarships as well as mentorship to ensure success
The workforce across northern Arizona and the Southwest will need a growing number of engineering and computer science professionals who can develop advanced solutions addressing water supply shortages, increasing access to renewable energy, enhancing… Read more
SRP funding groundbreaking NAU research into forest health, increasing diversity in STEM
As part of a five-year research agreement, the Phoenix-based Salt River Project (SRP) is funding several Northern Arizona University projects in 2020-2021 that look into forest health and restoration, renewable energy sources and increasing diversity in STEM fields. These projects build on several studies SRP was already funding.
This five-year partnership, which funds research focusing on applied research activities related to SRP’s core businesses of power and water,… Read more
NAU receives $6.83 million grant to continue community-based Native American cancer prevention program
Northern Arizona University has been awarded $6.83 million to continue its efforts in cancer research, training and outreach programs serving Native American communities for the next five years.
Since 2002, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) have received funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to alleviate the unequal burden of cancer… Read more