Dr. Fatemeh Afghah and graduate student Katie Orndahl receive award for 2020 Research and Creative Activity NAU Awards. Dr. Afghah received an award for Most Promising New Research Scholar while Katie Orndahl has received an award for Most Promising Graduate Student Research.
Dr. Kiona Ogle was awarded the CEIAS Distinguished Mentorship award to honor her remarkable work in extensive and effective mentorship of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
The Wearable Informatics Lab at SICCS, is a team of both undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of academic disciplines, led by Assistant professor Dr. Kyle Winfree. Their projects are focused on designing and fabricating wearable technology that improves health care. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wearable Informatics Team of students and faculty have refocused their capabilities to produce face shields… Read more
SICCS students, Shelby Elizabeth Hagemann and Brianna E Buchert received a 2020-2021 Hooper Undergraduate Research Award (HURA) awarded by the Office for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity at NAU for their projects The Effects and Potential of Behavioral Mobile Health Applications on College Students and Modeling the effects of environmental temperature on the spread of an amphibian virus respectively.
Two Northern Arizona University students have been named national Goldwater Scholars, making this the fourth year in a row NAU has been represented and the third year with multiple scholarship winners. This prestigious award provides scholarships to undergraduates who intend to pursue research in their chosen field of natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.
Third-year student Beau Prince, studying mathematics, physics and astronomy, and sophomore Breezy Brock, studying microbiology, were selected from 1,343 students nationwide who were nominated. Only 396 are selected. Read more
For the millions of Americans concerned about shortages of vital supplies like toilet paper, food basics and other items vital to getting us through an unprecedented global health crisis, there is some encouraging news, according to researchers at Northern Arizona University.
In fact, the U.S. supply chains are proving resilient in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, though there are points of concern that decision-makers, emergency managers and the public should consider,… Read more