End of the semester is always an amazing time around here, with all the accomplishments of our graduating students on full display. This Spring, Environmental Sciences BS student Yazhmin Dozal is the Distinguished Senior for the College of the Environment, Forestry,… Read more
Climate Sciences and Solutions MS student Maya Shimoni won an award for her poster at the Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society (AIMS) this spring. Maya has been working in a microscopy lab to create very high-quality images of insects that allow for improved species identification. This identification work improves the ability of scientists to… Read more
Two of our Master’s students in Environmental Sciences and Policy, Ethan Taber and Jessica Archibald, were both recently awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships! This means 3 years of full support to carry them on into PhD programs… Read more
The roots of most plants form symbioses with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), and harnessing these symbioses could reduce irrigation and fertilizer inputs for more sustainable production of many crops, including biofuel sorghum. Regents’ Professor Nancy Johnson in the School of Earth & Sustainability was awarded $1.3 million to collaborate with researchers at the University of Georgia to study the beneficial associations between biofuel… Read more
NAU SES scientists are using drones, seismometers, cameras and more to study the aftermath of Museum Fire. This NSF-funded research is critical to understanding flooding potential and debris flows on a disturbed landscape. Plus major bonus, the article in the Daily Sun is written by one of our amazing local geology alums, John Noll!