SES Associate Professor Donna Shillington was recently elected by her peers to serve as Secretary of the Tectonophysics Section of the American Geophysical Union, the world’s largest earth and space science society. The Tectonophysics Section represents a large community of scientists focused on a broad spectrum of dynamic Earth processes. As secretary, Shillington will be a member of the Tectonophysics leadership… Read more
Dr. Clare Aslan is an Associate Professor in SES and co-director of the Center for Adaptable Western Landscapes. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), a nonprofit organization that funds scientific research to help utility companies make sustainable decisions, has awarded Aslan and colleagues a $379,177 grant to study the potential for improving pollinator habitat in power line rights-of-way. The four-year study… Read more
Congrats to our own Nancy Johnson and Laura Huenneke, who have been selected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for their contributions to science, including ecological research, leadership, and education! Read more at NAU News. A huge honor for these leaders and our School!
SES Postdoctoral researcher Aurora Silleni was recently interviewed about her research on the Campanian Ignimbrite by Il Messaggero, an important newspaper in Rome. Her work has characterized the volume and distribution of ash and pumice from a huge eruption in the Campi Flegrei, outside Naples, Italy, at 39.8 Ma. It was the largest eruption in Europe in the past 200,000… Read more
This Fall’s Gold Axe winners for exceptional undergraduate achievement include two Geology majors – Sarah Nolt-Caraway and Natasha Voss. Congrats grads-to-be!