News Briefs

10/30/2015 The idea that simple eye movements could help trauma victims reprocess emotional... read more

Teki Sankey uses satellite images, airplane-mounted sensors and unmanned aerial vehicles, such as the octocopter, to gather data.

10-28-15 Snowpack can be difficult to measure in the rugged, varied terrain of northern Arizona’s... read more
10/23/15. Despite working in the high-mountain desert of a landlocked state, Michael Shafer,... read more
During the 2015 Flagstaff Festival of Science, Dr. Michelle Mack, a professor at NAU’s Center for... read more

Student Research

NAU student at poster fair during her 2015 summer internship at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

NAU astronomy and physics major Sierra Ferguson displays her research at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's intern poster fair during her 2015 summer internship. 

Children grow up with career aspirations inspired out of innocence, and Sierra Ferguson was no different from the rest.But the paths to ballerina or veterinarian led nowhere near the destinations... read more

Faces of Research

As global temperatures increase, fragile ecosystems across the world are facing drastic changes, such as more extreme forest fires and increasingly severe droughts. Dr. Michelle Mack, a professor at NAU’s Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (ECOSS) and a recognized leader in plant and ecosystem ecology, is researching how global climate change is affecting... read more

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