News and Events
Join us for this semester's Seminar Series
. All seminars are located in the Geology Building, #19, Room 103 unless otherwise noted.
Be on the lookout for the School’s sponsored events like
lecture series and check Green NAU for their sustainability related events like film premieres, lectures, group
hikes, calls for papers, and national events like the Summer Institute. Also read and view featured news articles and
videos at Green NAU.
Featured news and media
New Endowed Award for Geology
Ulf, ’95 MS Geology, and Kelly Becker have established a new
endowed award, The Becker Family Award in Geology. This fund is intended
to assist field mapping and research expenses related to graduate and
undergraduate studies in geology. Ulf is enthusiastic about the collaborative
learning & field experience he gained at NAU, around the Colorado Plateau,
the Basin & Range, and Grand Canyon. He and Kelly want the same for
future students – they encourage other Geology alumni to support this or other
endowed scholarships intended to benefit the Geology Program at NAU. For more good
news visit: http://nau.edu/Campaign/About/News/.
Natural Resource Professional of the Year
We are happy to announce that Chris Parish, PhD candidate in the Lab of Landscape Ecology and Conservation Biology, Integrative PhD program of the School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability with an emphasis in Climate and Landscape Change, has been awarded the Natural Resource Professional of the Year by the Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Chris is the Project Director for The Peregrine Fund’s Condor Recovery Program.
NAU alumnus Jessica Gist (pictured on the right with Arizona Wildlife Federation President Tom Mackin) was awarded the 2011 Governmental Agency Conservationist of the Year from Arizona Wildlife Federation.
Abe Springer: Communities help pay for ecosystem services provided by forests. Published in High Country News
Abe Springer: Lost springs on the rebound. Published in AZ Daily Sun
Scott Anderson: Megadroughts. Published in Nature.
Erik Neilsen: http://news.nau.edu/forests-central-america-paying-price-drug-trafficking-shift/.