What’s new in ¡MIRA!

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For decades, investments have been made toward increasing the diversity of STEM students and professionals through education, outreach, and other strategies.  Unfortunately, these efforts have not resulted in degrees attained or professional workforces that reflect the demographics of our nation, southwest region, or state.  ¡MIRA! was created as a disruptive force in STEM, removing barriers […]

NAU senior wins national Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

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This month, Bahe was announced as a winner of the prestigious Udall Undergraduate Scholarship, a national scholarship program for students preparing for careers in the environment, tribal public policy or Native health care. The winners also must demonstrate leadership potential, a record of public service and academic achievement.   Read full NAU Review article.  

Athletics and asteroids

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Cross-country runner and physics and mathematics double major Beau Prince studies the surfaces of asteroids—but his dreams don’t stop there.   Read NAU Boundless article.

Engineering the future of patient care

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Ugrad Josette Vigil is doing some really amazing research in Tim Becker's Bioengineering lab! Read about what she is studying to further improve stroke treatment.