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Water Contamination Could Be Causing Thyroid Disease in Southwest AZ

May 18, 2017
Lipman Herne / Northern Arizona University

A human-made chemical used to fire rockets into space, power fireworks, and open airbags in car crashes could also be the cause of numerous cases of thyroid disease in Yuma, Arizona.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Colleges Agree to Cross-Border Collaboration

Mar 30, 2017
Craig Fry / Arizona Western College

Representatives from seven universities and colleges in Arizona and Mexico gathered in Yuma Wednesday.  The institutions signed on to an agreement to collaborate across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Yuma Botanists Collect Plants for Statewide Inventory

Nov 25, 2015
courtesy Karen Reichhardt

The Plant Atlas Project is an ongoing effort to catalogue Arizona’s native vegetation.

Upcoming winter rains will offer a window to collect some of the flowering plants needed for that inventory.

At first glance, the southwestern corner of Arizona might not seem like a great place to study plant life.

  AZED-A new graduate program at Northern Arizona University is available for those who want to work in tribal communities.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with NAU's director of Applied Indigenous studies Chad Hamill about the leadership program that involves a mix of online courses and in person.

Arizona Edition - After 20 years at Northern Arizona University-Yuma, Larry Gould has retired.  For the last several years he was Associate Vice President and Campus Executive Officer.

Taking over that position is someone familiar with the NAU branch campus structure, Susan Johnstad.  Johnstad stopped by the studios to talk to KAWC’s Lou Gum about the coming year and how she’ll split her time between northern and southern Arizona… (originally aired 08/18/14).