NAU Space Grant Success Stories

Victoria Girgis, Kathryn Tellez, Adriana Weise, Madelyn Hart, Hailey Osborn, Ariel Daniel pose inside tree art structure

NAU Physics majors attend Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Six female students from NAU attended the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics.

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Nadine Barlow stands on the edge of Meteor Crater, AZ.

Meteor Crater offers open-air classroom and lab for NAU students and researchers

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

AZ Space Grant Associate Director, Nadine Barlow, discusses the Meteor Crater located 30 miles ea

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Four NAU students gaze at the Milky Way

NAU/NASA Space Grant Staff and Students Participate in Navajo Bridge Star Party!

Friday, October 19, 2018

October 2018 marks the 2nd year that NAU staff and students have brought telescopes to the Navajo Bridge Star Party, to star gaze with the public

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Collin (center) and his project team mates Nate (left) and Ryan (right), tour a local food distribution center with tour guide Haley (far right). The group is posing in front of an informational poster about the distribution center.

Check out current research on unmanned aerial vehicles to assist in food transportation, by 2017 NAU AZ/NASA Space Grant Intern, Collin Krawczyk!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Collin Krawczyk is currently interning at NASA Ames Research Center, designing an unmanned aerial vehicle to assist in transporting food to food banks.

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Portrait of Alexandra Huff

Congratulations to Alexandra Huff, 2015/2016 NAU NASA Space Grant Intern and Fulbright U.S. Scholar

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Alex, a geology major, worked with Dr. Justin Hagerty of the USGS, located in Flagstaff, during her internship at NAU.  She worked on “Placing new constraints on the unexpectedly complex formation of Meteor Crater”, and subsequently was hired by USGS to work as a researcher post graduation.

She will go to Greece to conduct ground-breaking scientific research during her year abroad after receiving international grants from the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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Etude, second from the left, standing with President Rita Cheng

Congratulations to Etude Oneel-Judy, 2015-2016 NAU NASA Space Grant Intern, winner of NAU Golden AXE Award!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Etude graduated with a bachelor’s degree in physics from NAU in May of 2018, and was one of 45 wi

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Portrait of Olivia Thomas

Congratulations Olivia Thomas – 2016-2017 NAU NASA Space Grant Intern!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Olivia was selected as the Distinguished Senior for the Department of Physics & Astronomy and

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Portrait of Christy Cunningham

Christine Cunningham, 2011-2012 NAU Space Grant Intern at Gemini Observatory

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

As a 2011 to 2012 NAU Space Grant Undergraduate Research Intern, Christine Cunningham investigate

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Portrait of Kyle Winfree

Kyle Winfree, NAU Space Grant Intern 2002/2003

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

I participated in the NAU/NASA Space Grant program in 2002/2003 with Dr.

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Portrait of Nadine Barlow

Nadine Barlow appointed Chair of the NAU Department of Physics & Astronomy

Friday, December 8, 2017

Nadine Barlow, NAU Space Grant Associate Director, will become Chair of the Department of Physics

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Emily Litvack, 2013 NAU Space Grant Intern

Emily Litvack, 2013 NAU Space Grant Intern

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Emily Litvack is a science writer at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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NAU Golden Axe Spring 2017 Awardees

NAU Golden Axe Spring 2017 Awardees

Thursday, April 27, 2017

NAU has a couple of Space Grant students who were selected as NAU Golden Axe awardees.  One is a

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Paula Johns, 2011 NAU Space Grant Intern

Paula Johns, 2011 NAU Space Grant Intern

Friday, January 27, 2017

Paula was a N.A.S.A. Space Grant intern for the 2011-2012 academic year.

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Kendra Kellogg, 2009 NAU Space Grant Intern

Kendra Kellogg, 2009 NAU Space Grant Intern

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Kendra Kellogg is currently in her final year of her PhD at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. She was a Space Grant intern for the 2009-2010 school year working with Dr. Lisa Prato at Lowell Observatory.

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Carin Cornwall, 2006 NAU Space Grant Intern

Carin Cornwall, 2006 NAU Space Grant Intern

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Arizona Space Grant was an amazing opportunity for me and laid the foundation for my research trajectory and success in my postgraduate studies. I was a Space Grant intern from 2006-2007 and I worked with my mentor, Dr. Tim Titus, at the U.S. Geological Survey in Flagstaff, researching carbon dioxide snowstorms on Mars.

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Jillian Urban, 2008 NAU Space Grant Intern

Jillian Urban, 2008 NAU Space Grant Intern

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Jillian received her PhD in Biomedical/Medical at the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School

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NAU Space Grant Supports AISES First Nations Launch Rocketry Team

NAU Space Grant Supports AISES First Nations Launch Rocketry Team

Thursday, March 31, 2016

First Nation Team Mentors also have strong connections to Space Grant.

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Leon Begay: Changes in Altitudes (2003 NAU) & Undergraduate Intern (2010 ASU)

Leon Begay: Changes in Altitudes (2003 NAU) & Undergraduate Intern (2010 ASU)

Monday, February 1, 2016

I got involved with NASA’s outreach programs through the Changes in Altitude program in 2003 as a

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Justin Wilgus, 2014 NAU Space Grant Intern, and Crystae Rohman with NAU President Rita Cheng

Justin Wilgus, 2014 NAU Space Grant Intern

Monday, November 30, 2015

Dozens of NAU graduating seniors received honors in November of 2015, recognizing them for their

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