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Social Science

To stay or to go: NAU forestry professor receives grant to investigate human decision-making to better inform wildfire evacuation

Catrin Edgeley, assistant professor of Northern Arizona University’s School of Forestry has received a $400,000 grant as part of the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s (NCAR) Early Career Faculty Innovator Program to investigate how people view wildfires and make decisions about whether to evacuate. The grant, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, will allow Edgeley to work

State

Governor Ducey’s Budget Focuses On Education, Tax Relief

Governor Doug Ducey today released his fiscally responsible, recovery-focused budget for Fiscal Year 2022. With a resilient economy, the budget makes historic investments in K-12 education, public health, public safety, wildfire prevention, infrastructure, and more, while also providing tax relief to everyday Arizonans. “Arizona is resilient, and we continue to move forward in the face

Politics

When Trump talks law and order, some Wisconsin voters listen

Alexis Arnold says she’s sympathetic toward protesters who have peacefully fought racial injustice this summer. But as some demonstrations spiral into violence, her anxiety is building. “Why are we so broken right now?” the 44-year-old art gallery owner wondered. The uncertainty is drawing her to whatever stability President Donald Trump can offer. He has spent

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