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NAU researchers join Department of Energy project to study the soil microbiome and its effect on carbon persistence

Scientists from NAU recently joined a large new initiative to study the role of the soil microbiome in the planet’s carbon cycle. Continue reading

Graduate Lorenzo Johnson: From NAU track athlete to dad, how one student’s journey took a turn for the best

Since his daughter's birth during his sophomore year, Johnson finds myself living by the motto, 'you can't prepare for everything, but you can work through anything.' Continue reading

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NAU only university in Arizona to receive coveted educator preparation accreditation

This evidence-based accreditation not only draws attention to the merit of the programs offered at NAU, but also the value of its teachers who enter the workforce after graduation. Continue reading

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NAU Clay Club to host annual sale of student and faculty made pottery

The sale is from 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 2 and 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Dec. 4. , in the Ceramics Complex. Continue reading

Stephen M. Shuster

Three decades into ‘dream job’ at NAU, Shuster named AAAS Fellow for contributions in zoology

AAAS Fellows have a responsibility to show everyone that science is not a threat, but rather a great equalizer of humanity, and Shuster is determined to do so. Continue reading

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Thanks, NAU: More than 1500 items donated in this year’s clothing drive

Today wrapped up the annual Classified Staff Advisory Council winter clothing drive, and organizers were thrilled with the turnout. Continue reading

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NAU School of Music Holiday Dinner serves up food and music

The Annual Holiday Dinner, which will feature a three course meal and continuous music performances, has seatings in late November and early December. Continue reading

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ITS to hold forum updating NAU community on website transition, progress

The forum will take place from 3-4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, and will present progress on the website transition, plans for moving forward and conduct a question-and-answer session. Continue reading

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NAU part of research team to discover rodents produce ultrasonic vocalizations like that of police whistle

The anatomy and mechanisms underlying vocal production are often poorly described, especially in small animals, but thanks to new imaging technology, researchers were able to examine the laryngeal structures of small rodents for the first time. Continue reading

King John

NAU Department of Theatre’s ‘King John’ mirrors modern world

“King John” tells the story of one of England’s least popular kings and his attempts to hold on to his crown in the face of widespread corruption and public unrest. Continue reading

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Bruce Hungate NAU researchers join Department of Energy project to study the soil microbiome and its effect on carbon persistence
Scientists from NAU recently joined a large new initiative to study the role of the soil microbiome in the planet’s carbon cycle.
DPS-NAU Public Safety Experience DPS/NAU Public Safety Experience gives students inside look at law enforcement career
The purpose of this outreach was to discuss ways to build a pipeline of well-trained law enforcement professionals, both civilian and sworn positions.
Alexia Adams and her dog, Samantha Graduate Alexia Adams: Sidelined by a head injury, grad student came back with more passion for health care
Alexia Adams is earning her doctorate of physical therapy after a two-year hiatus for medical treatment and rehab related to a traumatic brain injury.
NAU faculty and staff invited to celebrate the season at the President’s Holiday Reception
Faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the season at the annual President’s Holiday Reception Dec. 13.
NAU’s Ardrey Memorial Auditorium hosts ‘Christmas in the Mountains’
“Christmas in the Mountains” will feature festive music performed by choirs and musicians on brass, percussion and organ,
‘An Irish Christmas’ comes to NAU
Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland with dancing, singing and Irish traditional music.

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NAU’s unique study abroad program wins international award
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Patient with autism spectrum disorder NAU researcher discovers key to fighting autism may lie not in the mind, but in the gut
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
NAU student-athletes and Louie the Lumberjack join Flagstaff area elementary school students at an assembly. Lumberjack love: NAU student-athletes work with area elementary school children
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program