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NAU business professor Yordy appointed to federal civil rights committee

Business professor Eric D. Yordy will serve a four-year term on the Arizona State Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Continue reading

Page Higher Education Center Signing

President Cheng signs Memorandum for Page Higher Education Center

NAU is collaborating with the Navajo Nation, Dine College, Coconino Community College and Coconino County to provide additional educational opportunities. Continue reading

Campus Recreation kids camps at NAU open for registration

Campus Recreation’s Mountain Jacks and Explorers Kids camp is accepting registration for children from Flagstaff and the surrounding community. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: April 21, 2017

In the Spotlight: April 20, 2017 Kudos to these faculty and staff Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Inside@nau.edu, or use our online submission form. Northern Arizona University is ranked No. 3 on … Continue reading

Kathleen Hunt

NAU scientist pioneers novel ways to study endangered baleen whales

Research professor Kathleen Hunt has found that baleen stores a wide range of hormonal data that can help chart a female whale’s reproductive history–data which she hopes can be used to help repopulate them. Continue reading

Community Art Gallery opens new exhibit

The exhibit will run until January 31, 2017. Continue reading

Tennessee William’s ‘Summer and Smoke’ heats up NAU Theatre stage

Tennessee William’s 'Summer and Smoke' kicks off at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18. Continue reading

NAU students celebrate Native American Heritage Month

NAU celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Throughout the month of November, various activities are planned to commemorate the traditions and culture of indigenous people. Continue reading

NAU joins nationwide drill to test emergency notification system Oct. 20

NAU will conduct a semiannual test of its full emergency notification system starting at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20. Continue reading

Horizon Concert Series at NAU showcases global talents and music

The Horizons Concert Series, hosted by the School of Music, is back again this fall showcasing talents and music from across the globe. Continue reading

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Education student teaching young students NAU earns $500K grant from Kellogg Foundation for early childhood education focused on tribal needs
The program aims to educate teachers in best practices and an appreciation for and understanding of Native American people, cultures and nations.
Frank von Hippel To combat decrease in science literacy, NAU professor creates Science History Podcast
Biology professor Frank von Hippel talks with experts from throughout the world, discussing nuclear weapons, the effects of toxins on hormones and more.
"My Dad Matthew" poster Award-winning documentary on NAU professor to show at Arizona film festivals
"My Dad Matthew," a documentary about the life of NAU professor Matthew Wangeman, will appear in the Flagstaff and Sedona film festivals.
Women in sports teaching the clinic NAU holds National Girls and Women in Sports Day
NAU Athletics is hosting a free clinic on Feb. 17 to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports day.
Serengiti food web NAU researchers quantify nutritional value of soil fungi to the Serengeti food web
A new study shows how much arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi contribute to the complex ecosystem that makes up the Serengeti.
Student Water Symposium logo In the desert, water takes center stage at NAU’s inaugural Student Water Symposium
The symposium is for students doing any type of water-related research, including created art related to or inspired by water. The deadline to submit abstracts is March 16.

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growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.
Freshman Letters NAU in review: Look back to the top NAU News stories of 2017
Relive 2017 with the most read posts from NAU News, covering research, commencement and international recognition.