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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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Fly's eyes Up close and personal: A look at NAU’s Scanning Electron Microscope (VIDEO)
While a regular microscope magnifies objects up to a thousand times, the Scanning Electron Microscope can magnify objects more than a million times—producing images unlike anything you've ever seen.
National Science Foundation funds NAU project to reduce false alarm rates in ICUs
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Strap on your helmet for annual Bike to Work Week in Flagstaff, NAU
Flagstaff commuters are ditching the car keys for bicycle helmets May 21-26 to participate in this year’s Bike to Work Week, packed with events meant to get your wheels spinning.
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Area of narco-deforestation in Honduras. NAU researchers find silent victim in drug wars: Central America’s forests
Because officials in Mexico and the Caribbean have been cracking down on drug smuggling, Central America has seen a rise in its cocaine trafficking and a subsequent decline in its surrounding forests.

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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