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NAU junior Chad Brown

NAU junior selected for Udall Scholarship for leadership in Native American issues

Chad Brown, who's studying forestry, received the scholarship in the area of tribal public policy. He wants to help tribes sustainably and traditionally use their lands. Continue reading

Solar panel ribbon cutting

Solar panels on roof of San Francisco Parking Garage go online

Northern Arizona University’s San Francisco Parking Garage got one more level on Tuesday—rows of solar panels along the top floor to harvest the 266 days of sunshine Flagstaff gets. President Rita Cheng, who spoke at the ceremony marking the panels … Continue reading

Be it the Boston Marathon or graduation stage, NAU grad student Rivers Puzey runs through it

In the first half of 2017, Thomas Puzey has won a marathon, finished 16th in the Boston Marathon and raced in Europe. In May he graduates from NAU with a doctorate in physical therapy. Continue reading

Tinna Traustadottir

NIH grant funds NAU research focusing on preventing chronic disease through exercise

Tinna Traustadóttir’s research in redox biology aims to pinpoint age-related changes at the molecular level that increase oxidative stress and determine the amount and type of exercise that can help mitigate the effects of oxidative stress on cell signaling. Continue reading

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Community invited to NAU’s Undergraduate Research Symposium

The symposium allows students from various disciplines to showcase their achievements in research, creativity, service learning and collaborative projects. Continue reading

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Institutional research offering data navigation training for NAU employees

Faculty and staff can take Data Navigation Overview Training to learn how to better access Institutional Research and Analysis. Continue reading

Mars Lab opening

New, high-tech lab enables NAU researchers, students to command Mars Curiosity Rover

A new lab in the Department of Physics and Astronomy will allow students and professors to interact with NASA's Mars rover and collaborate with others. Continue reading

NAU to send capital planning survey next week

NAU Capital Planning and Campus Operations needs your help! The Vice President for Capital Planning and Campus Operations is conducting a customer satisfaction survey and is seeking input from faculty, staff and students. The results of this survey will offer … Continue reading

3 Minute Grad Slam

NAU grad student takes home top prize at statewide 3 Minute Grad Slam

Sofia Sweeney won for her research using Instagram to teach Spanish, while Alexis Okurily won people's choice for her research treating Parkinson's with physical therapy. Continue reading

Peter and The Star Catcher 2017

NAU Theatre hooks ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

NAU is one of the first non-equity productions to get to the rights to the play, which is about the orphaned young boy who becomes Peter Pan. Continue reading

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NAU junior Chad Brown NAU junior selected for Udall Scholarship for leadership in Native American issues
Chad Brown, who's studying forestry, received the scholarship in the area of tribal public policy. He wants to help tribes sustainably and traditionally use their lands.
Magical Moments in Fiction: Author Roberta Parry to speak at NAU Bookstore
Parry will showcase her literary work, including short stories, play monologues and novels. Parry, who grew up in Northern Arizona and now lives in Santa Fe, also will display some of her art.
Be it the Boston Marathon or graduation stage, NAU grad student Rivers Puzey runs through it
In the first half of 2017, Thomas Puzey has won a marathon, finished 16th in the Boston Marathon and raced in Europe. In May he graduates from NAU with a doctorate in physical therapy.
The NAU Shrine of the Ages Choir from above A weekend of choral performances at NAU
The last weekend in April is scheduled to be a big one for the Northern Arizona University School of Music with two concerts featuring seven unique choral ensembles.
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.

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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