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The Genocide Resource Project helps educators and students

NAU's resource project provide scholars, researchers and educators with genocide and Holocaust related data that can be used for analysis and teaching related purposes. Continue reading

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Cheng highlights successful community collaboration at ABOR meeting

Collaboration and student success were focal points at the summer Arizona Board of Regents meeting in Flagstaff last week. Continue reading

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Internship 101 for local employers

Learn how employers create internship opportunities for NAU students. Continue reading

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NAU’s assistant director of football operations in a league of her own

Following a career as a high school quarterback, Lanae Blocker has made a name for herself assisting with NAU football operations. Continue reading

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Retirement reception planned for Catherine Talakte Taylor

Join the campus community at a reception honoring retiring the director of Native American Student Services. Continue reading

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Outstanding NAU researchers and scholars honored

Northern Arizona University researchers were honored during the 2016 Research and Creative Activity Awards last month. Continue reading

Super-size your memory during summer session

Learn powerful study strategies as well as techniques to handle everyday memory challenges this summer, starting June 6. Continue reading

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NAU researcher: Nurses can apply science of caring to combat compassion fatigue

Dorothy Dunn, assistant professor of nursing, finds remedy for compassion fatigue— a growing problem among nurses. Continue reading

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NAU’s occupational therapy doctoral program earns accreditation

ACOTE grants NAU accreditation for the first entry-level doctoral occupational therapy program at a state-funded university. Continue reading

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Outstanding NAU employees honored with President’s Achievement Award

Ten NAU employees were selected for the 2016 President’s Achievement Award, considered the highest staff recognition. Continue reading

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NAU’s annual Abandoned Bike Sale scheduled for Friday
More than 200 bicycles will be available at NAU's Abandoned Bike Sale, which will be held Aug. 25 in the University Union Field House.
NAU researcher: City’s infrastructure, not population, plays greater role in ecological impact
Ben Ruddell and his co-authors looked at how a city adversely affected surrounding infrastructure, with plans to look for ways to improve in the future.
NAU researcher uses native species to restore the Colorado Plateau
Brad Butterfield is collaborating with the Bureau of Land Management to figure out what various seeds are needed to repopulate fire-devastated areas.
2017 Legislature Intern Class Arizona legislative internships offer glimpse into career in public service, accepting applications now
Each spring, Northern Arizona University students have the opportunity to develop skills and experience the legislative process firsthand while working alongside professionals at the state capitol.

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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