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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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Benjamin Koch and his co-authors use genomic "tags" to track bacteria similarly to using physical tags to track animal movement through an ecosystem.
Live from NAU, it’s The Flagstaff Experience! Dutch students wrap up three-week video production course with live TV show
Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show.
student teaching Investment firm cofounder donating $1M to NAU for student teacher scholarships
The scholarships are intended to help students from traditionally underrepresented groups during student-teaching, when balancing another job is difficult.
NAU logo NAU partners with ACUE to improve student success through instructional excellence
The university is partnering with the Association of College and University Educators to provide another way to help faculty help students succeed.
Nature writer participating in summer reading event at NAU Bookstore
Author Nancy Rivest Green, who draws inspiration from time spent living and teaching in Grand Canyon National Park, will sign books on June 27.

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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