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In the Spotlight: May 4, 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. NAU’s Online Master’s Degree in Communication was ranked No. 20 in a list of most … Continue reading

In the Student Spotlight: May 4, 2017

Kudos to these students 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. Lorenzo Miloscia, Tyler Millidge, Kaelyn Gavin, Cameron Weiner-Bonitto, Mia Wolfson, Dennys Esquivel, Muhammad Muhammad, Farren Lash … Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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Arbor Day Foundation awards NAU as 2016 Tree Campus

NAU has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, highlighting the university's commitment to sustainability and a green campus. Continue reading

Campers with Lindsie McCabe

Summer bug camp at NAU opens window into fascinating world of science

Scholarships are available for campers, and NAU faculty and staff get a discount on tuition for the annual camp, which has two sessions this summer. Continue reading

In the Student Spotlight: April 13, 2017

Kudos to these students 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. The NAU-Yuma Social Work Student Association was the 2016-2017 recipient of the Rodney Mather Service Award. … Continue reading

In the Spotlight: April 13, 2017

In the Spotlight: April 13, 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. Ecology professor Ted Schuur, whose research focuses on the … Continue reading

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3 Minute Research Presentation a chance for NAU grad students to share work

Students, faculty and staff are invited to the fourth annual Research Presentation Competition on March 28. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: March 2, 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. The NPR program “Think” recently interviewed Eric Meeks, associate professor of history, on the history of the U.S.-Mexico border. The program … Continue reading

In the Student Spotlight: March 2, 2017

Kudos to these students Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Inside@nau.edu. Five teams from NAU’s Construction Management Program competed in a 48-hour real-world construction competition at the ASC Student Competition in Reno recently. … Continue reading

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Navajo Nation Navajo Nation, NAU researchers study implementation of groundbreaking ‘unhealthy food’ tax
The tax, first of its kind in the United States in terms of scope, aims to encourage healthy habits among members of the Navajo Nation.
Tree thinning project gives NAU forestry students real-world experience
Forestry students researched and created a prescription to help NAU maintain and protect its on-campus ponderosa pine forest while reducing the fire hazard.
Sky Glow A night with NAU’s Harun Mehmedinovic: Free event celebrating Skyglow Project
On July 28, the public is invited to a viewing of time-lapse night photography and films from 8-10 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts.
Southern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys torridus) A wolf’s howl in miniature: NAU researchers discover mice speak similarly to humans
NAU assistant professor and lead author on the research Bret Pasch has studied the grasshopper mice, rodents known for their remarkably loud call, for more than three years.
You’ve been Axe’d! NAU students participate in cooking competition (VIDEO)
In honors of Culinarians Day on July 25, find out who won a student chef competition Campus Dining hosted earlier this year.
Paul Keim Valley Fever test, developed by NAU professor Paul Keim, submitted for FDA approval
The patented test will allow for same-day diagnosis of the fungus-caused illness prevalent in the Sonoran desert region of southern and central Arizona.

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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