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High school students learn summer lessons at NAU

High school students learned about UAVs, renewable energy and other technologies during the Upward Bound Summer Academy at NAU. Continue reading

Diana Robinson photo, Douglas fir.

NAU researcher battles the perfect weed

An NAU research professor studies invasive species including broom. Continue reading

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NAU implements program keeping Jacks safe

NAU is being recognized for early success with the Campus Connects program, which helps individuals recognize students who may be facing emotional distresses. Continue reading

A dirt road through a crop field leads to a wind turbine.

ITEP supports tribal food programs

NAU's Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals is assisting Native American tribes and their efforts to plant gardens. Continue reading

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NAU hosting international scholars

NAU's hosting of international scholars brings opportunities for mentorship, scholarship exchange and global research. Continue reading

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Border and global business part of new master’s program

NAU's new Master of Global Administration degree will focus on global business principles, including an emphasis on the U.S. border with Mexico. Continue reading

Kevin Shaw and Breanna West read a large file in a clinic office

NAU students explore systems of medicine and health inequality

Anthropology in action: NAU students study the Poore Medical Clinic and offer suggestions for future operations. Continue reading

A small drone hovers in front of the engineering building

NSF grant to help NAU grow and share drone technology

NAU has been awarded an NSF grant to create an unmanned aerial vehicle and instructions for scientists around the world to duplicate the UAV. Continue reading

OT students Lyndsey Helburg, Jill Johnston, and Tiffany Fought

Multi-disciplinary healthcare approach benefits NAU’s OT students

The Community Health Mentor Program is a tri-university initiative. Students from multiple healthcare disciplines work together with members of the community, applying classroom concepts and learning from their peers. Continue reading

NAU President Rita Cheng signs a memorandum of understanding next to CETYS President Fernando León García

NAU signs MOU with CETYS for educational opportunities across the border

NAU and CETYS, in Mexicali, Mexico, have a memorandum of understanding detailing educational collaborations between the universities. Continue reading

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Latest Site Activity

Public invited to reception for local artists
A reception for the artists being exhibited at the High Country Conference Center Community Art Gallery will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.
Northern Arizona University sign NAU holds hearing for proposed 2017-18 tuition
Northern Arizona University will hold an interactive tuition hearing from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28.
Phoenix Biomedical Center NAU occupational therapists earn grants to study Native Americans with disabilities
The grants, from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, allow Heather Williamson and Maureen Russell to look at health access and sleep issues.
Flipback by kathryn martin Exhibit celebrating everyday inspiration coming to NAU Art Museum
The exhibit, which manages to be both ambitious and individualistic for the viewer, will be on display March 28 through May 5.
Aerial shot of Woodstock School in India NAU becomes international leader in STEM education
The Center for Science Teaching and Learning hosted its first international visitors—with hopes of expanding STEM curriculum world-wide.
Future of drought resistance through bacteria NAU study finds drought-quenching bacteria protect plants from climate stress
The study, led by doctoral student Rachel Rubin, determined bacteria could play a significant role in increasing crop yields in the future.

Editor’s Picks

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