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Sylvester Allred

Squirrels still active in winter months

Allred: Winter is a challenging time for squirrels in northern Arizona. Continue reading

Portrait of Donelle Ruwe

Resilient romances rely on formulaic ties that bind

Ruwe: The formula for a romance is remarkably resilient. It appears in classic works, gothic tales and in contemporary erotic fiction such as Fifty Shades of Grey. Continue reading

Shuster, professor of invertebrate zoology

What Darwin got right

Shuster: Darwin's insights on equalization of the sexes affirmed over time. Continue reading


Black History Month illustrates what is good about America

McZee: February is Black History Month but its ideals should be a part of each day and support all individuals seeking a life of integrity. Continue reading

Sue Darling

Celebrating opportunities of Title IX

Darling: Sports and team activities helped me to grow into the woman I am today. Continue reading

Steven Barger

Stronger relationships mean a better well-being

Barger: Relationships affect our well-being and feelings of depression. Continue reading


The importance of MLK Day now and always

McZee: On MLK Day, it is especially fitting that Americans come together in service that not only honors Dr. King, but builds lasting change in communities. Continue reading

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Je suis Charlie

Poloni-Staudinger: In a free society, we must encourage all forms of political expression. Continue reading

David Brumbaugh

Just shake it off: Damaging earthquakes are rare

Brumbaugh: Northern Arizona's risk of damaging earthquakes is relatively low. Continue reading

Mark Molinaro

The perfect turkey

Molinaro: Brining for 24 hours is the best way to prepare a moist turkey. Continue reading

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Faculty and staff are invited to meet the candidates seeking the position of dean of the School of Nursing.
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NAU employees are invited to the 21st annual Employee Appreciation Mixer Wednesday, March 25, in the Campus Recreation Center Gym in the HLC.
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NAU Athletics is seeking input from the campus and community on ticket prices, pre-game activities, kickoff time and more.

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NAU mechanical engineering associate professor John Tester works at the university's RAPIDLab overseeing multiple innovations and other campus projects. NAU lab turning ideas into marketable objects
NAU's RAPIDLab, led by mechanical engineering associate professor John Tester, is active in numerous campus projects, building prototypes for university researchers.
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Northern Arizona University's enrollment for spring 2015 is up five percent from the year before, reflecting a growth in undergraduate students.
Graduation Gates Millennium Scholars part of changing tide in student success
A growing NAU cohort of underserved, low-income students earns good-through-graduation financial support.