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One NAU expert’s opinion: What you should and should not be eating to be healthier

Northern Arizona University dietitian and health educator Megan Anderson breaks down new trends on what you should and should not try this year to help you be healthier. Continue reading

New Years Resolutions

One NAU professor’s opinion: Making your New Year’s resolutions stick

Resolutions have been made. But do they work? The common view is most New Year’s resolutions are broken very quickly. But why strive to better yourself only in January? Shouldn’t this goal be a regular part of our lives? Continue reading

Lori Poloni Staudinger

Examining female terrorists

Poloni-Staudinger: Women terrorists capture attention because they clash with socially constructed perceptions. Continue reading

Danielle Donaldson on the steps of Old Main

Hats off to NAU employee graduates

Donaldson: To the students who work 40 hours per week and continue working after hours, we made it! Continue reading

Alex Hayes

The gift of Dale Carnegie Training

Hayes: A highlight in NAU's business college is the Dale Carnegie Training. Continue reading

Sean Anthony

The Road to Rio

Anthony: NAU and Flagstaff are playing important roles in the upcoming Olympic Games. Continue reading

Tom Filsinger

Never underestimate the power of you

Filsinger: Coping with stress effectively is all about personal empowerment. Continue reading

Lela Montfert

Overcoming challenges through giving back

It is in this time of shared challenge that I feel even more inclined to give, not only my time and energy but through direct monetary donations. Continue reading

Celeste Headlee

March is International Listening Month

Headlee: Go out, listen and prepare to be amazed. Continue reading

Anna Sosa

Traditional versus electronic toys

Sosa: Trading electronics for traditional toys and books may boost early language development. Continue reading

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Michael Horn President’s Distinguished Speaker Series continues with education innovator
Michael Horn, an expert on disruptive innovation, online learning, blended learning and competency-based learning, will speak about transforming the education system to be more student-centered.
Bill Franke Celebrating a decade of impact: How one family changed the lives of 29,504 NAU students
Eric Hughes, a Franke Scholar, didn't think his college experience would include traveling abroad for the first time, earning a prestigious internship and meeting Warren Buffett—but it did, thanks to Bill and Carolyn Franke and the business college that dawns their name.
‘A very powerful, poignant and poetic impulse:’ NAU, Flagstaff communities invited to fifth annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week (VIDEO)
The weeklong series of events will educate, entertain and introduce participants to the complex history and culture of hip hop music.
Beulah overnight road closures ADOT announces overnight road closures on Beulah near south end of NAU campus
Both north- and southbound lanes on Beulah will be closed overnight next week, though on different nights. Use I-17 as a detour.
NAU Service Professional Advisory Council hosts cleanup
Recycle and trash bags and grabbers will be provided to participants. Families, children and pets on leashes are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves and water.
Jazz greats come to NAU for workshops, performances
Jazz great Lucas Pino and jazz band No Net Nonet will work and perform with NAU School of Music students during their upcoming visit to NAU

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Underneath the lion: Celebrate the Lunar New Year at NAU with traditional lion dance performances
NAU senior Colleen McDowell struggled with high-functioning autism and depression, then she enrolled in PES100, a Chinese Martial Arts course, and became a lion dancer. Enjoy several performances at NAU and throughout town on Feb. 16 to ring in the year of the dog.
growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.