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Warming the community: NAU’s garden provides firewood to those in need

When trees needed to be cut down to accommodate a new Southwest Experimental Garden Array, instead of disposing of them, NAU partnered with Wood for Winter Warmth, a Sunnyside Neighborhood Association program that provides free firewood to elderly and low-income residents of northern Arizona. Continue reading

Mobile app brings real-time tracking to NAU shuttles

The app will also feature up-to-minute announcements that take the guesswork out of waiting for a bus, resulting in less time at the bus stop. Continue reading

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NAU team facilitates joint agreement for cooperative stewardship of Canyon de Chelly

Canyon de Chelly National Monument, which the signed recently. The agreement lays out legal roles and responsibilities for canyon management for the Navajo Nation, National Park Service and Bureau of Indian Affairs. Continue reading

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One year in, NAU Teachers Academy educating students where they work and live

To help combat the state's teacher shortage, each of the three Arizona institutions of higher education began a Teachers Academy last fall. Today, almost all of NAU’s students are returning for the second year of the program, and dozens more are in the application process. Continue reading

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Trash to treasure: NAU’s composting machine turning food waste into fertilizer (VIDEO)

As the awareness level of how harmful trash is to the environment continues to grow, people throughout the world are doing what they can to make a difference. At NAU, that means introducing programs that promote recycling and help reduce trash waste. Continue reading

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President Cheng joins U.S. delegation to explore bilateral collaboration in Israel

She was part of the American Jewish Council's Project Interchange delegation, which spent a week exchanging ideas on innovation and learning. Continue reading

NAU-sponsored Crooked Figure Theatre Company announces summer season in Mayer, Sedona

Crooked Figure Theatre Company continues to push the creative boundaries of theatre this summer with two classic stories told in new ways and performed in unique places. Crooked Figure Theatre Company is a site-specific summer stock company housed within the … Continue reading

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NAU community invited to support NAU Athletics at Independence Day parade

NAU community is invited to walk in Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Independence Day parade. Continue reading

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Next generation of Native American storytellers at NAU this summer

The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop introduces students to university and professional broadcast atmospheres and helps them develop tools to share stories through TV and radio. Continue reading

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Online opportunity: Alum talks about his life-changing decision to earn a master’s degree from NAU Online

David Williams did his master's degree from Tokyo, where he and his family are stationed as he finishes his career in the U.S. military. NAU Online offers degree programs for students anywhere in the world. Continue reading

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Andrew Richardson PhenoCam Warmer temperatures lengthen growing season, increase plants’ vulnerability to frost, NAU researcher finds
Ecologist Andrew Richardson used his camera network to track the counterintuitive effects that climate change has on forests throughout the country.
NAU ITS NAU implementing two-step verification to prevent data, payroll theft
Two-Step Verification is a security measure that requires two factors to verify your identity online. These factors include something you know (your password) and something you have (your mobile device or hardware token).
Parking permits for 2018-19 academic year available for purchase online
As the start of the fall semester draws near, Parking Services would like to remind faculty and staff that current permits expire Aug. 14.
Adair and Kitty in the field NAU undergrad research examines role of soil fungi in pinyon pine survival during record drought
A team of NAU researchers has been studying the importance of soil fungi to the growth and survival of pinyon pine for more than two decades. Now, an NAU undergrad is serving as the study’s lead author.
stacks of wood Warming the community: NAU’s garden provides firewood to those in need
When trees needed to be cut down to accommodate a new Southwest Experimental Garden Array, instead of disposing of them, NAU partnered with Wood for Winter Warmth, a Sunnyside Neighborhood Association program that provides free firewood to elderly and low-income residents of northern Arizona.
Mobile app brings real-time tracking to NAU shuttles
The app will also feature up-to-minute announcements that take the guesswork out of waiting for a bus, resulting in less time at the bus stop.

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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.