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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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NAU creates new College of Engineering, Informatics, and Applied Sciences to respond to growing demand

The new college, which the Arizona Board of Regents approved Thursday, will allow NAU to put more focused efforts on recruitment and student success. Continue reading

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President Cheng highlights NAU’s efforts in reducing degree gap in remarks to Phoenix-area civic leaders

The president discussed online programs, the Phoenix Biomedical Campus and partnerships with community colleges in Maricopa County. Continue reading

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Running ‘Jack: All-American runner Tyler Day talks about running success (VIDEO)

Day, a junior from Gilbert, has been part of NAU's two national champion cross-country teams and on Wednesday participated in the NCAA track championship. Continue reading

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NAU Alumni Association Awards accepting nominations for 2018

Each year, the NAU Alumni Association honors outstanding Lumberjack graduates for career achievements, community service and promoting the spirit of the university in their everyday lives. Continue reading

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NAU creating new degree programs in data science, international education

The bachelor of data science will begin fall 2019 through the Department of Mathematics and Statistic, while the master’s of international education leadership will be offered starting in spring 2019. Continue reading

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Sounds of the summer: NAU trumpet professor talks about his love of jazz

Stephen Dunn's love of jazz started in junior high school when he joined a jazz band. He still loves the genre's improvisational techniques. Continue reading

Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session

NAU hosts representatives of Arizona’s Native nation, First Nations from Canada for executive training

More than 60 directors and managers representing Native nations in Arizona and First Nations in Canada participated in a Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session at NAU. Continue reading

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4th of july parade 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.
Boy wears exoskeleton NAU’s Biomechatronic Lab: Helping kids walk with wearable robots (VIDEO)
Recently featured on the internet series "Superhuman," NAU scientists are building lightweight, electrically powered exoskeletons to help make mobility and general movements easier and more normal.
Student group photo 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.
Williams family in Japan 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.
Aaron Smith in lab NAU entomologist launches landmark study of the desert darkling beetle
With $879,000 in funding from the NSF, Aaron Smith is doing a study that seeks to advance scientific understanding of these insects.
Two-Tailed Swallowtail NAU receives NSF collaborative grant to improve software used to manage biodiversity data
Led by NAU’s Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, the project will create a new version of the Symbiota software which will increase the platform’s digital specimen records, expand its use by researchers, improve sustainability and enrich education and outreach activities.

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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.