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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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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 Continue reading

NAU recognized for excellence in diversity

Northern Arizona University recently received the prestigious 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Continue reading

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Autopsies reveal new information about the Sverdlovsk anthrax accident

NAU scientists, along with TGen, uncovered instrumental data on what some refer to as the “biological Chernobyl.” Continue reading

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NAU ranked No. 1 in the nation for social media engagement in higher education

Northern Arizona University has placed itself at the top of the mountain when it comes to social media engagement. Continue reading

Scot Raab

NAU honored with ‘Above and Beyond’ award by Department of Defense

Arizona’s Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve—a division of the Department of Defense—recently announced that NAU will be honored with the Above and Beyond Award. Continue reading

Math mentors and tutorees

Program offers mathematical solutions for incoming freshmen

NAU's remedial math program has been recognized as a standout for preparing incoming freshman for college. Continue reading

Pluto image from New Horizons

A surprise on Pluto leads NAU’s Trilling to unexpected conclusion

Researcher turns attention to lack of craters in prominent region of Pluto. Continue reading

Rodel principal Stacie Zanzucchi

Arizona’s best school principals received NAU degrees

The Rodel Foundation has named its exemplary principals and five of the eight winners received degrees from Northern Arizona University. Continue reading

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Magical Moments in Fiction: Author Roberta Parry to speak at NAU Bookstore
Parry will showcase her literary work, including short stories, play monologues and novels. Parry, who grew up in Northern Arizona and now lives in Santa Fe, also will display some of her art.
Be it the Boston Marathon or graduation stage, NAU grad student Rivers Puzey runs through it
In the first half of 2017, Thomas Puzey has won a marathon, finished 16th in the Boston Marathon and raced in Europe. In May he graduates from NAU with a doctorate in physical therapy.
The NAU Shrine of the Ages Choir from above A weekend of choral performances at NAU
The last weekend in April is scheduled to be a big one for the Northern Arizona University School of Music with two concerts featuring seven unique choral ensembles.
Campus Recreation kids camps at NAU open for registration
Campus Recreation’s Mountain Jacks and Explorers Kids camp is accepting registration for children from Flagstaff and the surrounding community.
Tinna Traustadottir NIH grant funds NAU research focusing on preventing chronic disease through exercise
Tinna Traustadóttir’s research in redox biology aims to pinpoint age-related changes at the molecular level that increase oxidative stress and determine the amount and type of exercise that can help mitigate the effects of oxidative stress on cell signaling.
Colorado River in the Grand Canyon NAU research suggests climate change likely to cause significant shift in Grand Canyon vegetation
Decreases in river flows and frequency of flooding with future climate warming will likely shift vegetation along the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon to species with more drought-tolerant traits.

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