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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

anthrax

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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Parking lot Flexible parking permitted during winter break
These permit zone exceptions will be in effect Dec. 18-Jan. 12.
Casey Jones and Abe Springer NAU environmental science student, professor publish dual studies looking at Grand Canyon water flow
Casey Jones, who graduates Friday with a master's degree, and Abe Springer measured the speed and routes water used to move from the Kaibab Plateau to Roaring Springers in the canyon.
Bruce Hungate NAU researchers join Department of Energy project to study the soil microbiome and its effect on carbon persistence
Scientists from NAU recently joined a large new initiative to study the role of the soil microbiome in the planet’s carbon cycle.
DPS-NAU Public Safety Experience DPS/NAU Public Safety Experience gives students inside look at law enforcement career
The purpose of this outreach was to discuss ways to build a pipeline of well-trained law enforcement professionals, both civilian and sworn positions.
Alexia Adams and her dog, Samantha Graduate Alexia Adams: Sidelined by a head injury, grad student came back with more passion for health care
Alexia Adams is earning her doctorate of physical therapy after a two-year hiatus for medical treatment and rehab related to a traumatic brain injury.
NAU faculty and staff invited to celebrate the season at the President’s Holiday Reception
Faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the season at the annual President’s Holiday Reception Dec. 13.

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