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NAU researchers contribute to finding of drought’s lasting impact in forests

Recovery from drought takes much longer than previously believed. Continue reading

Bionic Ankle

NSF award propels NAU team toward all-terrain prosthetic

Breakthrough algorithm opens potential to more natural movement with bionic ankle. Continue reading

Womens's outdoor track and field

NAU student-athletes earn Big Sky All-Academic honors

Men's and women's outdoor track, men's and women's tennis and women's golf were recognized for academic success for the spring. Continue reading

Artist's conception of a rubble-pile asteroid and a dust cloud asteroid.

Team led by NAU’s Trilling to receive NASA award for asteroid observations

Award recognizes work of Spitzer Near Earth Asteroid Team. Continue reading

James Coleman

VCU dean chosen as NAU’s provost

James Coleman will begin his new role as provost in August. Continue reading

Ice lab equipment

NAU growing ice to support mission to Pluto

As a worldwide audience awaits images from NASA’s spacecraft flyby of Pluto, NAU scientists already are supporting astronomer’s understanding of the dwarf planet’s surface. Continue reading

The Suites aglow

New on-campus residence hall to accommodate student growth

Northern Arizona University and American Campus Communities are teaming up again to construct a new residence hall on the Flagstaff campus to accommodate increased demands for on-campus housing. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

NAU Yuma social work students At NAU-Yuma, social work puts community interests, unique needs at center of learning
The social work program focuses on border issues; students counsel law enforcement, visiting elderly shut-ins and researching human trafficking and health care.
Students get ready to deploy seal NAU students, researchers discover way to harvest energy from the backs of marine species
Nearly three-fourths of this planet is covered in water, meaning 71 percent of the suns solar energy that is constantly striking Earth's surface is lost in the ocean. Or is it?
Graduate holds degree in air NAU’s Personalized Learning program highlighted on PBS (VIDEO)
Watch the stories of two long-distance Lumberjacks whose college education is thanks to this highly-acclaimed competency-based degree program.
Mitch Strohman and Chef Mark Mulinaro roll sushi NAU’s Chef Mark Molinaro shows how to get creative for National Cooking Day (VIDEO)
It's easy to get stuck in a rut of constantly eating out, heating-up frozen meals or settling for something that has become all too familiar to eat. Here is a chance to break the routine.
Upward Bound Math and Science program receives renewed $1.56M grant
The grant will allow the year-round college-prep academic outreach program to continue through August 2022—providing opportunities for freshmen and sophomore high school students interested in math and science careers
jamf logo ITS introduces Jamf to remotely manage NAU-owned Macs
In order to provide Northern Arizona University with the latest technology, Information Technology Services will launch a new, computer management system.

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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.
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