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soil fungi

NAU’s Hungate co-authors research report published in ‘Science’

Research helps resolve a long-standing debate about the role of nitrogen limitation for plant responses to carbon dioxide. Continue reading

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NAU selected for national project to improve undergraduate education with adaptive courseware

Program aimed at better meeting the general education needs of today’s undergraduate students. Continue reading

Women's track and field

Student-athletes earn Big Sky All-Academic honors

Thirty-three members of the Northern Arizona University athletics program were recognized by the Big Sky Conference for their academic achievements during the spring semester. Continue reading

Bruce Hungate

Bruce Hungate elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Fellows are elected based on records of scientific achievement and advances in microbiology. Continue reading

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Big data, cybersecurity education boosted by new school at NAU

School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems becomes official on July 1. Continue reading

Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

MRSA detection technology developed by TGen and NAU granted first patent

Australia is first of many countries expected to approve patent for superbug test. Continue reading

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Carbon dioxide biggest player in thawing permafrost

NAU members of Permafrost Carbon Network contribute to published study. Continue reading

Oak Creek

Do the leaves that fall into a stream affect the insects that fly out?

Study reveals new ways a plant’s genotype can influence its surrounding ecosystem. Continue reading

Li Yonghong, T.S. Amer and Beverly Amer

NAU hosting international scholars

NAU's hosting of international scholars brings opportunities for mentorship, scholarship exchange and global research. Continue reading

Ecological Society of America esa

Two NAU researchers elected as ESA fellows

The Ecological Society of America Fellowship recognizes the outstanding contributions of Michelle Mack and Catherine "Kitty" Gehring. Continue reading

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soil fungi NAU’s Hungate co-authors research report published in ‘Science’
Research helps resolve a long-standing debate about the role of nitrogen limitation for plant responses to carbon dioxide.
Returning AmeriCorps Members Civic Service Institute at NAU awarded grant to launch statewide AmeriCorps program
Project seeks to improve on-time high school graduation rates and postsecondary enrollment rates in Arizona.
Students on computers in classroom NAU selected for national project to improve undergraduate education with adaptive courseware
Program aimed at better meeting the general education needs of today’s undergraduate students.
Women's track and field Student-athletes earn Big Sky All-Academic honors
Thirty-three members of the Northern Arizona University athletics program were recognized by the Big Sky Conference for their academic achievements during the spring semester.
Louie at the parade Join fellow Lumberjacks for Fourth of July fun
Celebrate July Fourth during the annual parade Monday in downtown Flagstaff.
Tobacco-free NAU Fresh Air is on the Horizon nau.edu/tobaccofree Tobacco-free policy goes into effect July 1
The student-driven policy supports a healthy learning and working environment for all.

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