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Grant funding aims to increase Native American recruitment to NAU health programs

Grant support brings diversity to physical education career preparation. Continue reading

Researchers engage in discussion.

Great ideas mingle in the name of research

A strategic "speed meeting" initiative promises to build targeted, interdisciplinary research capacity at NAU. Continue reading

Palliative Care

Improving quality of life for the seriously ill

NAU research shows the need for increased palliative care services. Continue reading

Chloride Cliff in the Funeral Mountains

For NAU researcher, what’s found at the surface may tell a deeper story

NSF-funded research aims to change ideas about detachment faults. Continue reading

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Professor tuned in to disability in musical theater

The study of disability in musical theater is a growing subfield of disability studies. Continue reading

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NAU program shapes future conservation change-makers

Doris Duke Conservation Scholars work closely with NAU ecologists to experience conservation science and policy in action. Continue reading

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Researcher’s Fulbright fellowship to shed light on cave ecology

Jut Wynne has been named a Fulbright Visiting Scholar, allowing him to advance his invertebrate research on Rapa Nui. Continue reading

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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

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Atomic force microscope will investigate muscle movement at molecular level

Winding filament hypothesis to undergo close scrutiny from Kiisa Nishikawa's research team. Continue reading

About 1.7 billion years ago, the light-colored Zoroaster granite intruded the Vishnu Schist, shown here.

Professor’s research used for online map of Grand Canyon geology

StoryMap is a new online resource for science teachers and students, using images collected by NAU geology professor emeritus Dale Nations. Continue reading

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physical-education-teacher-education-resized Grant funding aims to increase Native American recruitment to NAU health programs
Grant support brings diversity to physical education career preparation.
Researchers engage in discussion. Great ideas mingle in the name of research
A strategic "speed meeting" initiative promises to build targeted, interdisciplinary research capacity at NAU.
Palliative Care Improving quality of life for the seriously ill
NAU research shows the need for increased palliative care services.

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