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Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awards $1.5 million to NAU for expansion of physician assistant program

Physician assistants are increasingly being relied upon as primary care providers. Continue reading

Dental hygiene student with a patient.

NAU receives $1 million in health professions scholarship funding

Scholarships assist nursing, dental hygiene students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Continue reading

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NAU researchers help save narrow-headed gartersnakes from after-effects of Slide Fire

Team organized survey and rescue mission for threatened gartersnake species in Oak Creek Canyon. Continue reading

Brent Nelson and Kiisa Nishikawa in the lab.

W. M. Keck Foundation awards NAU $1 million for transformative muscle research

Prestigious grant award reflects NAU's ongoing bioscience leadership. Continue reading

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In a world awash with data, projects proliferate for NAU informaticist

Upcoming study will examine links between human microbiome and severity of autism. Continue reading

Grant to promote academic success among young Spanish-speaking English learners

Funding will support dual language curriculum to help promote early oral language skills. Continue reading

Cottonwood field research.

NAU awarded $2.5 million to examine genetic response of ‘foundation’ species to climate impacts

Team will use Southwest Experimental Garden Array, a genetics-based research platform. Continue reading

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NAU researcher joins Canadian colleagues in critiquing oil sands and pipeline policies

NAU's Tom Sisk and Canadian colleagues identify flaws in oil sands and pipeline policies in a comment piece for Nature. Continue reading

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NAU, TGen celebrate research agreement, new patents

NAU, TGen sign five-year agreement to promote innovation and quality research benefiting Arizona. Continue reading

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

NASA and NAU researchers welcome unexpected asteroid findings

NAU research advances the goals of NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission. Continue reading

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