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Erika Nowak holds a 20-year-old rattlesnake. Photo by Justin Schofer

New methods can protect animals during relocation

Relocation of animals is usually unsuccessful because many species, including rattlesnakes, travel great distances to return to their former habitat. Continue reading

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NAU joins national network to increase STEM teaching force

NAU’s Center for Science Teaching and Learning has been accepted into a prestigious nationwide group dedicated to developing 100,000 STEM teachers in 10 years. Continue reading

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Gates Millennium Scholars part of changing tide in student success

A growing NAU cohort of underserved, low-income students earns good-through-graduation financial support. Continue reading

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NAU student helps tribe’s economic development

NAU graduate student Cherise John has been researching renewable energy for the Jemez Pueblo, a Native American tribe in New Mexico. Continue reading

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Students help resolve a beef with buffalo after failed bison experiment

NAU students are studying the impacts of bison herds at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Continue reading

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NAU joins alternative credit consortium to benefit nontraditional students

First-generation, low-income students will benefit from the transfer credit program. Continue reading

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NAU attracting international scholars

NAU is hosting 54 international scholars, the largest group the university has had on campus during a semester. Continue reading

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Research shows protective effects of exercise

NAU researcher shows just one exercise session can have beneficial health effects on younger people. Continue reading

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Researchers explore energy, health potential of wastewater microbial ecosystem

Better understanding of wastewater ecosystem uncovers potential renewable energy source. Continue reading

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NAU professor designs house with performance, family and future in mind

Project serves as platform for community to understand performance-based houses. Continue reading

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Erika Nowak holds a 20-year-old rattlesnake. Photo by Justin Schofer New methods can protect animals during relocation
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NAU's Swimming & Dive program earned the APR Public Recognition Award. Pictured from left to right are the 2014 graduates: Becky Russell, Jane Wakefield, Gwen Smithberg, Emma Lowther, Rachel Palmer, Jordan Burnes, Ashani Gottlieb and Stirling Smith. Athletics posts 85 percent graduation success rate
NAU student-athletes posted the highest of the three state universities and tied for the best in the Big Sky Conference.
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Participants sought for study to demonstrate value of aerobic training in stroke recovery.
physical therapy students in lab NAU joins elite group of residency programs in neurologic physical therapy
Prestigious, intensive program plans to admit new residents each year.