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Women's outdoor track and field earned 9 spots on the Big Sky All-Academic Team for the spring.

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

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Professor’s busy musical summer ensures lessons are duly noted

For conductor Edith Copley, summer is a time to imagine a new year of music for her work at NAU and around the world. Continue reading

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Therapeutic stress reduction method may guide student success

As universities around the world look for ways to guide student success, one Northern Arizona University professor has a novel approach. Continue reading

The equipment in NAU's ice lab simulates the extremely cold environment and the near vacuum of space.

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

Staphylococcus aureus  from the Public Health Image Library.

Researchers sniffing out factors affecting staph germs

A research team, including NAU professor Bruce Hungate, analyzed staph bacteria samples from twins. Continue reading

sandbar monitoring

NAU builds decades of sandbar knowledge one grain of data at a time

Data from sandbar monitoring project contributes to USGS resource management decisions. Continue reading

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NAU student-athletes exceed NCAA academic standards

The Northern Arizona University athletics program continues to demonstrate its academic success, according to a newly released NCAA Academic Progress Report. Continue reading

Humphreys Trail

NAU student project guides hiking safety program

The Preventative Search and Rescue Project aims to educate visitors about preparedness for the rigorous climb to Humphrey's Peak and reduce the need for rescue efforts. Continue reading

Nepal relief map

NAU professor’s interactive map guides relief to areas of need in Nepal

Digitally pinpointing areas of need in Nepal overcomes obstacles on the ground. Continue reading

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Women's outdoor track and field earned 9 spots on the Big Sky All-Academic Team for the spring. 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.
Downtown July 4th Parade Celebrate Independence Day during annual parade
Lumberjacks are invited to celebrate July Fourth during Saturday's Independence Day parade in downtown Flagstaff.
FredEstrella Share well wishes with Fred Estrella on June 30
NAU's chief technology officer will be honored during the annual Information Technology Services picnic.
Dan Kain Dan Kain accepts assignment as interim provost
Vice Provost Dan Kain will serve as interim provost effective July 1, as former provost Laura Huenneke begins her transition back to faculty next week.
11239658_10153456502184540_7326512474644665214_n Curry Music Camp returns to NAU, offers free performances
Throughout the summer, the 66th annual Curry Summer Music Camp is offering free performances at Ardrey Memorial Auditorium.
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.

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Staphylococcus aureus  from the Public Health Image Library. Researchers sniffing out factors affecting staph germs
A research team, including NAU professor Bruce Hungate, analyzed staph bacteria samples from twins.
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The Northern Arizona University athletics program continues to demonstrate its academic success, according to a newly released NCAA Academic Progress Report.
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