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Students’ creative strategies build resumes and highlight Kia Soul

Advertising projects for NAU seniors provide real-world experiences and a takeaway product book. Continue reading

Paul Keim in his lab.

NAU researchers, computers contribute to study of Valley Fever origins

Genomic sequencing and statistical analysis add to understanding of widespread fungus. Continue reading

Wind students

Students preparing for Collegiate Wind Competition

A team of students is building a turbine and participating in the Collegiate Wind Competition in New Orleans. Continue reading

Awards to be presented for research and creative activity

Awards honor research, scholarly and artistic achievement at NAU. Continue reading


Forensic archaeologist helps students and police uncover crime scenes

Sharon Moses knows a thing or two about digging up bones and is sharing her expertise with students and local Flagstaff law enforcement. Continue reading

Dave Auty

Against the grain: NAU’s wood scientist carves his own path

David Auty assesses wood quality using a variety of innovative methods to help determine the suitability of wood for a specific end use. Continue reading


New tool reveals role of ancestry in soil communities of bacteria

Quantitative stable isotope probing opens new insights to intact soil communities of bacteria. Continue reading

grad student Uzma Tahir

Updated: NAU grad student researchers go for grand slam in statewide competition

Four winners of NAU competition to go up against UA, ASU. Continue reading

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Student motivated to improve health of Native Americans

Brittany Begaye, who graduates in May, will be learning about diabetes at the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Continue reading

Bonny Sands

Revitalizing endangered languages for future generations

Linguist Bonny Sands' called her work on endangered languages a crisis. Continue reading

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Kia Soul Students’ creative strategies build resumes and highlight Kia Soul
Advertising projects for NAU seniors provide real-world experiences and a takeaway product book.
pexels-photo-67654-medium Vote on NAU student film projects at upcoming film festival
The Northern Arizona Student Film Festival will be held at the Orpheum theater. The public is invited to watch the short films and choose favorites.
Une Tempete Césaire’s ‘Une Tempête’ performed for Shakespeare Festival finale
The play, a post-colonial take on Shakespeare's work, is presented in French with English subtitles.
Wilson Riles and Lawrence Walkup ‘Louie’s Legacy’ turns campus into walkable museum
Digital tour relies on QR codes to walk participants through NAU history on campus.
San Francisco Street parking garage North entrance to parking garage temporarily closed
Access to the San Francisco parking garage is limited to the south entrance until May 10.
Senior showcase Senior creativity on display at Bachelor of Fine Arts Show
Wood clocks, prints, ceramics, paintings, human-form sculptures and a vessel with films shown within are featured.

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Scot Raab, Army Reservist and assistant professor, Athletic Training Education 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 Program offers mathematical solutions for incoming freshmen
NAU's remedial math program has been recognized as a standout for preparing incoming freshman for college.
Pluto image from New Horizons A surprise on Pluto leads NAU’s Trilling to unexpected conclusion
Researcher turns attention to lack of craters in prominent region of Pluto.