Research & Academics

EnergyEfficientHouse

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

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

The app uses a Bluetooth signal behind a hand sanitizer dispenser to measure use by health care workers.

App to promote better hand sanitation could save lives

Technology developed at NAU will increase awareness for hand sanitization and may reduce hospital infections. Continue reading

Gene Sperling speaks to the audience.

Compromise, optimism rise among lukewarm outlooks at economic conference

NAU's role in region extends far beyond being an economic driver. Continue reading

Cedar Mitchell, David Wagner and Dawn Birdsell at NAU's Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics

Student-developed technology to identify plague strains in Madagascar

Undergraduate researcher Cedar Mitchell has modified technology created at NAU to track plague origins, a technique that could reduce the death rate in that country. Continue reading

Crystal seal of Mani (active 240-276 CE): Flat Side.

Prophet’s ancient seal provides insights from antiquity

Professor Zsuzsanna Gulacsi's research on an artifact used by the founder of a world religion, provides information for researchers of antiquity. Continue reading

Stroke patient on treadmill

NAU research project puts stroke patients back on their feet

Participants sought for study to demonstrate value of aerobic training in stroke recovery. Continue reading

Tillage operations in Minnesota

Researchers assess productivity limits of conservation agriculture

A recent analysis suggests that no-till farming is restricting rather than enhancing global crop production. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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Unique guano innovation gives straight poop on bat populations

NAU researchers developed a system using guano to identify bat species. Continue reading

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Academic programs honored for excellence in curriculum and assessment

Academic programs will be honored for their efforts to assess student learning. Continue reading

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EnergyEfficientHouse NAU professor designs house with performance, family and future in mind
Project serves as platform for community to understand performance-based houses.

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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.
Stroke patient on treadmill NAU research project puts stroke patients back on their feet
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.