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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

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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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APS grant boosts STEM professional development program

Funding will provide over 120 hours of professional development in STEM fields. Continue reading

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For NAU Mars researcher, a plaque in hand is worth an asteroid in the belt

Asteroid named after researcher was discovered at Lowell Observatory. Continue reading

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 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.
construction Section of San Francisco Street to close next week
Construction near the Health and Learning Center will close San Francisco Street from Franklin to Mountain View beginning next week.
Kiisa Nishikawa Ingredients explain Keck success
Nishikawa: High-risk, high-reward project requires conviction and support.
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.
Greg Caporaso In a world awash with data, projects proliferate for NAU informaticist
Upcoming study will examine links between human microbiome and severity of autism.
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NAU faculty and staff are invited to pick up a free ecoPASS card from Parking and Shuttle Services.

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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.
Dr. Rita Cheng Rita Cheng appointed next president of NAU
The Arizona Board of Regents unanimously approved Cheng as NAU's 16th president, who will begin her term Aug. 15.
Occupational therapist works with a patient. NAU occupational therapy program prepares for fall semester debut
Accrediting body praises strengths of program in granting approval.