NAU news

Blog Archives

The United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope

NAU’s Trilling finds multiple ways to get a fix on near Earth asteroids

Hundreds of asteroids being studied, some within hours of their discovery. Continue reading

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Planetary defense conference features two free public events

Internationally known speaker, comedian, author, scientist and media personality Bill Nye The Science Guy headlines public discussion of planetary defense. Continue reading

Asteroid.

Near-Earth objects, asteroid events top agenda at planetary defense conference

The conference brings together world experts on subjects related to planetary defense, including what is currently known about potentially threatening asteroids and comets, techniques that might be used to deflect a threatening object and political and policy issues that might affect a decision to take action. Continue reading

Asteroid.

Asteroids ahead? Learn more at free talk

Will an asteroid collide with Earth? Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Car at stopsign SURVEY: Traffic safety in Flagstaff
The NAU community is invited to participate in a brief survey to help the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization design a safety plan.
Conant poses with a trombone NAU’s ongoing Horizons Concert Series welcomes renowned trombonist
Abbie Conant will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in Ashurst Hall.
Prescribed_burn-remove-cheatgrass Wildfire and invasive species driving increased size, cost of public land restoration efforts
NAU and USGS researchers recently published a paper that reveals goals for land management decisions and provides new insight on strategies to increase future treatment efficacy in an extremely water-limited region.
NAU remembers those lost in Sept. 11 terror attacks (SLIDESHOW)
Volunteers with the Civic Service Institute at Northern Arizona University placed flags in the ground at Flagstaff City Hall in memory of the 2,996 people killed that day.
2017 Running of the Freshmen The tradition continues: NAU’s Running of the Freshmen 2017 (VIDEO)
Last weekend, thousands of freshmen stormed the field to kick off the first home football game of the season.
supervisor's Academy graduation Thirty-one NAU employees graduate from Supervisors Academy
31 Northern Arizona University directors, assistant directors, managers and team leaders earned certificates of completion at the Supervisors Academy graduation ceremony.

Editor’s Picks

NAU’s unique study abroad program wins international award
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Patient with autism spectrum disorder NAU researcher discovers key to fighting autism may lie not in the mind, but in the gut
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
NAU student-athletes and Louie the Lumberjack join Flagstaff area elementary school students at an assembly. Lumberjack love: NAU student-athletes work with area elementary school children
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program