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University Union ready for students’ return

The Union expansion is open just in time for the start of school. Continue reading

Interior of the 1899 restaurant.

1899 shows how a campus venue can be a community restaurant

Changing public perception can grow the bottom line. Continue reading

Dining expansion project begins at University Union

A dining services project is under way that will connect a new building to the University Union and add 13,000 square feet of space. Continue reading

Executive Chef Tim Cunningham using LeanPath software.

Food recovery program takes big step toward zero waste campus at NAU

NAU has signed on to participate in the EPA Food Recovery Challenge. Continue reading

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Campus chefs serve up Thanksgiving recipes

The culinary experts at Northern Arizona University share their recipes to add to your Thanksgiving feast. Continue reading

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Marshmallows add flair to pumpkin pie

A Thanksgiving feast would be incomplete without dessert. Chef Randy Walker from the 1899 Bar and Grill shared his twist on the traditional pumpkin pie. Continue reading

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Oysters dress up traditional stuffing

From Tim Cunningham, executive chef with NAU Campus Dining, comes a seafood spin on traditional stuffing. Continue reading

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Engineering students run machine NAU creates new College of Engineering, Informatics, and Applied Sciences to respond to growing demand
The new college, which the Arizona Board of Regents approved Thursday, will allow NAU to put more focused efforts on recruitment and student success.
Christopher Edwards -- Mars Rover Studying Mars on Earth: NAU scientist conducting astrobiological research in Mojave Desert
Christopher Edwards was recently awarded a $1.2 million grant from NASA to understand the habitability of Mars by studying extreme, Mars-like environments on Earth.
NAU physicist receives prestigious 2018 Cottrell Scholar Award
John Gibbs is one of 24 early-career teacher-scholars selected nationally from the fields of chemistry, physics and astronomy. He is the first recipient from NAU to receive this award.
CUPI member Hannah Roberts speaks with NAIC leader Maria de Jesus Guillen at an NAIC immigration team meeting Community-oriented research offers dual benefits for NAU student team, nonprofit group
The team, comprised of undergraduate students from a variety of majors, is part of the Community and University Public Inquiry program through Sustainable Communities.
Curiosity rover on Mars Life on Mars? NAU astronomy professor discusses NASA’s finding of organic matter on Red Planet
Mark Salvatore, who studies the surface of Mars, said this exciting development indicates there was life on Mars at one point in its history.
President Cheng speaking MAG President Cheng highlights NAU’s efforts in reducing degree gap in remarks to Phoenix-area civic leaders
The president discussed online programs, the Phoenix Biomedical Campus and partnerships with community colleges in Maricopa County.

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Underneath the lion: Celebrate the Lunar New Year at NAU with traditional lion dance performances
NAU senior Colleen McDowell struggled with high-functioning autism and depression, then she enrolled in PES100, a Chinese Martial Arts course, and became a lion dancer. Enjoy several performances at NAU and throughout town on Feb. 16 to ring in the year of the dog.
growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.