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Flinn Foundation funding allows NAU researchers to follow pathways to community health

Pathogen leads to a multi-billion dollar financial burden associated with treatment of C. difficile colitis. Continue reading

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U.S. patent issued for Valley Fever detection technology developed by NAU and TGen

An estimated 150,000 cases of Valley Fever occur in Arizona each year. Continue reading

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Congressional testimony on Lyme disease test featured research at NAU and TGen

NAU is working with TGen to develop a new test to pinpoint Lyme disease. 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

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NAU’s lead in anthrax research sets tone for international public health investigations

Injectional anthrax from heroin use triggers genetic research into origins of infection. Continue reading

Paul Keim in his lab.

Pentagon-backed Keim lab research may open pathways to precision medicine

Study of melioidosis may turn bio-terror threat into opportunity for medical advances. Continue reading

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Research uncovers historical rise, fall and re-emergence of plague strains

Findings suggest a new strain could emerge in the modern world. Continue reading

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Scott Halle holds up donated NAU shirt Thanks, NAU: More than 1500 items donated in this year’s clothing drive
Today wrapped up the annual Classified Staff Advisory Council winter clothing drive, and organizers were thrilled with the turnout.
NAU logo NARBHA Institute endows NAU professorship in behavioral health, criminal justice
This position will bring expertise that aligns behavioral health and justice efforts with a focus on care for the poor and vulnerable members of the region.
candle lit dinner NAU School of Music Holiday Dinner serves up food and music
The Annual Holiday Dinner, which will feature a three course meal and continuous music performances, has seatings in late November and early December.
Studying abroad in Italy NAU makes its debut on top 20 list for students studying abroad
The list, on which NAU is No. 17, looks at the number of students who go abroad for a yearlong educational program.
Neuroscience of Compassion NAU’s Neuroscience of Compassion undergraduate program boosts research careers
The program is funded by an NSF grant and is intended to provide research experience to students who don't have such opportunities at their universities.
pine needle basket weaving Finding family: Elder Cultural Advisors program offers education, support to Native American students at NAU
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, NAU looks at this unusual program, which aims to help Native American students succeed in college and beyond.

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