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NAU earns second NSF grant aimed at recruiting, educating and retaining math and science teachers

Through the Noyce program, math and science education majors can get scholarships as they student-teach as well as support in the first years of teaching. Continue reading

Max Dass Tesching in India Woodstock School NAU

NAU STEM teaching practices shape classrooms in India

Max Dass, director of the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, is giving back to his teaching alma mater in India by helping promote STEM education at the K-12 school. Continue reading

CSTL geospatial lab

NAU center taking successful local science teaching project to national scale

Geospatial technology allows students to solve real science problems, hone communication skills. Continue reading

high school bioscience students

NAU center designing model bioscience course to help develop local STEM workforce

Community and business partnerships provide problem-solving opportunity for students. Continue reading

APS grant boosts STEM professional development program

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

Science and Health building viewed from the east.

New building to provide modern setting for science education at NAU

Growth in STEM enrollment creates need. Continue reading

Geographic Information Systems lab at NAU.

Partnership opens ‘hot’ geospatial field to schools

Software encourages critical thinking, creativity. Continue reading

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NAU researcher uses native species to restore the Colorado Plateau
Brad Butterfield is collaborating with the Bureau of Land Management to figure out what various seeds are needed to repopulate fire-devastated areas.
2017 Legislature Intern Class Arizona legislative internships offer glimpse into career in public service, accepting applications now
Each spring, Northern Arizona University students have the opportunity to develop skills and experience the legislative process firsthand while working alongside professionals at the state capitol.
Manic Moonday: NAU astronomer discusses solar eclipse, why people should experience the celestial scenery
Ty Robinson says the eclipse can explain planetary behavior, which may take us closer to discovering alien life, and also is a neat experience for viewers.
NAU welcomes new community art exhibit
Artists celebrate 20 years of Flagstaff Open Studios at the High Country Conference Center.
COPs NAU scientists urge further study of ‘the beasts in all of us’—colonizing opportunistic pathogens
Bacterial pathogens often live a double life in humans, residing docilely until a flare-up, at which they can be toxic to their human hosts.
AmeriCorps logo NAU’s AmeriCorps seeks Arizona Ready for College and Career partner sites
Do you know of a local organization who seeks to help students prepare for college?

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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