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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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Cheng-forum ‘More dreams made possible’—President Cheng discusses NAU’s success, goals at Campus Forum
President Cheng highlighted research, mentoring and the work of faculty and staff in helping NAU's student population succeed in and out of the classroom.
Sedona book NAU Bookstore hosts book-signing event for alumna during Homecoming week
Author and NAU alumna Lisa Schnebly Heidinger tells the story of her ancestor, Sedona Arabella Miller Schnebly, and how Sedona got its name.
For National Day of Writing, NAU professor talks about writing her ‘big, crazy, complicated book’
Journalism faculty Annette McGivney started researching a brutal murder a decade ago. The more she learned, the more she and the book changed.
2016 homecoming parade Homecoming 2017: Home is where the Lumberjacks are
From the dedicatee banquet and traditions day to the alumni breakfast and homecoming parade, here is your guide to the week's events leading up to the big Homecoming gold-out football game.
Alamosaurus Dinosaur NAU researcher Christopher Doughty discovers dinosaur dung fertilizes planet
According to Doughty, large animals are important not for the quantity of dung they produce, but for their ability to move long distances across landscapes, effectively mixing the nutrients. But as today’s large animal populations dwindle, the environment too is at risk.

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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