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In the Spotlight: May 25, 2018

Kudos to these staff, faculty and programs  Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Inside@nau.edu, or use our online submission form. NAU-TV is a finalist in the SVG College Sports Media awards. … Continue reading

In the Student Spotlight: April 20, 2018

Kudos to these students Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Inside@nau.edu, or use our online submission form. Thomas Torres, a biology student and intern on the NAU Gartersnake project, completed the Boston … Continue reading

In the Student Spotlight: June 1, 2017

Kudos to these students Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Inside@nau.edu, or use our online submission form. Recent NAU graduates Gabrielle Delio and Whitney Holeva were invited to write an article in the … Continue reading

The new learning studio in the Cline Library

Cline Library to unveil new Learning Studio

The transformed second floor space features a highly configurable workspace for classes of up to 70 students and is fitted with advanced digital technology. Continue reading

A historical and modern view of Indians Gardens in the Grand Canyon.

Repeat photography partnership to aid scientists in understanding climate change

Historical photos to be compared with modern ones to see changes in environment. Continue reading

Damien Echols

Wrongful convictions in focus when freed member of ‘West Memphis Three’ speaks at NAU

Event raises awareness of Arizona Innocence Project. Continue reading

Cline Library unveils The Studios

New collaborative and technology spaces transform Cline Library. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Talk of quality must culminate in action

Huenneke: Achieving educational quality takes vision and effort. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

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.

Editor’s Picks

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.