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Measuring tree height.

Unlocking the mysteries of plant root function, from Alaska to South Africa

Studies have measured root biomass and root profiles, but very few look at the function of those roots. Continue reading

soil fungi

NAU’s Hungate co-authors research report published in ‘Science’

Research helps resolve a long-standing debate about the role of nitrogen limitation for plant responses to carbon dioxide. Continue reading

Oak Creek

Do the leaves that fall into a stream affect the insects that fly out?

Study reveals new ways a plant’s genotype can influence its surrounding ecosystem. Continue reading

diagram

New tool reveals role of ancestry in soil communities of bacteria

Quantitative stable isotope probing opens new insights to intact soil communities of bacteria. Continue reading

Invasive Japanese beetle

We’ve got your number: Tracing the source of invasive Japanese beetles

New technique can lead to more informed decisions about how to control the invasive pest. Continue reading

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Live from NAU, it’s The Flagstaff Experience! Dutch students wrap up three-week video production course with live TV show
Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show.
student teaching Investment firm cofounder donating $1M to NAU for student teacher scholarships
The scholarships are intended to help students from traditionally underrepresented groups during student-teaching, when balancing another job is difficult.
NAU logo NAU partners with ACUE to improve student success through instructional excellence
The university is partnering with the Association of College and University Educators to provide another way to help faculty help students succeed.
Nature writer participating in summer reading event at NAU Bookstore
Author Nancy Rivest Green, who draws inspiration from time spent living and teaching in Grand Canyon National Park, will sign books on June 27.
Fourth of July parade NAU community invited to walk in Independence Day parade
Walk alongside Louie the Lumberjack and members of the NAU community as they represent the university in the annual Forth of July parade.
extended campus Long-distance Lumberjacks: NAU partnering with school districts, cities to provide degree programs in students’ hometowns
NAU offers cohort-based programs in K-12 administration in the district where teachers work and a public administration program for city of Tempe employees.

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