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Veronica Barragan in the lab

Ecuadorian grad student advances study and detection of potentially deadly disease

Veronica Barragan is discovering ways to detect and help prevent contraction of leptospirosis. Continue reading

Cottonwood field research.

NAU awarded $2.5 million to examine genetic response of ‘foundation’ species to climate impacts

Team will use Southwest Experimental Garden Array, a genetics-based research platform. Continue reading

ticks

Lyme disease identified in Bay Area ticks, and it isn’t alone

Another fever-causing pathogen is found in California, and researchers say it deserves a closer look. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Parking lot Flexible parking permitted during winter break
These permit zone exceptions will be in effect Dec. 18-Jan. 12.
Casey Jones and Abe Springer NAU environmental science student, professor publish dual studies looking at Grand Canyon water flow
Casey Jones, who graduates Friday with a master's degree, and Abe Springer measured the speed and routes water used to move from the Kaibab Plateau to Roaring Springers in the canyon.
Bruce Hungate NAU researchers join Department of Energy project to study the soil microbiome and its effect on carbon persistence
Scientists from NAU recently joined a large new initiative to study the role of the soil microbiome in the planet’s carbon cycle.
DPS-NAU Public Safety Experience DPS/NAU Public Safety Experience gives students inside look at law enforcement career
The purpose of this outreach was to discuss ways to build a pipeline of well-trained law enforcement professionals, both civilian and sworn positions.
Alexia Adams and her dog, Samantha Graduate Alexia Adams: Sidelined by a head injury, grad student came back with more passion for health care
Alexia Adams is earning her doctorate of physical therapy after a two-year hiatus for medical treatment and rehab related to a traumatic brain injury.
NAU faculty and staff invited to celebrate the season at the President’s Holiday Reception
Faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the season at the annual President’s Holiday Reception Dec. 13.

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