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Concussion Research Team in the snow

NAU interdisciplinary researchers receive grant to study concussion reporting behaviors

NAU researchers have been awarded a $400,000 grant to develop intervention strategies to increase student-athlete safety and well-being. Continue reading

Bjorn Krondorfer and Astrid Klocke

Getting a kick out of Lumberjack football

Krondorfer and Klocke: What happens when two German expats go to their first American football game? We ask a lot of questions. Continue reading

NAU Football hosts Faculty-Staff Appreciation Day

NAU Athletics thanks faculty and staff with $5 football tickets. Continue reading

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A blue and gold weekend to remember

Excitement is in the air as Homecoming's biggest draws, the parade and football game, near. Continue reading

Lisa Campos

Short-term gains, long-term goals

The renewed enthusiasm and commitment of NAU athletics staff, student athletes and fans should be no surprise to anyone. But there’s more work to be done, on and off the field. Continue reading

Gold Coast Suns hiking Grand Canyon

Australian rules football teams training at NAU

Three teams from the Australian Rules Football League are visiting Northern Arizona University this fall to train for the upcoming season. Continue reading

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Female NAU student working in chemistry lab Mind the gender gap: NAU researcher on team studying women’s experiences in STEM doctoral programs
Melissa Rivers is a co-author on a study that followed 28 women through their doctoral research and the challenges they experienced as scientists and as women.
Education student teaching young students NAU earns $500K grant from Kellogg Foundation for early childhood education focused on tribal needs
The program aims to educate teachers in best practices and an appreciation for and understanding of Native American people, cultures and nations.
Frank von Hippel To combat decrease in science literacy, NAU professor creates Science History Podcast
Biology professor Frank von Hippel talks with experts from throughout the world, discussing nuclear weapons, the effects of toxins on hormones and more.
"My Dad Matthew" poster Award-winning documentary on NAU professor to show at Arizona film festivals
"My Dad Matthew," a documentary about the life of NAU professor Matthew Wangeman, will appear in the Flagstaff and Sedona film festivals.
Women in sports teaching the clinic NAU holds National Girls and Women in Sports Day
NAU Athletics is hosting a free clinic on Feb. 17 to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports day.
Serengiti food web NAU researchers quantify nutritional value of soil fungi to the Serengeti food web
A new study shows how much arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi contribute to the complex ecosystem that makes up the Serengeti.

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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.
Freshman Letters NAU in review: Look back to the top NAU News stories of 2017
Relive 2017 with the most read posts from NAU News, covering research, commencement and international recognition.