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Williams family in Japan Online opportunity: Alum talks about his life-changing decision to earn a master’s degree from NAU Online
David Williams did his master's degree from Tokyo, where he and his family are stationed as he finishes his career in the U.S. military. NAU Online offers degree programs for students anywhere in the world.
Aaron Smith in lab NAU entomologist launches landmark study of the desert darkling beetle
With $879,000 in funding from the NSF, Aaron Smith is doing a study that seeks to advance scientific understanding of these insects.
Two-Tailed Swallowtail NAU receives NSF collaborative grant to improve software used to manage biodiversity data
Led by NAU’s Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, the project will create a new version of the Symbiota software which will increase the platform’s digital specimen records, expand its use by researchers, improve sustainability and enrich education and outreach activities.
NAU's Native American Cultural Center Honoring our communities: Ninth Annual American Indian/Indigenous Teacher Education Conference
The conference invites community members and educators of all levels to participate in activities designed to better the lives and education of Indigenous children by creating a deeper understanding of how teachers can connect with these students, their families and their cultures.
The Geological Society of America Logo NAU students, faculty participate in annual Geological Society of America meeting in Flagstaff
Dozens of Northern Arizona University faculty and students participated in the annual regional Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain/Cordilleran Joint Sectional meeting, held in Flagstaff in May.
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.

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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.