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Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awards $1.5 million to NAU for expansion of physician assistant program

Physician assistants are increasingly being relied upon as primary care providers. Continue reading

Brent Nelson and Kiisa Nishikawa in the lab.

W. M. Keck Foundation awards NAU $1 million for transformative muscle research

Prestigious grant award reflects NAU's ongoing bioscience leadership. Continue reading

Dr. Rita Cheng

Rita Cheng appointed next president of NAU

The Arizona Board of Regents unanimously approved Cheng as NAU's 16th president, who will begin her term Aug. 15. Continue reading

Naming of Calderón Learning Community honors alumnus and staunch supporter

Building boom, Pledge Program are evidence of former regent's advocacy. Continue reading

Health Sciences Education Building

$1 million gift boosts NAU health professions education in Phoenix

Build-out of academic, lab space to benefit three NAU graduate programs. Continue reading

Occupational therapist works with a patient.

NAU occupational therapy program prepares for fall semester debut

Accrediting body praises strengths of program in granting approval. Continue reading

student studying

Blended learning expansion transforms classrooms, opens student horizons

Approach gives flexibility to faculty, puts focus on student responsibility. Continue reading

NAU sign at Suns game

NAU joins partnership with Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury

Promotional signage, guest instructors program included in agreement. Continue reading

Discovery Telescope

Access to powerful new telescope raises visibility of NAU astronomy program

Discovery Channel Telescope a motivator for students, boon for researchers. Continue reading

President John Haeger

President’s Forum: NAU succeeding at business of student success

Pairing of business plan with academic strategies puts NAU on solid foundation. Continue reading

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Frederick Gooding NAU ethnic studies professor discusses Martin Luther King’s life, legacy
Frederick Gooding Jr, who studies African-American history, talked about the importance of every American carrying on King's legacy. The 50th anniversary of King's assassination is later this year.
prosthetic foot Public invited to explore NAU’s new Human Performance Lab at ribbon cutting
The lab will allow engineering and physical therapy research focused on improving prosthetic limbs and helping people with neuromuscular diseases.
New Years Resolutions One NAU professor’s opinion: Making your New Year’s resolutions stick
Resolutions have been made. But do they work? The common view is most New Year’s resolutions are broken very quickly. But why strive to better yourself only in January? Shouldn’t this goal be a regular part of our lives?
Professor Michelle Mack NAU scientists lead DoD project to assess environmental impact of changing climate on boreal forests
Researchers at NAU recently launched a multi-year project to assess the resiliency and vulnerability of the boreal forest on DoD lands across central Alaska.
NAU professor Loren Buck New NAU study of vertebrate genomes, phenomes, populations to predict response to climate change
Loren Buck received a $540,000 grant from the NSF to study the relationship between an organism's DNA and its related characteristics—and how these relationships emerge at the population level.
NAU Student works with area child NAU aids Navajo Nation with Growing in Beauty Partnership Program
Members of NAU's Growing in Beauty Partnership Program work with the Navajo Nation to provide training and resources for families of children with disabilities.

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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