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Asteroid.

NAU researchers find lights in the sky on and ‘asteroids at home’

NAU establishes itself as a world leader in newly calculated asteroid shapes. Continue reading

Artist's conception of a rubble-pile asteroid and a dust cloud asteroid.

Team led by NAU’s Trilling to receive NASA award for asteroid observations

Award recognizes work of Spitzer Near Earth Asteroid Team. Continue reading

The United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope

NAU’s Trilling finds multiple ways to get a fix on near Earth asteroids

Hundreds of asteroids being studied, some within hours of their discovery. Continue reading

Artist's conception of a rubble-pile asteroid and a dust cloud asteroid.

NASA and NAU researchers welcome unexpected asteroid findings

NAU research advances the goals of NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission. Continue reading

Catching an asteroid is the easy part

Mommert: Search for ideal candidate is a learning experience. Continue reading

Don Quixote image

NAU-led team discovers comet hiding in plain sight

Enhanced imagery reveals asteroid is actually a comet. Continue reading

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Tree thinning project gives NAU forestry students real-world experience
Forestry students researched and created a prescription to help NAU maintain and protect its on-campus ponderosa pine forest while reducing the fire hazard.
Sky Glow A night with NAU’s Harun Mehmedinovic: Free event celebrating Skyglow Project
On July 28, the public is invited to a viewing of time-lapse night photography and films from 8-10 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts.
Southern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys torridus) A wolf’s howl in miniature: NAU researchers discover mice speak similarly to humans
NAU assistant professor and lead author on the research Bret Pasch has studied the grasshopper mice, rodents known for their remarkably loud call, for more than three years.
You’ve been Axe’d! NAU students participate in cooking competition (VIDEO)
In honors of Culinarians Day on July 25, find out who won a student chef competition Campus Dining hosted earlier this year.
Paul Keim Valley Fever test, developed by NAU professor Paul Keim, submitted for FDA approval
The patented test will allow for same-day diagnosis of the fungus-caused illness prevalent in the Sonoran desert region of southern and central Arizona.
NAU's Science and Health Building NAU’s Science and Health building deemed Gold LEED certified
The recent certification brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 14.

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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