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Trek to Arctic lake brings NAU researchers a step closer to refined watershed model

Lessons from the Arctic can be applied to understanding changes in the climate. Continue reading

NAU scientists contribute to international report on climate change

Report reflects the latest advances in climate science. Continue reading

Students use acoustic imaging to select a coring site in southern Alaska lake. Credit/permission D. Kaufman

Regional insights set latest study of climate history apart

Complexity of regional variations revealed. Continue reading

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For National Park Service’s 101st birthday, learn about NAU’s park ranger training program (VIDEO)
NAU has trained hundreds of people through its park ranger training program, which gives students real-life scenarios they may face as park rangers.
Twenty students named First Scholars at Northern Arizona University
The First Scholars program provides scholarship money, support and community for first-generation college students from Arizona.
NAU’s annual Abandoned Bike Sale scheduled for Friday
More than 200 bicycles will be available at NAU's Abandoned Bike Sale, which will be held Aug. 25 in the University Union Field House.
NAU researcher: City’s infrastructure, not population, plays greater role in ecological impact
Ben Ruddell and his co-authors looked at how a city adversely affected surrounding infrastructure, with plans to look for ways to improve in the future.
NAU researcher uses native species to restore the Colorado Plateau
Brad Butterfield is collaborating with the Bureau of Land Management to figure out what various seeds are needed to repopulate fire-devastated areas.
2017 Legislature Intern Class Arizona legislative internships offer glimpse into career in public service, accepting applications now
Each spring, Northern Arizona University students have the opportunity to develop skills and experience the legislative process firsthand while working alongside professionals at the state capitol.

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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