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Horizon Concert Series at NAU showcases global talents and music

The Horizons Concert Series, hosted by the School of Music, is back again this fall showcasing talents and music from across the globe. Continue reading

Governor Ducey proclaims Arizona GEAR UP Week

Gov. Doug Ducey declared the week of Sept. 19 - 23 as Arizona GEAR UP Week in the state. Continue reading

Measuring tree height.

Unlocking the mysteries of plant root function, from Alaska to South Africa

Studies have measured root biomass and root profiles, but very few look at the function of those roots. Continue reading

c difficile bacterium

Flinn Foundation funding allows NAU researchers to follow pathways to community health

Pathogen leads to a multi-billion dollar financial burden associated with treatment of C. difficile colitis. Continue reading

Regents' professor Tom Whitham

NAU’s Whitham receives Frances B. McAllister Award for Conservation and Education

Whitham is a pioneer in the science of community and ecosystem genetics. Continue reading

blowing dust

U.S. patent issued for Valley Fever detection technology developed by NAU and TGen

An estimated 150,000 cases of Valley Fever occur in Arizona each year. Continue reading

International Pavilion

Two latest LEED buildings extend NAU’s legacy of sustainability

Certifications bring total number of LEED buildings on NAU campus to 12. Continue reading

soil fungi

NAU’s Hungate co-authors research report published in ‘Science’

Research helps resolve a long-standing debate about the role of nitrogen limitation for plant responses to carbon dioxide. Continue reading

Returning AmeriCorps Members

Civic Service Institute at NAU awarded grant to launch statewide AmeriCorps program

Project seeks to improve on-time high school graduation rates and postsecondary enrollment rates in Arizona. Continue reading

Students on computers in classroom

NAU selected for national project to improve undergraduate education with adaptive courseware

Program aimed at better meeting the general education needs of today’s undergraduate students. Continue reading

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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.
Manic Moonday: NAU astronomer discusses solar eclipse, why people should experience the celestial scenery
Ty Robinson says the eclipse can explain planetary behavior, which may take us closer to discovering alien life, and also is a neat experience for viewers.
NAU welcomes new community art exhibit
Artists celebrate 20 years of Flagstaff Open Studios at the High Country Conference Center.
COPs NAU scientists urge further study of ‘the beasts in all of us’—colonizing opportunistic pathogens
Bacterial pathogens often live a double life in humans, residing docilely until a flare-up, at which they can be toxic to their human hosts.
NAU students move in Modified traffic plan and road closures for #NAUmovein week
Students are scheduled to move in 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, to Thursday, Aug. 24, and faculty and staff should be aware of some changes to campus during this time.

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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