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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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Adobe Creative Cloud logo NAU ITS announces new Adobe contract, offers faculty and staff affordable applications
The $85 license is valid for one user for up to one year for two machines—one of which could be a home or personal computer.
NAU’s Student Technology Center moving to Cline Library
The relocated STC will be one of the many technology support options offered at Cline Library.
Winkler poses in her National Park Service employee uniform Graduate Cindy Winkler: How one student’s impossible dream came true, four decades later
Cindy Winkler is many things—mother, divorcee, National Park Service employee, grandmother, widow—and at the age of 71, she can finally add “college graduate” to her growing list.
Santa’s Sleigh fund helps NAU employees in need
As end of year giving nears, consider donating to fellow employees in need.
MIke Taylor Graduate Mike Taylor: With NAU degree No. 3 done, Lumberjack looking at ways to benefit university
Mike Taylor, a Cline Library employee, is earning his master's degree in computer science after a love for technology drew him to a different aspect of education.
Mike Marlow and President Cheng Mike Marlow joins NAU as Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
Marlow, who is a deputy athletics director at Washington State University, rose to the top of a field of strong applicants. He will begin work in January.

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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