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NAU joins Healthier Campus Initiative to expand wellness options

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Sofia Sweeney NAU graduate student using Instagram to teach Spanish wins award
Sofia Sweeney has found, through research, that students learning Spanish retained more information when they actively participate in social media engagement.
Rene Coggins, NAU basketball Rene Coggins finishes NAU basketball career with second Academic All-American honors
Coggins, who is majoring in accounting, finance and hotel-restaurant management, is the second player in program history to be a two-time Academic All-American.
President Rita Cheng at the NAU campus forum March 29, 2017 Past successes, future possibilities the focus at NAU campus forum
President Cheng talked about the university’s success and the goals she and her administration have laid out for the future in front of faculty, staff and students.
Images of Valley fever fungus Valley fever research a labor of love for NAU biotechnologist
Bridget Barker, an assistant professor of biology, focuses her work on unraveling the mystery around Valley fever and the fungus that causes the disease.
NAU Dance team poses with trophies Dancing queens: NAU hip-hops its way to a national championship
Earlier this year, the NAU dance team captured its first Division I national title—taking home first in the hip-hop category, and third in jazz.
President Cheng in Japan President Cheng goes to Japan to discuss collaborative educational programs
Administrators discussed the Interdisciplinary Global Program, joint research opportunities and potential future collaborations among faculty.

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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