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3 Minute Grad Slam

NAU grad student takes home top prize at statewide 3 Minute Grad Slam

Sofia Sweeney won for her research using Instagram to teach Spanish, while Alexis Okurily won people's choice for her research treating Parkinson's with physical therapy. Continue reading

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NAU’s graduate program in athletic training expanding to Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Athletic trainers often pursue careers at high schools, colleges and rehabilitation clinics. Continue reading

Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Growth and impact at Phoenix Biomedical Campus

NAU programs address Arizona's ongoing need for skilled health professionals. Continue reading

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Phoenix Biomedical Campus to host presentation by wounded warrior advocate

NAU Occupational Therapy Department sponsoring appearance as part of Disability Awareness Month. Continue reading

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NAU research project puts stroke patients back on their feet

Participants sought for study to demonstrate value of aerobic training in stroke recovery. Continue reading

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NAU joins elite group of residency programs in neurologic physical therapy

Prestigious, intensive program plans to admit new residents each year. Continue reading

Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awards $1.5 million to NAU for expansion of physician assistant program

Physician assistants are increasingly being relied upon as primary care providers. Continue reading

Health Sciences Education Building

$1 million gift boosts NAU health professions education in Phoenix

Build-out of academic, lab space to benefit three NAU graduate programs. Continue reading

Occupational therapist works with a patient.

NAU occupational therapy program prepares for fall semester debut

Accrediting body praises strengths of program in granting approval. Continue reading

Occupational therapist works with a patient.

NAU moves to ‘front edge’ of occupational therapy with new program

Arizona gains a much-needed health care option. Continue reading

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Navajo Nation Navajo Nation, NAU researchers study implementation of groundbreaking ‘unhealthy food’ tax
The tax, first of its kind in the United States in terms of scope, aims to encourage healthy habits among members of the Navajo Nation.
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.

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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