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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

Stroke patient on treadmill

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

physical therapy students in lab

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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Frederick Gooding NAU ethnic studies professor discusses Martin Luther King’s life, legacy
Frederick Gooding Jr, who studies African-American history, talked about the importance of every American carrying on King's legacy. The 50th anniversary of King's assassination is later this year.
prosthetic foot Public invited to explore NAU’s new Human Performance Lab at ribbon cutting
The lab will allow engineering and physical therapy research focused on improving prosthetic limbs and helping people with neuromuscular diseases.
New Years Resolutions One NAU professor’s opinion: Making your New Year’s resolutions stick
Resolutions have been made. But do they work? The common view is most New Year’s resolutions are broken very quickly. But why strive to better yourself only in January? Shouldn’t this goal be a regular part of our lives?
Professor Michelle Mack NAU scientists lead DoD project to assess environmental impact of changing climate on boreal forests
Researchers at NAU recently launched a multi-year project to assess the resiliency and vulnerability of the boreal forest on DoD lands across central Alaska.
NAU professor Loren Buck New NAU study of vertebrate genomes, phenomes, populations to predict response to climate change
Loren Buck received a $540,000 grant from the NSF to study the relationship between an organism's DNA and its related characteristics—and how these relationships emerge at the population level.
NAU Student works with area child NAU aids Navajo Nation with Growing in Beauty Partnership Program
Members of NAU's Growing in Beauty Partnership Program work with the Navajo Nation to provide training and resources for families of children with disabilities.

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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