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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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Physician assistant program earns continued accreditation status

NAU's physician assistant program, which enrolled its first class in August 2012, has recently received an Accreditation-Continued status. 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

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Alamosaurus Dinosaur NAU researcher Christopher Doughty discovers dinosaur dung fertilizes planet
According to Doughty, large animals are important not for the quantity of dung they produce, but for their ability to move long distances across landscapes, effectively mixing the nutrients. But as today’s large animal populations dwindle, the environment too is at risk.
Protecting future generations: NAU scientists study Arctic community’s exposure to toxic pollutants
NAU professors Loren Buck and Frank von Hippel are working on a long-term research project on Alaska’s St. Lawrence Island to study the link between hazardous pollutants and the health of the island’s population.
forest NAU professor earns grant to measure economic value of forest ecosystems
Julie Mueller, a professor of business and forestry, will measure the monetary value of services provided by a healthy forest ecosystem.
Judy Manor NAU’s assistant director of shuttle services named 2017 Homecoming Dedicatee
Judy Manor started working for shuttle services as a bus driver nearly 20 years ago. Since then, she has led to the success and growth of the department and truly represents what it means to be a Lumberjack.
Jarabe Mexicano ‘Jarabe Mexicano’ brings traditional and modern mariachi sounds to NAU
The band featuring traditional mariachi as well as rock and roll hits and reggae classics, is performing a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the NAU Native American Cultural Center.

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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