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Bill Nye the Science Guy

Planetary defense conference features two free public events

Internationally known speaker, comedian, author, scientist and media personality Bill Nye The Science Guy headlines public discussion of planetary defense. Continue reading

Asteroid.

Near-Earth objects, asteroid events top agenda at planetary defense conference

The conference brings together world experts on subjects related to planetary defense, including what is currently known about potentially threatening asteroids and comets, techniques that might be used to deflect a threatening object and political and policy issues that might affect a decision to take action. 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