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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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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 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.
safety walk NAU holds annual Nighttime Safety Walk for students, faculty, staff
The NAU Emergency Management Team invites different organizations to walk through campus with checklists assessing different issues.

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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