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Trading electronics for traditional toys and books may boost early language development

The lights and sounds of electronic toys may grab the attention of babies but they're not aiding in the child's language development, according to a new study. Continue reading

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NAU's Science and Health Building NAU’s Science and Health building deemed Gold LEED certified
The recent certification brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 14.
Interested in becoming a mentor for first-generation college students?
The First Scholars program at Northern Arizona University is seeking faculty and staff who are interested in mentoring students for the 2017-18 academic year.
NAU Honors students Unleashing inner artists: NAU’s Honors artist-in-residence program expands
Until now, painter Bruce Aiken has been the only artist-in-residence at the university. But thanks to a recent gift, three additional artists will join the program—providing students an opportunity of a lifetime.
HOlt-Sakievich Tremors and tenors: NAU faculty, students help create a choir for people with Parkinson’s
The Mountain Tremors aims to use choir to help people with Parkinson's and similar diseases slow the effects of their neurological conditions.
Steinway & Sons piano The best of the best: NAU launches All-Steinway Initiative (VIDEO)
NAU hopes to join the 175 elite music schools throughout the world that possess this designation.

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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