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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

Romy Ghanem holds her award next to Diane Stearns, left, and Vice President for Research Bill Grabe

Outstanding NAU researchers and scholars honored

Northern Arizona University researchers were honored during the 2016 Research and Creative Activity Awards last month. Continue reading

Awards to be presented for research and creative activity

Awards honor research, scholarly and artistic achievement at NAU. Continue reading

Trina Spencer in the classroom

NAU researcher rolling out remedy for reading crisis

Trina Spencer's research leads to the development and roll-out of a new system to teach kids to read and write. Continue reading

Skin infections in micro image

Study finds new mechanism to combat serious skin infections

Researchers identified ionic liquids as a promising way to deliver antibiotics in the fight against serious skin infections like MRSA. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

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.

Editor’s Picks

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