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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

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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