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Undergraduate Research Symposium

NAU Undergraduate Symposium registration now open

Registration for Northern Arizona University's 10th annual Undergraduate Symposium opens Feb. 1. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Apr. 27 in the J. Lawrence Walkup SkyDome. Continue reading

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

NAU logo NAU presents 2018-19 tuition proposal, maintains Pledge program
The interactive tuition hearing will be held in conjunction with the Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27.
Lauren L'Ecuyer NAU student Lauren L’Ecuyer appointed to Arizona Board of Regents
L'Ecuyer, who is the ASNAU president, will serve a two-year term on the board, representing student voices and issues.
Sofia Sweeney Public invited to NAU Graduate College’s 3 Minute Research Presentations
The Graduate College is helping graduate students engage average audiences in their research achievements with the 3 Minute Research Presentation competition.
Lumberjack Technology Center to hold faculty, staff technology sale
On April 13, Northern Arizona University faculty and staff will have the opportunity to trade in their current Mac computer or iPad and purchase new products at the Apple Computer Faculty & Staff sale.
Corina Kellner and Taylor Lambrigger in forensic science lab NAU student using anthropological methods to help ID unidentified human remains (VIDEO)
Taylor Lambrigger and associate professor Corina Kellner are hoping the isotope analysis they use to learn about ancient people can translate into information on unidentified victims today.
Nominate an NAU Leader in sustainability by March 23
Nominate an NAU Leader in Sustainability by March 23! Each year, the Northern Arizona University Environmental Caucus awards outstanding efforts of students, faculty, staff and community members for their work on green initiatives.

Editor’s Picks

Underneath the lion: Celebrate the Lunar New Year at NAU with traditional lion dance performances
NAU senior Colleen McDowell struggled with high-functioning autism and depression, then she enrolled in PES100, a Chinese Martial Arts course, and became a lion dancer. Enjoy several performances at NAU and throughout town on Feb. 16 to ring in the year of the dog.
growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.