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Regents' professor Tom Whitham

NAU’s Whitham receives Frances B. McAllister Award for Conservation and Education

Whitham is a pioneer in the science of community and ecosystem genetics. Continue reading

Students on computers in classroom

NAU selected for national project to improve undergraduate education with adaptive courseware

Program aimed at better meeting the general education needs of today’s undergraduate students. Continue reading

STEM disciplines take place in a lab

NAU focused on improving health workforce diversity

NAU's Health Research Workforce Diversity Symposium brought scholars and community partners together to creating a diverse scientific workforce. Continue reading

ceremonial shovel

SkyView groundbreaking promises more housing, parking, student success

Partnership with ACC brings more beds, parking structure to NAU campus. Continue reading

students use computers in a lab

Northern Arizona University proposal protects tuition Pledge, streamlines fees

The proposal maintains the Pledge guaranteed tuition program, resulting in no tuition increase for 96 percent of continuing undergraduate students on the Flagstaff campus. Continue reading

MOU group and Rita Cheng

Historic agreement widens options for Native American students

NAU's strategic goal to serve Native American students was strengthened by this week's agreement with Diné College. Continue reading

Rita Cheng

Cheng delivers message of achievement, aspiration at NAU campus forum

President Cheng emphasizes shared experience and commitment to students. Continue reading

TGen accepts the Regents' award

TGen, longtime NAU partner, earns higher education award from regents

NAU students gain practical research experience through lab partnership. Continue reading

Bill Franke

Bill Franke brings straight talk, clear thinking to economic outlook conference

Economists see varying levels of slow growth ahead with potential issues on the horizon. Continue reading

Rita Cheng

Student success captures focus at Arizona Board of Regents meeting at NAU

Leadership looks to organizational efficiency, technology options to serve students more effectively. Continue reading

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American Legion hosts Memorial Day weekend events for Flagstaff, NAU communities
The American Legion Mark A Moore Post 3 in Flagstaff is looking for volunteers to place flags at veterans' graves over Memorial Day weekend to honor fallen heroes.
Stephen Dunn conducting Sounds of the summer: NAU trumpet professor talks about his love of jazz
Stephen Dunn's love of jazz started in junior high school when he joined a jazz band. He still loves the genre's improvisational techniques.
Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session NAU hosts representatives of Arizona’s Native nation, First Nations from Canada for executive training
More than 60 directors and managers representing Native nations in Arizona and First Nations in Canada participated in a Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session at NAU.
Snorkeling Share your #NAUsummer adventures
Whether you’re taking in the quiet of campus, working on a new project, checking off a bucket list item or exploring our great state and beyond—we want to see it!
Illustration of boreal forest NAU scientists publish first estimate of carbon emissions from 2014 mega-fires in Canada’s boreal forests
Xanthe Walker, Michelle Mack and Ted Schuur of Ecoss collaborated with Scott Goetz from SICCS for the study, which quantifies how much carbon a boreal forest fire can release.

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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.