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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

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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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Journalism faculty Annette McGivney started researching a brutal murder a decade ago. The more she learned, the more she and the book changed.
2016 homecoming parade Homecoming 2017: Home is where the Lumberjacks are
From the dedicatee banquet and traditions day to the alumni breakfast and homecoming parade, here is your guide to the week's events leading up to the big Homecoming gold-out football game.
Alamosaurus Dinosaur NAU researcher Christopher Doughty discovers dinosaur dung fertilizes planet
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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