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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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Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show.
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The university is partnering with the Association of College and University Educators to provide another way to help faculty help students succeed.
Nature writer participating in summer reading event at NAU Bookstore
Author Nancy Rivest Green, who draws inspiration from time spent living and teaching in Grand Canyon National Park, will sign books on June 27.
Fourth of July parade NAU community invited to walk in Independence Day parade
Walk alongside Louie the Lumberjack and members of the NAU community as they represent the university in the annual Forth of July parade.
extended campus Long-distance Lumberjacks: NAU partnering with school districts, cities to provide degree programs in students’ hometowns
NAU offers cohort-based programs in K-12 administration in the district where teachers work and a public administration program for city of Tempe employees.

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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