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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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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.