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Max Dass Tesching in India Woodstock School NAU

NAU STEM teaching practices shape classrooms in India

Max Dass, director of the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, is giving back to his teaching alma mater in India by helping promote STEM education at the K-12 school. Continue reading

Student and family at commencement

Educational Support Services recognized for remarkable strides in student success

Outreach to rural junior high and high schools is leading to greater success for Native American students. Continue reading

NSF grant advances career and educational pathways in geospatial technology

A $448,000 grant will support career and educational pathways in the growing field of geospatial technology. Continue reading

Science and Health building viewed from the east.

New building to provide modern setting for science education at NAU

Growth in STEM enrollment creates need. Continue reading

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Be it the Boston Marathon or graduation stage, NAU grad student Rivers Puzey runs through it
In the first half of 2017, Thomas Puzey has won a marathon, finished 16th in the Boston Marathon and raced in Europe. In May he graduates from NAU with a doctorate in physical therapy.
The NAU Shrine of the Ages Choir from above A weekend of choral performances at NAU
The last weekend in April is scheduled to be a big one for the Northern Arizona University School of Music with two concerts featuring seven unique choral ensembles.
Campus Recreation kids camps at NAU open for registration
Campus Recreation’s Mountain Jacks and Explorers Kids camp is accepting registration for children from Flagstaff and the surrounding community.
Tinna Traustadottir NIH grant funds NAU research focusing on preventing chronic disease through exercise
Tinna Traustadóttir’s research in redox biology aims to pinpoint age-related changes at the molecular level that increase oxidative stress and determine the amount and type of exercise that can help mitigate the effects of oxidative stress on cell signaling.
Colorado River in the Grand Canyon NAU research suggests climate change likely to cause significant shift in Grand Canyon vegetation
Decreases in river flows and frequency of flooding with future climate warming will likely shift vegetation along the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon to species with more drought-tolerant traits.
Graduate student Ellie Broadman takes samples on a glacier Outside the lab: NAU field researchers provide school teachers hands-on education
In an effort to improve and enliven science education, NAU researchers will host K-12 teachers at research sites in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of Alaska this summer.

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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