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Sampling coral in a Saipan lagoon.

Saipan tests research skills and resolve during student field experience

Biological diversity, hard work and an eye-opening adventure met undergraduate students conducting research in the Northern Mariana Islands. Continue reading

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President's Prize winners May 2018 NAU Class of 2018 President’s Prize, Gold Axe, Distinguished Senior winners honored for their service, dedication
President Rita Cheng highlighted the students' passion and commitment to their education and community at a banquet at High Country Conference Center on Tuesday night.
NAU’s Institute for Human Development announces 2018 Evidence for Success Conference in July
More than 600 people are expected to attend the combined, multi-strand disability conference, which will discuss assistive technology, American Indian vocational rehabilitation and evidence-based practice in disability disciplines.
forest NAU researchers study economic value of forest restoration to homeowners
Julie Mueller, Abe Springer and grad student Ryan Lima found homeowners were more willing to pay a monthly fee when they lived close to the forest.
Spin Bike NAU, city of Flagstaff bringing in pilot bike share program
The program will allow Spin to operate 300 bikes in the city and provides the opportunity to collect feedback and create guidelines for future bike share operations.
Research poster symposium 2016 NAU’s Undergraduate Expo begins this week—learn how to participate in a variety of scholarly events
More than 700 students will participate in 10 days of research, artistic performances and discussions of their scholarly work. The public is invited to all events.
NAU Logo President Cheng issues statement on recent DACA ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court
Like many of our faculty, staff and students, I am concerned about this week’s ruling. Educating all students, including DACA students, is very important to NAU and to me personally.

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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.