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NAU focus on student success

NAU part of national program to improve, share formula for student success

Northern Arizona University has been selected to be part of Frontier Set, an innovative new program to increase student success at universities nationwide. Continue reading

Eileen Mahoney

Retirement reception planned for Eileen Mahoney

Reception to be held in the Grand Canyon Room at the Union. 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

Laura Huenneke

University College focuses resources on student success

Huenneke: Undergraduate education benefits from comprehensive approach. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Open house shines light on work toward student success

Huenneke: University invests in student success. Continue reading

Lee Irby, NAU alumna and sixth grade teacher recently selected as a 2013 Rodel Exemplary Teacher

Alumni shine as Rodel exemplary teachers

Half of the dozen teachers selected statewide as 2013 Rodel Exemplary Teachers are graduates of Northern Arizona University. Continue reading

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Female NAU student working in chemistry lab Mind the gender gap: NAU researcher on team studying women’s experiences in STEM doctoral programs
Melissa Rivers is a co-author on a study that followed 28 women through their doctoral research and the challenges they experienced as scientists and as women.
Education student teaching young students NAU earns $500K grant from Kellogg Foundation for early childhood education focused on tribal needs
The program aims to educate teachers in best practices and an appreciation for and understanding of Native American people, cultures and nations.
Frank von Hippel To combat decrease in science literacy, NAU professor creates Science History Podcast
Biology professor Frank von Hippel talks with experts from throughout the world, discussing nuclear weapons, the effects of toxins on hormones and more.
"My Dad Matthew" poster Award-winning documentary on NAU professor to show at Arizona film festivals
"My Dad Matthew," a documentary about the life of NAU professor Matthew Wangeman, will appear in the Flagstaff and Sedona film festivals.
Women in sports teaching the clinic NAU holds National Girls and Women in Sports Day
NAU Athletics is hosting a free clinic on Feb. 17 to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports day.
Serengiti food web NAU researchers quantify nutritional value of soil fungi to the Serengeti food web
A new study shows how much arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi contribute to the complex ecosystem that makes up the Serengeti.

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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.
Freshman Letters NAU in review: Look back to the top NAU News stories of 2017
Relive 2017 with the most read posts from NAU News, covering research, commencement and international recognition.