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NAU business professor Yordy appointed to federal civil rights committee

Business professor Eric D. Yordy will serve a four-year term on the Arizona State Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Continue reading

Building bridges: Community outreach is mainstay of Fox’s 34-year NAU career

Wayne Fox’s best moment at Northern Arizona University had to be culled from more than 30 years, so it took some time. When he settled on one, he started—and ended—the story with a laugh. “One of my proudest moments was … Continue reading

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Summer seminar series is heating up campus

NAU summer seminar series returns with a diverse lineup. Continue reading

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NAU’s business college in top 10 ‘Best for Vets’

For the third year in a row, the W.A. Franke College of Business ranked top 10 in the ‘Best for Vets: Business Schools’. Continue reading

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NAU hosts first tribal economic outlook conference

Details of tourism and tribal economic impact to be presented. Continue reading

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Compromise, optimism rise among lukewarm outlooks at economic conference

NAU's role in region extends far beyond being an economic driver. Continue reading

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Former presidential advisor Gene Sperling to headline Economic Outlook Conference

Experts to offer their views of international, national, state and local economies. Continue reading

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Solar competition demonstrates how engineering and business mix

Students bridge communication gap to propose a marketable product. Continue reading

Robert Reich adds value to view that middle class can share in economic growth

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor cites more investment in higher education as key for wage growth. Continue reading

New MBA program caters to hospitality professionals

New MBA program delivers a flexible educational experience for hospitality managers. Continue reading

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Sky Glow A night with NAU’s Harun Mehmedinovic: Free event celebrating Skyglow Project
On July 28, the public is invited to a viewing of time-lapse night photography and films from 8-10 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts.
Southern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys torridus) A wolf’s howl in miniature: NAU researchers discover mice speak similarly to humans
NAU assistant professor and lead author on the research Bret Pasch has studied the grasshopper mice, rodents known for their remarkably loud call, for more than three years.
You’ve been Axe’d! NAU students participate in cooking competition (VIDEO)
In honors of Culinarians Day on July 25, find out who won a student chef competition Campus Dining hosted earlier this year.
Paul Keim Valley Fever test, developed by NAU professor Paul Keim, submitted for FDA approval
The patented test will allow for same-day diagnosis of the fungus-caused illness prevalent in the Sonoran desert region of southern and central Arizona.
NAU's Science and Health Building NAU’s Science and Health building deemed Gold LEED certified
The recent certification brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 14.
Interested in becoming a mentor for first-generation college students?
The First Scholars program at Northern Arizona University is seeking faculty and staff who are interested in mentoring students for the 2017-18 academic year.

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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