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NAU Scientist Suspecting Lazarus Effect

As the U.S. Department of Defense continues to test for live spores in more than 400 batches of anthrax sent to a reported 66 labs in 19 states including Arizona, geneticist Paul Keim, Ph.D., suspects the bacterial spores may be able to bring themselves back from the dead. “I’m calling it the Lazarus Effect,” said […]

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Unusual History Book on QC High School Gym Names

What do a Medal of Honor winner, major league baseball player, physician and administrator have in common? According to a new book, “Who is Gym?” by former Arizona broadcaster and Northern Arizona University grad Scott Hanson, they are the namesakes of various high school sports venues around the state. In Prescott, the high school operates […]

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NAU Researcher Works to Save a Species

Later this summer and into early fall, tree-climbing crews will be using ropes to pull themselves up into 40, 60 even 80-foot tall Southwestern White Pine trees in Arizona’s high elevation mixed conifer forests. Researchers have only about a four-week window during the year when the tree’s pinecones are ripe to gather them for genetic […]

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NAU Among Top Green Colleges

Princeton Review recently released its annual Guide to Green Colleges, naming Northern Arizona University among the elite 353 schools committed to sustainability. In order to make the list, the schools had to demonstrate they were environmentally aware by proving student life is both healthy and sustainable, employment preparation in the clean-energy of the economy is […]

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Summer Festivals Bolstering Economy

Website editor’s note: Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of festival season in Northern Arizona. In addition to several events memorializing fallen military men and women, there are numerous other events in the high country. Art in the Park is held at Wheeler Park in Downtown Flagstaff and the 19th Annual Zuni Festival is at […]

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Another Natural Market Coming to Flagstaff

Sunflower Farmers Market has announced it will open a new full-service grocery store in Flagstaff, Arizona, adjacent to Northern Arizona University, by the end of 2013. The market will join Bookmans, Michael’s, and Pier 1 Imports in the University Meadows Shopping Center located on Riordan Ranch Road. This Sunflower location will be the ninth in […]

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Students Linking NAU and Tourism Economy

Since high school, Allison Wiltfong has known she wants to work in the hotel industry. She is now about to graduate from Northern Arizona University (NAU) with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) and live her dream. After working in restaurants during high school to make extra money, Wiltfong was instantly drawn to […]

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CCC President Honored at NAU Graduation

Northern Arizona University President John Haeger and Coconino Community College President Leah Bornstein have spent four years building a multifaceted partnership that leads to student success. At NAU’s spring commencement ceremony on May 12, Haeger will present Bornstein with an honorary degree in recognition of her dedication to higher education and her contributions to NAU. Since assuming […]

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