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NAU Undergraduate Research Tackling Critical Issues

Northern Arizona University undergraduate Chris Keefe combines his passion for biology and computer science to tackle the sixth leading cause of death in the United States – Alzheimer’s disease. He uses microbiome bioinformatics and develops computer software to investigate connections between disease symptoms and bacteria that live in mice intestines. Chris is one of thousands […]

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Dr. Rita Cheng

Repurposing Wood Chips for Renewable Energy, Economic Opportunity

There has been much coverage in the news recently about a Northern Arizona University pilot program that has resulted in the shipping of wood chips from Northern Arizona’s ponderosa pine forests to South Korea for use as renewable energy. NAU’s Ecological Restoration Institute has been working with Coconino County, the Arizona Department of Emergency and […]

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Working Together for Common Goals

We are emerging from an historic summer in Flagstaff, which includes celebrating the contributions of hundreds of thousands of innovative and creative people who helped put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon. Though it took place 50 years ago and a quarter million miles away from Earth, the Moon landing is woven into […]

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Dr. Rita Cheng

NAU: Proud of its History, Grateful for Community Connections

We are thankful that this community supports our students and our university, and we are dedicated to enhancing collaborations and strengthening our ties. Northern Arizona University’s economic impact is growing. We create jobs, intellectual property, technology transfer and business incubation, and we educate and develop the sophisticated, high-level workforce that meets the demands of today’s […]

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Increasing Access to Higher Education; Benefiting Individuals, Communities

Last month, we celebrated an extraordinary class of Lumberjacks: More than 5,800 students earned degrees from Northern Arizona University. Commencement celebrates the tenacity, dedication and determination our students have displayed through many years of hard work. This is one of many personal achievements that will define their lives and mark the beginning of a new […]

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Understanding the Importance of the Provost Position

After a competitive national search, I’m pleased to share with you that Northern Arizona University will welcome a permanent provost this summer. While our provost is new to the position, she is not new to NAU and Flagstaff. Unless you work at the university, or have been engaged in higher education circles, you may know […]

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NAU: An Investment That Pays the Best Interest 

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” The success of NAU’s alumni proves this to be true. Their accomplishments are a living, enduring testament to the benefit of an investment in the NAU experience.    Robin Braun credits her time at NAU with the skills that led her to serve […]

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Celebrating Accomplishments; Planning for Future Success at NAU

Having celebrated the end of 2018 and the achievements of more than 2,800 fall Lumberjack graduates, Northern Arizona University is looking to make 2019 another exceptional year. However, before we get too far ahead of ourselves, I would like to thank Flagstaff and all the communities of Northern Arizona for your assistance and support. NAU […]

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Running on Success 

In 2016, when the Northern Arizona University men’s cross-country team won its first national title, it might have been hard for running enthusiasts outside of Flagstaff to find us on a map. But last month, after three years of dominating cross-country performances, opponents, media and fans know exactly where NAU and Flagstaff are.   I had […]

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