Medical Research

Researchers from NAU, Washington tackling an elusive Valley Fever vaccine – Northern Arizona University

Researchers from Northern Arizona University and the University of Washington School of Medicine in collaboration with the Washington National Primate Research Center received a $1.5 million grant, with the possibility of receiving $7.5 million over 5 years, from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, which will


Innovative partnership formed to address teacher shortage – NAU

In the true spirit of public education and unity to solve the teacher shortage crisis that schools throughout the country are experiencing, Northern Arizona University, Tolleson Elementary School District (Tolleson ESD) and Littleton Elementary School District (Littleton ESD) are proud to announce their partnership that will deliver professional career paths and teacher certification. This unique

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NAU’s MPA program receives highest global standard in accreditation – Northern Arizona University

The Master of Public Administration program in NAU’s Department of Politics and International Affairs recently received accreditation for the first time in program history. The MPA program is accredited by the NASPAA Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation and listed on the Annual Roster of Accredited Programs in conformity with NASPAA standards.   Sara Rinfret, the

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NAU, CCC launch partnership to increase participation in astronomy, planetary science and other STEM fields

Professor David Trilling, chair of Northern Arizona University’s Department of Astronomy and Planetary Science, has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation to launch a new partnership with Coconino Community College (CCC). The initiative will create a pathway for recruiting 20 CCC2NAU students into paid internships working in research labs at NAU.  Working with multidisciplinary collaborators across both institutions,

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Minor Family Legacy Supports Forestry in Arizona and Worldwide

Charles O. Minor, the founding dean of the NAU School of Forestry in 1958, and his wife, Mary, left important legacies in the Southwest, including their involvement in the first professional forestry program, a high proportion of the public and tribal foresters in the region and the multiple generations of their family members who work


Done in 180 seconds: NAU grad students showcase research in 7th annual 3MRP finals

Fungal sex, protecting the mental health of mothers with newborns in the NICU and the perceived effects of a teacher’s accent on their students’ comprehension were among the innovative research projects Northern Arizona University graduate students presented at the 7th annual 3MRP finals last week. 3MRP, or 3 Minute Research Presentation, offers graduate students the opportunity