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Raul H. Castro

Scholarships honor Governor Raul H. Castro

NAU honors legacy of alumnus through a scholarship in education and in politics and international affair.s Continue reading

Regents meet this week in Flagstaff

NAU President Rita Cheng will welcome the board at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9. Continue reading

Terri Hayes

Extended Campuses leader moves to academic advising

Terri Hayes, executive director and operational leader for Personalized Learning, will start a new leadership role June 13. Continue reading

NAU expanding partnerships and opportunities in Prescott Valley and Yavapai County

The university will expand outreach, open a visitor and information center and continue partnerships. Continue reading

NAU adopts tobacco-free campus policy

NAU will become a smoke- and tobacco-free campus beginning July 1, 2016. Continue reading

NAU's north campus from the Union second floor

NAU summer hours begin May 16

The university will observe summer hours beginning May 16 through Aug. 19. Continue reading

attendees at signing ceremony

NAU brightens sustainable outlook with major solar panel agreement

Solar arrays will be installed on top of the San Francisco parking garage. Continue reading

Steve Burrell

Chief information technology officer to join NAU in July

Steve Burrell, current vice president and chief information technology officer at Georgia Southern University, joins NAU July 1. Continue reading

San Francisco Street parking garage

North entrance to parking garage temporarily closed

Access to the San Francisco parking garage is limited to the south entrance until May 10. Continue reading

NAU joins Victim-Witness to increase advocacy resources

The new partnership an advocate to engage in outreach and support for victims and witnesses of any form of crime or crisis. 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.

Editor’s Picks

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