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3 Minute Research Presentation a chance for NAU grad students to share work

Students, faculty and staff are invited to the fourth annual Research Presentation Competition on March 28. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: March 2, 2017

Kudos to these faculty and staff Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to The NPR program “Think” recently interviewed Eric Meeks, associate professor of history, on the history of the U.S.-Mexico border. The program … Continue reading

In the Student Spotlight: March 2, 2017

Kudos to these students Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Five teams from NAU’s Construction Management Program competed in a 48-hour real-world construction competition at the ASC Student Competition in Reno recently. … Continue reading

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Spring events blossom at NAU College of Arts and Letters

A big semester is planned for NAU’s College of Arts and Letters this spring. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: Jan. 12, 2017

Kudos to these faculty, staff and students Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to, or use our online submission form. Joanne Keene, NAU’s executive vice president and chief of staff, received a leadership award … Continue reading

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APS grant allows NAU to expand STEM education

The $250k grant will expand the Center for Science Teaching and Learning's program to five new Arizona schools. Continue reading

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NAU Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair benefits United Way

The 16th annual NAU Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair will be held this weekend on the NAU mountain campus to the benefit of United Way of Northern Arizona. Continue reading

NAU Bookstore to host several author events

Beginning October 20, the NAU Bookstore will begin hosting a series of author events on the NAU campus. Continue reading

The Stars Come Out to Play NAU Theatre 2016-2017 season

NAU Theatre begins 2016-17 season

The season will feature five shows throughout the academic year. Continue reading

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Grants awarded to NAUPD to enhance safety efforts

The Northern Arizona University Police Department has been awarded several grants by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Public invited to reception for local artists
A reception for the artists being exhibited at the High Country Conference Center Community Art Gallery will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.
Northern Arizona University sign NAU holds hearing for proposed 2017-18 tuition
Northern Arizona University will hold an interactive tuition hearing from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28.
Phoenix Biomedical Center NAU occupational therapists earn grants to study Native Americans with disabilities
The grants, from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, allow Heather Williamson and Maureen Russell to look at health access and sleep issues.
Flipback by kathryn martin Exhibit celebrating everyday inspiration coming to NAU Art Museum
The exhibit, which manages to be both ambitious and individualistic for the viewer, will be on display March 28 through May 5.
Aerial shot of Woodstock School in India NAU becomes international leader in STEM education
The Center for Science Teaching and Learning hosted its first international visitors—with hopes of expanding STEM curriculum world-wide.
Future of drought resistance through bacteria NAU study finds drought-quenching bacteria protect plants from climate stress
The study, led by doctoral student Rachel Rubin, determined bacteria could play a significant role in increasing crop yields in the future.

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