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Northern Arizona University receives 10-year reaccreditation

Northern Arizona University received numerous accolades and a strong recommendation for continued accreditation in a report from the Higher Learning Commission. Continue reading

NAU community encouraged to go True Blue for College Colors Day

Lumberjacks everywhere are encouraged to don their favorite blue and gold attire on Friday, Sept. 1. Continue reading

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NAU Coaches Caravan takes Lumberjack Country on the road

Join NAU coaches and staff as they recap the year and share what's to come this season. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: June 22, 2016

This week: John Morris; NAU Campus Health Services. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: June 15, 2016

NAU First Year Learning Initiative; Andrea Houchard; Meghan Warren; Kimberly Mitchell and John Gialanella; Matt Bloomfield, Noreen Parrish, Gabe Gurrola and Jennifer Offutt; James Wilce and Janina Fenigsen; Martin D. Sommerness; Paeton Keller and David McNealy. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: June 8, 2016

This week: Mark Neumann; Meliksah Demir, Andrew Haynes and Shannon Potts; Tinna Traustadóttir; Holly Hulen; NAU Housing and Residence Life. Continue reading

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Get your course in back-to-school shape with e-Learning

The e-Learning Center will host a series of free workshops designed to help faculty try out new student engagement tools and update courses over the summer. Continue reading

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Share your #NAUSummer

Whether you’re taking in the quiet of campus, working on a new project, checking off a bucket list item or exploring our great state and beyond—we want to see it! Continue reading

In the Spotlight: June 1, 2016

This week: Angelina Castagno; Bradley Butterfield; Casey Garcia, Emily Lawhead, Benjamin Garcia, Lynn Jones, Kathy Weinzinger, Tammy Newbury and Tammy Jones; NAU Archery Club. Continue reading

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‘Showcase of Artistry’ on display at conference center

An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 26. Continue reading

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NAU logo NAU presents 2018-19 tuition proposal, maintains Pledge program
The interactive tuition hearing will be held in conjunction with the Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27.
Lauren L'Ecuyer NAU student Lauren L’Ecuyer appointed to Arizona Board of Regents
L'Ecuyer, who is the ASNAU president, will serve a two-year term on the board, representing student voices and issues.
Sofia Sweeney Public invited to NAU Graduate College’s 3 Minute Research Presentations
The Graduate College is helping graduate students engage average audiences in their research achievements with the 3 Minute Research Presentation competition.
Lumberjack Technology Center to hold faculty, staff technology sale
On April 13, Northern Arizona University faculty and staff will have the opportunity to trade in their current Mac computer or iPad and purchase new products at the Apple Computer Faculty & Staff sale.
Corina Kellner and Taylor Lambrigger in forensic science lab NAU student using anthropological methods to help ID unidentified human remains (VIDEO)
Taylor Lambrigger and associate professor Corina Kellner are hoping the isotope analysis they use to learn about ancient people can translate into information on unidentified victims today.
Nominate an NAU Leader in sustainability by March 23
Nominate an NAU Leader in Sustainability by March 23! Each year, the Northern Arizona University Environmental Caucus awards outstanding efforts of students, faculty, staff and community members for their work on green initiatives.

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Underneath the lion: Celebrate the Lunar New Year at NAU with traditional lion dance performances
NAU senior Colleen McDowell struggled with high-functioning autism and depression, then she enrolled in PES100, a Chinese Martial Arts course, and became a lion dancer. Enjoy several performances at NAU and throughout town on Feb. 16 to ring in the year of the dog.
growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.