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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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Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session NAU hosts representatives of Arizona’s Native nation, First Nations from Canada for executive training
More than 60 directors and managers representing Native nations in Arizona and First Nations in Canada participated in a Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session at NAU.
Snorkeling Share your #NAUsummer adventures
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!
Illustration of boreal forest NAU scientists publish first estimate of carbon emissions from 2014 mega-fires in Canada’s boreal forests
Xanthe Walker, Michelle Mack and Ted Schuur of Ecoss collaborated with Scott Goetz from SICCS for the study, which quantifies how much carbon a boreal forest fire can release.
Sarah Haffly Graduate Sarah Haffly: Breaking the cycle of drug abuse and dysfunction motivated grad student to become her family’s success story
Haffly, whose childhood included drug-addicted parents, poverty and even a brief period of homelessness, is earning her MBA before starting a job at accounting firm PwC.
Kynan Kawai Graduate Kynan Kawai: How struggling through college 3,000 miles from home helped him find his cultural identity
Like many college students, Hawaiian native Kawai was forced to work two, sometimes three jobs to be able to afford tuition, rent and life's necessities. He was homesick, lost motivation and fell behind in school, then he found the HAPA Hawaiian Club.

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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.