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Mark McCrorie

A star-spangled tribute to sacrifice

McCrorie: A perspective on our freedoms. Continue reading

Ann Marie Chischilly 1

NAU joined tribes’ discourse on the environment

Chischilly: Tribal forum supports NAU institute's goals. Continue reading

Sara Jean Gilbert

Join me in welcoming new students

Gilbert: Help us in welcoming incoming freshmen. Continue reading

NAU In Greece

Living the volcano

Skinner: Greece is the ideal classroom for a geological field experience. Continue reading


Blended learning taking hold in Franke

Szal: Blended learning model serving students Continue reading

Jan Busco

NAU gardeners supporting monarch butterfly habitats

Busco: The SSLUG garden has blossomed into a beloved space for students. Continue reading


Vital springs need protection and study

Springer: Springs continue to be understudied and inadequately protected. Continue reading

TC Eberly

Time to hit the bike path

Eberly: Start your personal biking season and enjoy the simple beauty and efficiency of commuter bicycling.  Continue reading

ERI Director Diane Vosick at Hart Prairie, 2011.

A race against megafire to save our forests

Vosick: It is a race against time to save our forests. Continue reading


Video highlights from President Cheng’s installation

Cheng: NAU is an outstanding university with an enviable future. Continue reading

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American Indian conference returns to NAU
Educators from Canada and across the United States will gather July 10 and 11 at NAU’s Native American Cultural Center.
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Men's and women's outdoor track, men's and women's tennis and women's golf were recognized for academic success for the spring.

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