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Welcome back, welcome home

Cheng: All the preparation and anticipation of the big move to campus has finally brought us to this day. Settle in, begin to explore and let's get started on a great semester. Continue reading


Welcome from ABOR President Klein

Klein: Your university is known as our “high-country” research institution with one of the strongest undergraduate programs in the West. Continue reading

Nathan Nieto

Deciphering health concerns from soft ticks

Nieto: Four school-age children are thought to have contracted a tick-borne fever on the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff. Continue reading


Creating a safer learning environment for all students

Griffin: While NAU is well positioned under the new federal guidelines, there is always more that can be done to enhance student safety. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Being driven on the road to balance

Huenneke: The passions and priorities of academia can put balance to the test. Continue reading

Kiisa Nishikawa

Ingredients explain Keck success

Nishikawa: High-risk, high-reward project requires conviction and support. Continue reading

Andre Luciano

2014 World Cup: What does it all mean at home?

Luciano: The excitement surrounding the 2014 World Cup tells us that soccer is here to stay. Continue reading

Hip Hop blog

Homegrown hip-hop flexes global political muscle

Gooding: Hip-hop has grown from America's forgotten neighborhoods to a worldwide influence on society and social change. Continue reading

Olivia Cerna and Nicole Marvin

NAU walks the walk in cancer fight

Cerna and Marvin: Lumberjacks at Relay for Life demonstrate resolve in battle against cancer.  Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Giving students a chance to take the initiative

Huenneke: Placing students in the right internship or capstone setting is the key. Continue reading

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Latest Site Activity

Supervisor Academy accepting applications for next cohort
Human Resources is welcoming applications from faculty and staff for its second supervisor academy to begin Oct. 14.
NAUPD warns of text and call scam
The campus community is reminded to never share personal or financial information over the telephone.
President Rita Cheng helps serve food to students, faculty and staff. Photos by Greta Miller. President’s Picnic kicks off new academic year
Annual welcome back picnic full of food and fun.
NAU campus NAU continues steady growth; Latino population jumps 10%
NAU enrollment is up by about five percent, according to preliminary numbers.
A fish performs a tail-flip jump and a roll. From water to land and back, the mosquitofish is on a roll
Research helps answer questions about how animals make the transition to new habitats.
Stethoscope Medical students helping the homeless in Phoenix
Faculty and staff from numerous medical disciplines will offer free services as part of the Student Health Outreach Wellness project.

Editor’s Picks

Artist's conception of a rubble-pile asteroid and a dust cloud asteroid. NASA and NAU researchers welcome unexpected asteroid findings
NAU research advances the goals of NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission.
Dr. Rita Cheng Rita Cheng appointed next president of NAU
The Arizona Board of Regents unanimously approved Cheng as NAU's 16th president, who will begin her term Aug. 15.
Occupational therapist works with a patient. NAU occupational therapy program prepares for fall semester debut
Accrediting body praises strengths of program in granting approval.