Blogs

Wally Convington

Science, collaboration in action

Covington: The Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project is a monumental event for the community. Continue reading

Amanda Loveless

Living United means coming together

Loveless: United Way helps create the environment where we want to live. Continue reading

Charlese Bedford

Happy Homecoming!

Bedford: Homecoming Week is wonderful for several reasons. Continue reading

Jerry Nabours

Why I love NAU and Homecoming

Nabours: Celebrating our many successes at Homecoming. Continue reading

Deidre Crawley

Let us make a difference

Crawley: Make a Difference Day is Oct. 24 but we can make small differences every day. Continue reading

Fred Harvey image

Travels with Mr. Harvey

Evans: Fred Harvey helped build the region's tradition of hospitality. Continue reading

Ann Collier

The therapeutic value of do-it-yourself activities

Collier: We frequently abandon what “works” for us when faced with too must stress. My research validates the need to keep doing it. Continue reading

Connor Mullins and friends

Study abroad is changing my life

Mullins: Study abroad helped me clarify my life's purpose. Continue reading

Coach Souers 100th win log

The spirit of the Lumberjacks

Souers: Our sights are set on a championship and with your support we can get there. Continue reading

Michelle Gardner

Ensuring new students succeed at NAU

Gardner: A supportive community helps freshman integrate and succeed at NAU. Continue reading

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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.