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President Cheng and Margaret Ann Hughes

NAU alumna, faculty member and student affairs administrator honored

Margaret Ann Hughes, retired associate professor and Student Affairs administrator, was honored during a ceremony in the Student and Academic Services building. Continue reading

President Cheng at House Appropriations

President’s Legislature visit highlights successes, fiscal outlook

The university leaders discussed challenges and opportunities, and the need for a student, state and university partnership. Continue reading


New building opens as one-stop shop for students and visitors

The campus community is invited to explore the Student and Academic Services building during an open house from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29. Continue reading

Megan Babbitt NACC

Sundance shines spotlight on NAU filmmaker

Megan Babbitt has been selected for a Sundance Film Festival fellowship. Continue reading

NAU Ice Jacks Division 2 team is ranked 2nd in the American Collegiate Hockey Association's western region.

IceJacks to play in Prescott Valley this weekend

NAU's IceJacks take on ASU in Prescott Valley this weekend. Continue reading

Welcoming our opportunities in 2016

Cheng: It's a time to celebrate accomplishments, revisit goals and priorities and welcome new possibilities. Continue reading

President Rita Cheng’s statement on the Governor’s budget proposal

Northern Arizona University sees hope in the budget proposed by Governor Ducey today. Continue reading

Female student on bungee

Collegiate program supports students’ recovery from substance abuse

New grants allow the university to expand services and social events that promote student sobriety. Continue reading


Join the NAU social scene

Tag your content with #NAU and show everyone why it's always a great day to be a Lumberjack! Continue reading

Online Learning

Online programs earn recognition in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

NAU's online bachelor's program and graduate program in education were ranked in the report released this week. Continue reading

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The State of the University forum is scheduled from 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the High Country Conference Center
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The community is invited to attend the performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb, 14 in Prochnow Auditorium.
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NAU employees are invited to come support the Lumberjacks as they take on Idaho State at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Skydome.
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Grant support brings diversity to physical education career preparation.
Researchers engage in discussion. Great ideas mingle in the name of research
A strategic "speed meeting" initiative promises to build targeted, interdisciplinary research capacity at NAU.
Palliative Care Improving quality of life for the seriously ill
NAU research shows the need for increased palliative care services.

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Researcher turns attention to lack of craters in prominent region of Pluto.
Zanzucchi 1 Arizona’s best school principals received NAU degrees
The Rodel Foundation has named its exemplary principals and five of the eight winners received degrees from Northern Arizona University.
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The lights and sounds of electronic toys may grab the attention of babies but they're not aiding in the child's language development, according to a new study.