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Girl and Louie riding yellow bikes on pedway

NAU moves up to gold level on bicycle-friendly university list

Northern Arizona University has moved up from silver to gold on the national bike-friendly campuses list by the League of American Bicyclists. Continue reading

NAU's Fieldhouse in the snow

NAU will operate on a delayed start and open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29

Due to road and weather conditions, university departments will open and classes will resume at 10 a.m. Continue reading

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NAU’s American Indian School Leadership program earns $1.2 million DOE grant award

The program aims to more than triple the number of American Indians serving as school principals. Continue reading

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NAU men’s cross country wins national title

Lumberjack men’s cross country team clinched the national NCAA championship title for the first time in school history. Continue reading

Health profession students meet with adult mentors in their home

NAU, UA health profession students collaborate to improve patient care

As part of the Community Health Mentor Program, inter-professional student teams learn from a mentor who is an adult volunteer with a chronic medical condition or disability. Continue reading

Gold Axe Award Winners Fall 2016

NAU graduating seniors earn distinguished awards

Twenty-one Lumberjacks received the university's coveted Gold Axe Award for their achievements, and seven students were named Distinguished Seniors by their college. Continue reading

Spring 2016 graduating student-athletes

NAU student-athletes continue to graduate at a high rate

Northern Arizona University’s NCAA Graduation Success Rate of 84 percent leads the Big Sky Conference, according to a national report released Tuesday. Continue reading

Student Services Building

NAU’s undergraduate residency moves under one office

To improve and streamline services for students, undergraduate residency has moved under the Student Service Center. Continue reading

President Cheng

President Cheng highlights NAU’s successes, future of possibilities

Hundreds gathered for the campus forum held Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the High Country Conference Center. Continue reading

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NAU’s new exhibit celebrates 50 years as a university

On Friday, Oct. 7, Cline Library opens the 2016-17 exhibit entitled "Founded in 1899, Transformed in 1966: Celebrating 50 Years as a University 1966-2016." Continue reading

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clayclub NAU Clay Club to host annual holiday sale
The sale, which takes place the first weekend of December, will offers a range of functional and sculptural ceramic work created by students and faculty.
Girl and Louie riding yellow bikes on pedway NAU moves up to gold level on bicycle-friendly university list
Northern Arizona University has moved up from silver to gold on the national bike-friendly campuses list by the League of American Bicyclists.
Discovery Channel Telescope Bald, bright and beautiful—NAU joins UA and Lowell to unveil asteroid characteristics
With the help of the Discovery Channel Telescope, a team of astronomers was able to unveil the physical characteristics of one of the smallest near-Earth asteroids ever observed.
Holiday tree Join NAU for WinterFest on Friday, Dec. 2
The evening will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with Louie Santa pictures followed by the annual luminaria and tree lighting.
NAU's Fieldhouse in the snow NAU will operate on a delayed start and open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29
Due to road and weather conditions, university departments will open and classes will resume at 10 a.m.

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NAU students NAU recognized for excellence in diversity
Northern Arizona University recently received the prestigious 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
anthrax Autopsies reveal new information about the Sverdlovsk anthrax accident
NAU scientists, along with TGen, uncovered instrumental data on what some refer to as the “biological Chernobyl.”
Hands in heart shape around mountains NAU ranked No. 1 in the nation for social media engagement in higher education
Northern Arizona University has placed itself at the top of the mountain when it comes to social media engagement.