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NAU student Miranda Henry on study abroad

From ‘not sure’ to New Zealand: NAU senior finds her passion during internship halfway around the world

International relations major Miranda Henry spent her summer crafting an emergency management plan for Wellington, New Zealand's capital city. Continue reading

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Print art, tools or computer parts at NAU’s MakerLab (VIDEO)

The 3-D printing facility is open to all members of the NAU and Flagstaff communities and includes 3-D printers and scanners as well as other equipment. Continue reading

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#DYK NAU Social is ranked No. 1 in the country? (VIDEO)

Learn more about the team behind the university's award-winning social media presence and just how much strategy goes into each post. Continue reading

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More than 400 NAU students ‘Suited Up’ for success at inaugural event

NAU Career Development sponsored a dress-for-success event for students in need of professional attire at JCPenney on Sept. 24. Continue reading

Washington Center luncheon

Washington Center honors NAU with prestigious civic engagement award for health care partnership

The award recognizes NAU's partnership with Northern Arizona Healthcare to reduce health disparities among Arizona's Latino, Native American and rural populations. Continue reading

President Cheng

NAU’s strengths, solutions to challenges of the future focus of President Cheng’s speech to ABOR

President Rita Cheng addressed NAU's efforts to meet students' needs in terms of location, educational offerings, financial help and more in her speech to the Board of Regents Friday morning. Continue reading

NAU alumni pose on north campus

NAU News introduces ‘Alumni Spotlights’

Next month, NAU News will introduce “Alumni Spotlights” that will recognize the achievements of Lumberjack graduates worldwide. Continue reading

2016 Alumni Breakfast

Tickets available for Homecoming 2017: Café au Louie Alumni Breakfast

The breakfast will take place from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the 1899 Bar & Grill, with pristine viewing opportunities of the Homecoming parade to follow. Continue reading

NAU Yuma social work students

At NAU-Yuma, social work puts community interests, unique needs at center of learning

The social work program focuses on border issues; students counsel law enforcement, visiting elderly shut-ins and researching human trafficking and health care. Continue reading

Mitch Strohman and Chef Mark Mulinaro roll sushi

NAU’s Chef Mark Molinaro shows how to get creative for National Cooking Day (VIDEO)

It's easy to get stuck in a rut of constantly eating out, heating-up frozen meals or settling for something that has become all too familiar to eat. Here is a chance to break the routine. Continue reading

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Protecting future generations: NAU scientists study Arctic community’s exposure to toxic pollutants
NAU professors Loren Buck and Frank von Hippel are working on a long-term research project on Alaska’s St. Lawrence Island to study the link between hazardous pollutants and the health of the island’s population.
forest NAU professor earns grant to measure economic value of forest ecosystems
Julie Mueller, a professor of business and forestry, will measure the monetary value of services provided by a healthy forest ecosystem.
Judy Manor NAU’s director of shuttle services named 2017 Homecoming Dedicatee
Judy Manor started working for shuttle services as a bus driver nearly 20 years ago. Since then, she has led to the success and growth of the department and truly represents what it means to be a Lumberjack.
Jarabe Mexicano ‘Jarabe Mexicano’ brings traditional and modern mariachi sounds to NAU
The band featuring traditional mariachi as well as rock and roll hits and reggae classics, is performing a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the NAU Native American Cultural Center.
safety walk NAU holds annual Nighttime Safety Walk for students, faculty, staff
The NAU Emergency Management Team invites different organizations to walk through campus with checklists assessing different issues.

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NAU’s unique study abroad program wins international award
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Patient with autism spectrum disorder NAU researcher discovers key to fighting autism may lie not in the mind, but in the gut
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
NAU student-athletes and Louie the Lumberjack join Flagstaff area elementary school students at an assembly. Lumberjack love: NAU student-athletes work with area elementary school children
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program