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Mike Marlow and President Cheng

Mike Marlow joins NAU as Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics

Marlow, who is a deputy athletics director at Washington State University, rose to the top of a field of strong applicants. He will begin work in January. Continue reading

DPS-NAU Public Safety Experience

DPS/NAU Public Safety Experience gives students inside look at law enforcement career

The purpose of this outreach was to discuss ways to build a pipeline of well-trained law enforcement professionals, both civilian and sworn positions. Continue reading

Arizona Mexico Commission

NAU expanding educational opportunities, development and research partnerships in Mexico

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Sonoran Gov. Claudia Pavlovich signed the agreement, part of NAU's strategic plan to create partnerships through Mexico and into Latin America. Continue reading

Lumberjack alumni, Tuba City

President Cheng and tribal leaders launch Tuba City alumni chapter with day of service

The women's basketball team also participated in the festivities, giving a workshop for local students and putting up a big win against Antelope Valley. Continue reading

Men's XC national championship 2017

NAU cross country team finishes perfect season with a perfect end—national championship No. 2

After leading the cross country team to its second national championship, coach Mike Smith was named National Men's Coach of the Year. Continue reading

Scott Halle holds up donated NAU shirt

Thanks, NAU: More than 1500 items donated in this year’s clothing drive

Today wrapped up the annual Classified Staff Advisory Council winter clothing drive, and organizers were thrilled with the turnout. Continue reading

Studying abroad in Italy

NAU makes its debut on top 20 list for students studying abroad

The list, on which NAU is No. 17, looks at the number of students who go abroad for a yearlong educational program. Continue reading

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Finding family: Elder Cultural Advisors program offers education, support to Native American students at NAU

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, NAU looks at this unusual program, which aims to help Native American students succeed in college and beyond. Continue reading

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Seeking senior success: NAU News looking for students to profile in graduation edition

Students should have seen success academically or in other school-related activities, have overcome the odds to get to college or otherwise have a compelling story. Continue reading

David Walker

Former comptroller general, GAO head speaks at NAU’s 42nd Economic Outlook Conference

David Walker, now an adviser at PricewaterhouseCoopers, spoke to hundreds of attendees about changes in federal governance that will move the U.S. economy forward. Continue reading

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MIke Taylor Graduate Mike Taylor: With NAU degree No. 3 done, Lumberjack looking at ways to benefit university
Mike Taylor, a Cline Library employee, is earning his master's degree in computer science after a love for technology drew him to a different aspect of education.
Mike Marlow and President Cheng Mike Marlow joins NAU as Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
Marlow, who is a deputy athletics director at Washington State University, rose to the top of a field of strong applicants. He will begin work in January.
NAU invites community to donate to United Way of Northern Arizona campaign
The deadline to participate in this year's campaign is Dec. 15.
Spring 2017 chhs_fcb_commencement_20170512 Commencement: What to know as we celebrate the class of 2017
More than 2,700 students are expected to graduate in two ceremonies on Friday, with esteemed faculty members offering speeches.
Despars family Family affair: Mother, son graduating from NAU on Friday
When David Despars signed up for dual enrollment classes while in high school, he reminded his mother, Sharon, of a promise she'd made: 'I'll go to college when you do.' Both graduate on Saturday.

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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