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NAU joins community for MLK march

NAU invites public to join MLK day festivities

The Lumberjack community will come together to honor the life and civil rights work of Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual MLK Day Celebration Program on Monday, Jan. 16. Continue reading

CSTL teacher works with student

APS grant allows NAU to expand STEM education

The $250k grant will expand the Center for Science Teaching and Learning's program to five new Arizona schools. Continue reading

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NAU’s Aquatic and Tennis Complex earns LEED Gold

The new facility demonstrates NAU's commitment to sustainable building practices and brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 13. Continue reading

NAU program expands science education opportunities to Flagstaff families

A recent grant will provide summer camp scholarships and free family-centered science events as part of Adventures in Biodiversity. Continue reading

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

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

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

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NAU joins community for MLK march NAU invites public to join MLK day festivities
The Lumberjack community will come together to honor the life and civil rights work of Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual MLK Day Celebration Program on Monday, Jan. 16.
Presidents Achievement Award NAU seeking nominations for President’s Achievement Award
The award recognizes employees whose performance exceeds NAU’s expectations.
Phoenix Biomedical Campus NAU collaboration earns grant to provide care for substance abuse patients
The grant, totaling $100,000 over two years, will allow the students to work with Phoenix residents in substance abuse rehab facilities, providing real-world experience.
Gradi Moore NAU News introduces “Student Spotlights”
Continuing to acknowledge faculty and staff on a per-issue basis, NAU News also will include Student Spotlights as they’re submitted.
Meteor enters Earths atmosphere NAU, WUSTL collaborate to help dismiss popular mass extinction theory
Paleoecologist Scott Anderson was part of a research team examining previous studies that found rare diamond molecules in 13,000-year-old sediment. Those studies, the team determined, incorrectly identified the molecules.

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