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NAU’s AmeriCorps seeks Arizona Ready for College and Career partner sites

Do you know of a local organization who seeks to help students prepare for college? Continue reading

Disorder or difference? Speech-language pathology team at NAU works with English language learners to diagnose speech disorders

The team, created last year, provides assessments for local school districts who have bilingual children who may have a speech or communication disorder. Continue reading

NAU program receives $1.3M grant to continue changing lives, one storybook at a time (VIDEO)

The grant will go towards expanding the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Programs, which provide opportunities for people age 55 and over to volunteer throughout the state. Continue reading

You’ve been Axe’d! NAU students participate in cooking competition (VIDEO)

In honors of Culinarians Day on July 25, find out who won a student chef competition Campus Dining hosted earlier this year. Continue reading

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NAU’s Science and Health building deemed Gold LEED certified

The recent certification brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 14. Continue reading

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Unleashing inner artists: NAU’s Honors artist-in-residence program expands

Until now, painter Bruce Aiken has been the only artist-in-residence at the university. But thanks to a recent gift, three additional artists will join the program—providing students an opportunity of a lifetime. Continue reading


Tremors and tenors: NAU faculty, students help create a choir for people with Parkinson’s

The Mountain Tremors aims to use choir to help people with Parkinson's and similar diseases slow the effects of their neurological conditions. Continue reading

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The best of the best: NAU launches All-Steinway Initiative (VIDEO)

NAU hopes to join the 175 elite music schools throughout the world that possess this designation. Continue reading


NAU ranks No. 1 in nation for social media engagement for second consecutive year

The study looked at the social media channels of 338 Division I colleges and universities between August 2016 and May 2017—placing NAU's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at the top. Continue reading

Live from NAU, it’s The Flagstaff Experience! Dutch students wrap up three-week video production course with live TV show

Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show. Continue reading

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NAU researcher uses native species to restore the Colorado Plateau
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2017 Legislature Intern Class Arizona legislative internships offer glimpse into career in public service, accepting applications now
Each spring, Northern Arizona University students have the opportunity to develop skills and experience the legislative process firsthand while working alongside professionals at the state capitol.
Manic Moonday: NAU astronomer discusses solar eclipse, why people should experience the celestial scenery
Ty Robinson says the eclipse can explain planetary behavior, which may take us closer to discovering alien life, and also is a neat experience for viewers.
NAU welcomes new community art exhibit
Artists celebrate 20 years of Flagstaff Open Studios at the High Country Conference Center.
COPs NAU scientists urge further study of ‘the beasts in all of us’—colonizing opportunistic pathogens
Bacterial pathogens often live a double life in humans, residing docilely until a flare-up, at which they can be toxic to their human hosts.
AmeriCorps logo NAU’s AmeriCorps seeks Arizona Ready for College and Career partner sites
Do you know of a local organization who seeks to help students prepare for college?

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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