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Registration open for School of Forestry annual youth summer camp

The program focuses on “nurturing the love of nature” while teaching campers about forests, wildlife and science through hands-on lessons delivered by NAU students. Continue reading

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NAU student awarded Udall Foundation 2018 Native American Congressional Internship

Chelsi Tsosie, a dual marketing and management major, was selected based on her academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to careers in tribal public policy. Continue reading

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Plan ahead: I-40 westbound ramp closure starting Monday

As ADOT begins construction at the freeway interchanges near the south end of NAU, know what to expect for your commute. Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Month with a variety of activities around the city, NAU

Celebrate the 48th anniversary of Earth Month with a variety events that celebrate sustainability and encourage the community to keep NAU and Flagstaff green. Continue reading

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Northern Arizona University’s Native American Advisory Board elects new officers

Coconino County Supervisor Lena Fowler is the new chairwoman of the board, which advocates for Native American students and advises the administration. Continue reading

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President Cheng, delegation visit NAU’s strategic partner institution in China

President Cheng and Chairman Guan of Huaquiao University in Quanzhou discussed various aspects of academic collaboration between NAU and HQU. Continue reading

NAU’s Department of Dental Hygiene holds annual Kiddie Clinic

The clinic, for children between the ages of 2 and 15, offers X-rays, dental exams, cleanings, oral hygiene education and fluoride for $25 and $5 per tooth sealant. Continue reading

Green NAU Southside cleanup

Come out Saturday for Southside cleanup, hosted by NAU, local businesses and city

Join Green NAU, Hope Construction, The Mayor and Citizen Pie in cleaning up trash in Flagstaff's Southside neighborhood. Continue reading

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Register for free swim lessons at NAU’s WAC

The NAU and Flagstaff community is welcome to join the Wall Aquatic Center at one of 14 free swim lessons being offered this spring. Registration opens next week. Continue reading

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NAU presents 2018-19 tuition proposal, maintains Pledge program

The interactive tuition hearing will be held in conjunction with the Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27. Continue reading

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Michael Horn President’s Distinguished Speaker Series continues with education innovator
Michael Horn, an expert on disruptive innovation, online learning, blended learning and competency-based learning, will speak about transforming the education system to be more student-centered.
Bill Franke Celebrating a decade of impact: How one family changed the lives of 29,504 NAU students
Eric Hughes, a Franke Scholar, didn't think his college experience would include traveling abroad for the first time, earning a prestigious internship and meeting Warren Buffett—but it did, thanks to Bill and Carolyn Franke and the business college that dawns their name.
‘A very powerful, poignant and poetic impulse:’ NAU, Flagstaff communities invited to fifth annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week (VIDEO)
The weeklong series of events will educate, entertain and introduce participants to the complex history and culture of hip hop music.
Beulah overnight road closures ADOT announces overnight road closures on Beulah near south end of NAU campus
Both north- and southbound lanes on Beulah will be closed overnight next week, though on different nights. Use I-17 as a detour.
NAU Service Professional Advisory Council hosts cleanup
Recycle and trash bags and grabbers will be provided to participants. Families, children and pets on leashes are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves and water.
Jazz greats come to NAU for workshops, performances
Jazz great Lucas Pino and jazz band No Net Nonet will work and perform with NAU School of Music students during their upcoming visit to NAU

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Underneath the lion: Celebrate the Lunar New Year at NAU with traditional lion dance performances
NAU senior Colleen McDowell struggled with high-functioning autism and depression, then she enrolled in PES100, a Chinese Martial Arts course, and became a lion dancer. Enjoy several performances at NAU and throughout town on Feb. 16 to ring in the year of the dog.
growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.