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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

pine needle basket weaving

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


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


NAU looking for citizen scientists to help map Flagstaff’s food, energy, water sources

PLACE4FEWS, funded by an NSF grant, will track how Flagstaff gets critical resources and educate officials and residents about the effects of a disruption. Continue reading

Application deadline is Monday for next student regent on Arizona Board of Regents

Students must be enrolled full-time and be able to commit two years to the position of regent, which is an excellent learning and networking opportunity. Continue reading

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Frederick Gooding NAU ethnic studies professor discusses Martin Luther King’s life, legacy
Frederick Gooding Jr, who studies African-American history, talked about the importance of every American carrying on King's legacy. The 50th anniversary of King's assassination is later this year.
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Researchers at NAU recently launched a multi-year project to assess the resiliency and vulnerability of the boreal forest on DoD lands across central Alaska.
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Loren Buck received a $540,000 grant from the NSF to study the relationship between an organism's DNA and its related characteristics—and how these relationships emerge at the population level.
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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