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Lauren L'Ecuyer

NAU student Lauren L’Ecuyer appointed to Arizona Board of Regents

L'Ecuyer, who is the ASNAU president, will serve a two-year term on the board, representing student voices and issues. Continue reading

Nominate an NAU Leader in sustainability by March 23

Nominate an NAU Leader in Sustainability by March 23! Each year, the Northern Arizona University Environmental Caucus awards outstanding efforts of students, faculty, staff and community members for their work on green initiatives. Continue reading

Campers collecting insects

NAU Summer Bug Camp opens the door to the wonders of science

With summer right around the corner, why not invest in a summer camp that is not only fun, but educational? Continue reading

Andy Trouard winning 3000K national championship

Going the distance: NAU runner takes top prize in 3000M run at indoor national championship

Andy Trouard's win marks the first time since 2010 that an individual Lumberjack has won a national championship. Ashley Taylor narrowly missed the podium in her race, coming in fourth in the 800-meter dash. Continue reading

Erika-Alexander

‘Get Out’ actress discusses her humble Flagstaff beginning as part of NAU’s Ted Johnson Lecture Series

Erika Alexander was asked to speak at the free public lecture because she embodied attributes similar to Ted Johnson—the university's first African-American professor. Continue reading

Science training made unforgettable: NAU Presidential Scholar organizes field experience for high school students (VIDEO)

Over the course of two days, NAU researchers helped the 30 California high school students plant 850 cottonwood saplings. Continue reading

Founders of the United Way student chapter

NAU launches student United Way chapter

NAU students participating in the university's Non-Profit Certificate program have founded a student chapter of the United Way to create the next generation of philanthropic pioneers. Continue reading

DuB worker prepares pizza in oven

Look inside: Tour duBois South Union (VIDEO)

For National Nutrition Month, check out the newly-renovated DüB—now one of NAU's healthiest dining options. Continue reading

NAU Swimming and Diving team poses with trophy

Breaking records and winning trophies: A championship weekend for multiple NAU teams

In addition to the Northern Arizona University Swimming and Diving team winning its fifth straight WAC title, the men and women’s Track and Field Team swept the Big Sky Indoor Championships for the second straight year. Continue reading

President Cheng speaks at 2018 spring campus forum

President Cheng highlights ways NAU is nationally recognized and locally vital during Campus Forum

The president emphasized the importance of NAU's research and development and focus on student success in contributing to new knowledge and the Arizona economy. 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.