Campus & Community

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

Students represent their NAU gold

Homecoming success! Beautiful weather, family and friends and a football win (VIDEO and PHOTOS)

What more could you ask for out of a homecoming celebration? This year, hundreds of students, alumni and Flagstaff community members came "home" for Northern Arizona University's 93rd homecoming. Continue reading


‘More dreams made possible’—President Cheng discusses NAU’s success, goals at Campus Forum

President Cheng highlighted research, mentoring and the work of faculty and staff in helping NAU's student population succeed in and out of the classroom. Continue reading

NAU student Miranda Henry on study abroad

From ‘not sure’ to New Zealand: NAU senior finds her passion during internship halfway around the world

International relations major Miranda Henry spent her summer crafting an emergency management plan for Wellington, New Zealand's capital city. Continue reading

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Print art, tools or computer parts at NAU’s MakerLab (VIDEO)

The 3-D printing facility is open to all members of the NAU and Flagstaff communities and includes 3-D printers and scanners as well as other equipment. Continue reading

NAU pumpkin

#DYK NAU Social is ranked No. 1 in the country? (VIDEO)

Learn more about the team behind the university's award-winning social media presence and just how much strategy goes into each post. Continue reading

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More than 400 NAU students ‘Suited Up’ for success at inaugural event

NAU Career Development sponsored a dress-for-success event for students in need of professional attire at JCPenney on Sept. 24. Continue reading

Washington Center luncheon

Washington Center honors NAU with prestigious civic engagement award for health care partnership

The award recognizes NAU's partnership with Northern Arizona Healthcare to reduce health disparities among Arizona's Latino, Native American and rural populations. Continue reading

President Cheng

NAU’s strengths, solutions to challenges of the future focus of President Cheng’s speech to ABOR

President Rita Cheng addressed NAU's efforts to meet students' needs in terms of location, educational offerings, financial help and more in her speech to the Board of Regents Friday morning. Continue reading

NAU alumni pose on north campus

NAU News introduces ‘Alumni Spotlights’

Next month, NAU News will introduce “Alumni Spotlights” that will recognize the achievements of Lumberjack graduates worldwide. Continue reading

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don't get the flu Know what to do with flu and how to avoid it
This year's flu season is shaping up to be worst than recent years, and Campus Health Services provided a number of ways to minimize exposure to the virus to remain as healthy as possible.
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.
prosthetic foot Public invited to explore NAU’s new Human Performance Lab at ribbon cutting
The lab will allow engineering and physical therapy research focused on improving prosthetic limbs and helping people with neuromuscular diseases.
New Years Resolutions One NAU professor’s opinion: Making your New Year’s resolutions stick
Resolutions have been made. But do they work? The common view is most New Year’s resolutions are broken very quickly. But why strive to better yourself only in January? Shouldn’t this goal be a regular part of our lives?
Professor Michelle Mack NAU scientists lead DoD project to assess environmental impact of changing climate on boreal forests
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.
NAU professor Loren Buck New NAU study of vertebrate genomes, phenomes, populations to predict response to climate change
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