Campus & Community

2016 Alumni Breakfast

Tickets available for Homecoming 2017: Café au Louie Alumni Breakfast

The breakfast will take place from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the 1899 Bar & Grill, with pristine viewing opportunities of the Homecoming parade to follow. Continue reading

NAU Yuma social work students

At NAU-Yuma, social work puts community interests, unique needs at center of learning

The social work program focuses on border issues; students counsel law enforcement, visiting elderly shut-ins and researching human trafficking and health care. Continue reading

Mitch Strohman and Chef Mark Mulinaro roll sushi

NAU’s Chef Mark Molinaro shows how to get creative for National Cooking Day (VIDEO)

It's easy to get stuck in a rut of constantly eating out, heating-up frozen meals or settling for something that has become all too familiar to eat. Here is a chance to break the routine. Continue reading

Upward Bound Math and Science program receives renewed $1.56M grant

The grant will allow the year-round college-prep academic outreach program to continue through August 2022—providing opportunities for freshmen and sophomore high school students interested in math and science careers Continue reading

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SURVEY: Traffic safety in Flagstaff

The NAU community is invited to participate in a brief survey to help the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization design a safety plan. Continue reading

NAU remembers those lost in Sept. 11 terror attacks (SLIDESHOW)

Volunteers with the Civic Service Institute at Northern Arizona University placed flags in the ground at Flagstaff City Hall in memory of the 2,996 people killed that day. Continue reading

2017 Running of the Freshmen

The tradition continues: NAU’s Running of the Freshmen 2017 (VIDEO)

Last weekend, thousands of freshmen stormed the field to kick off the first home football game of the season. Continue reading

Photos from this year’s annual President’s Welcome Back Barbecue

A warm, sunny day greeted thousands of students, faculty and staff at this year’s annual President’s Welcome Back Barbecue, where NAU’s executive team served 4,340 hamburgers, hotdogs and veggie burgers, 216 dozen cookies and more than 3,000 cups of ice … Continue reading

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Institute for Human Development at NAU earns grant to improve lives of people with disabilities

The Institute for Human Development (IHD) at Northern Arizona University recently earned a grant to help Arizonans with disabilities live a full life. Continue reading

Academic Transition Programs

Academic Transition Programs looking for new NAU peer navigators

Peer navigators are upper-class students who can use their experiences to help first-year students learn the ins and outs of NAU and how to be successful. Continue reading

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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.
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