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ASNAU seeks unsung hero nominations for Louie Awards

Nominations can be submitted online and are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 16. ASNAU will announce the winners at the Louie Awards celebration on April 9. Continue reading

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NAU earns $500K grant from Kellogg Foundation for early childhood education focused on tribal needs

The program aims to educate teachers in best practices and an appreciation for and understanding of Native American people, cultures and nations. Continue reading

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Award-winning documentary on NAU professor to show at Arizona film festivals

"My Dad Matthew," a documentary about the life of NAU professor Matthew Wangeman, will appear in the Flagstaff and Sedona film festivals. Continue reading

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NAU holds National Girls and Women in Sports Day

NAU Athletics is hosting a free clinic on Feb. 17 to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports day. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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Gold medal goals: Meet Roderick Townsend, NAU’s world championship jumper (VIDEO)

With the Olympics upon us, learn more about Townsend, NAU's jumps coach who has won multiple gold medals and was nominated for an ESPY last year. Continue reading

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Students asked, Green Fund answered: NAU launches O2GO reusable container program

For a one-time fee of $5, students may purchase an O2GO reusable container from several dining locations on campus. Continue reading

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Science on Tap: Community lecture series provides platform for NAU scientists to present on important issues

Coordinated by NAU graduate students, the series is open to the public and gives NAU scientists a chance to lecture on topics that range from local wildlife concerns to recent discoveries in space. Continue reading

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Men in tights: How NAU is encouraging boys to dance, one viral video at a time

Traditionally, girls grow up playing with Barbie and participating in gymnastics. Boys battle Transformers and play football. Project B, a worldwide initiative focused on inspiring boys and young men to dance, hopes to change those societal norms. Continue reading

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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. 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.