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BEWARE: Increase in phishing attacks at NAU, how to avoid them

The beginning of the semester is often referred to as “phishing season” for a reason. Find out how to protect yourself. Continue reading

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Custom Homecoming t-shirts for NAU departments available for purchase

The Lumberjack Alumni Ambassadors are offering university units and departments the opportunity to pre-order custom 2017 Homecoming t-shirts, featuring your department name on the back. Continue reading

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Thirty-one NAU employees graduate from Supervisors Academy

31 Northern Arizona University directors, assistant directors, managers and team leaders earned certificates of completion at the Supervisors Academy graduation ceremony. Continue reading

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Leading the way: NAU professor honored for emphasis on multicultural characters in children’s books

At the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, NAU professor and children's author Monica Brown received a leadership award from Valle del Sol in Phoenix. Continue reading


#DYK geologists at NAU can measure North Korea’s nuclear tests?

Geophysicist Ryan Porter, who uses local seismometers to measure earthquakes, was one of many scientists who noted disruption from the nuclear testing. Continue reading

Lumberjack adventures: Your photos from summer travels throughout the world

From study abroad sessions in London to honeymoon cruises to Alaska, students, faculty and staff took advantage of the season. Continue reading

Dance dance revolution: NAU student-athletes battle it out with Killip Elementary students

As part of summer session course NAU199, first-year student-athletes had the opportunity to get involved in the community—providing low-income students role models to look up to. Continue reading

Supplying success: NAU staff collect food, school supplies, clothing for low-income students

During its inaugural school supply drive, the Service Professional Advisory Council at NAU collected close to 2,000 items in August. Continue reading

2017 Legislature Intern Class

Arizona legislative internships offer glimpse into career in public service, accepting applications now

Each spring, Northern Arizona University students have the opportunity to develop skills and experience the legislative process firsthand while working alongside professionals at the state capitol. Continue reading

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NOTICE: Modified traffic plan and road closures for #NAUmovein week

Students are scheduled to move in 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, to Thursday, Aug. 24, and faculty and staff should be aware of some changes to campus during this time. Continue reading

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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.
NAU logo NARBHA Institute endows NAU professorship in behavioral health, criminal justice
This position will bring expertise that aligns behavioral health and justice efforts with a focus on care for the poor and vulnerable members of the region.
candle lit dinner NAU School of Music Holiday Dinner serves up food and music
The Annual Holiday Dinner, which will feature a three course meal and continuous music performances, has seatings in late November and early December.
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.
Neuroscience of Compassion NAU’s Neuroscience of Compassion undergraduate program boosts research careers
The program is funded by an NSF grant and is intended to provide research experience to students who don't have such opportunities at their universities.
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.

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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