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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

NAU students move in

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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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