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Meet the dean, earn HealthyU points in President’s Wellness Walk

Faculty, staff and students are invited to join President Rita Cheng for a lunchtime Healthy U Wellness Walk Aug. 9 on south campus. Continue reading

NAU parking permits for sale, changes to downtown, south side parking delayed for now

Parking permits for the 2017-2018 school year are available for purchase Aug. 1, the same day a pay-to-park program goes into effect in downtown Flagstaff. Continue reading

Tree thinning project gives NAU forestry students real-world experience

Forestry students researched and created a prescription to help NAU maintain and protect its on-campus ponderosa pine forest while reducing the fire hazard. Continue reading

Sky Glow

A night with NAU’s Harun Mehmedinovic: Free event celebrating Skyglow Project

On July 28, the public is invited to a viewing of time-lapse night photography and films from 8-10 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Continue reading

NAU’s Cline Library and Upward Bound collaborate to make STEM hands-on

For the first time, Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library collaborated with Upward Bound Math and Science to provide students exposure to different fields of technology and the opportunity to use the MakerLab, a 3-D printing service, to design and create their own … Continue reading

Curry Summer Music campers perform

Escape the heat with NAU’s free summer concerts

Community members, families, friends and music lovers of all kinds are invited to enjoy the wide variety of admission-free performances as sessions at NAU’s Curry Summer Music Camp come to an end. Continue reading

Nature writer participating in summer reading event at NAU Bookstore

Author Nancy Rivest Green, who draws inspiration from time spent living and teaching in Grand Canyon National Park, will sign books on June 27. Continue reading


NAU Bookstore hosts authors to discuss ‘Tools to Keep You on Track’

Authors Jason Makansi and Marko Moric write about critical thinking and analysis, goal-setting, budgeting, planning and more. They also will sign books. Continue reading

Trail sign

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day with these local hikes (VIDEO)

June 10 is National Get Outdoors Day, and NAU-TV recently produced two videos featuring fun local hikes in hopes of inspiring you to take advantage of the day. Have you explored either of the featured areas? Continue reading

NAU hosts Indigenous workshops and conferences, open for registration

The College of Education is hosting two workshops designed to help create or re-energize existing immersion and Indigenous programs. Continue reading

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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
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In order to provide Northern Arizona University with the latest technology, Information Technology Services will launch a new, computer management system.
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The beginning of the semester is often referred to as “phishing season” for a reason. Find out how to protect yourself.
Homecoming shirt logo 2017 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.
Car at stopsign 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.
Conant poses with a trombone NAU’s ongoing Horizons Concert Series welcomes renowned trombonist
Abbie Conant will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in Ashurst Hall.

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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