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NAU-Yuma alumni holding golf tournament to raise money for scholarships

All alumni and their families are invited to participate in the reception and golf tournament at Desert Hills Golf Course in Yuma. Continue reading

King John

NAU Department of Theatre’s ‘King John’ mirrors modern world

“King John” tells the story of one of England’s least popular kings and his attempts to hold on to his crown in the face of widespread corruption and public unrest. Continue reading

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NAU student author signs copies of debut novel at bookstore

Sophomore Kirsten Bublitz wrote “Safe to Shore” about a young woman trying to find herself in her final year of high school. Continue reading

During Veterans Week, NAU honors those who have served

Northern Arizona University’s Veteran and Military Services invites you to the events of Veterans Week, which began Monday and will continue to Saturday, Nov. 11. The theme this year is “Lighting the Path Home,” which focuses on welcoming veterans back … Continue reading

An NAU student studies outside of the Native American Cultural Center.

NAU celebrates Native American Heritage Month

November will commemorate the traditions and cultures of indigenous people with a variety of activities and events, open to the public. Continue reading

Maude, These Vessels Hold

NAU Art Museum to unveil new Marshall Maude ceramics exhibition

The artwork, which has been featured throughout the world, will be on display at the museum from Oct. 31-Dec. 1. A public reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 2. Continue reading

NAU School of Music celebrates music inspired by the Reformation

The concert will be at 3 p.m. Oct. 29 in NAU’s Ardrey Memorial Auditorium and will feature the NAU Chamber Orchestra, the NAU Shrine of Ages Choir and the Alpine Early Music Ensemble. Continue reading

Band marches in NAU Homecoming parade

NAU Homecoming festivities continue

The Flagstaff community and Lumberjacks of all ages are invited to celebrate homecoming by watching the annual parade, tailgating and cheering on the NAU football team. Continue reading

Mitchell Forbes

Watching a city come to life: NAU student discusses photojournalism trip to Cuba

To promote the upcoming “¡Viva Cuba” photo exhibit, to be displayed in the School of Communication, Mitchell Forbes talks about decaying infrastructure, colorful buildings and Havana mornings. Continue reading

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Celebrate Halloween, Day of the Dead at NAU and community festivities

Events include a trunk or treat at the Skydome and a movie at Cline Library, while NAU students are participating in a community Day of the Dead party. Continue reading

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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.
NAU Student works with area child NAU aids Navajo Nation with Growing in Beauty Partnership Program
Members of NAU's Growing in Beauty Partnership Program work with the Navajo Nation to provide training and resources for families of children with disabilities.

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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