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Pro basketball player turned poet to speak at NAU

Poet Natalie Diaz will speak on the NAU campus. Continue reading

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NAU Theatre produces ‘Silent Sky’—a play about women in astronomy

'Silent Sky' will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24, 25 and March 1-4, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 26 and March 5 in the Clifford E. White Theater. Continue reading

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Spring is in the air: NAU Horizons Concert Series lineup announced

Celebrating its 10th year of bringing acclaimed musical guests to northern Arizona audiences, the Horizon Concert Series is in for a busy semester. Continue reading

Black Student Union announces events for Black History Month

To commemorate Black History Month, the Black Student Union at Northern Arizona University has the following events planned. Movie night WHEN: 8 p.m. every Thursday in February WHERE: Prochnow Auditorium WHAT: Feb. 2: “Boyz n the Hood” Feb. 9: “Space … Continue reading

A tale of two murders: NAU collaborates with NYC company on ‘Caesar,’ ‘X’

The Acting Company joins the NAU Department of Theatre to perform William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" and Marcus Gardley's "X." Continue reading

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NAU Athletics honors girls and women in sports with free clinic

For the fifth consecutive year, the athletics department will host the National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Feb. 4—offering grade-school children the opportunity to improve their sport-specific skills at a free clinic. Continue reading

NAU A Cappella to perform before leaving for international competition

NAU A Cappella, a consortium of four student a cappella groups, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Ardrey Memorial Auditorium. Continue reading

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NAU makes traveling easy with Passport Day

The community is invited to apply for a new passport or renewal on Thursday, Feb. 2. Continue reading


NAU Art Museum to feature paintings that mix pop culture with Old West

The exhibition will be open through March 4. Continue reading

Coley Roberts

NAU Lyric Theatre presents ‘Dido and Aeneas’

The opera, one of the oldest recorded in history, tells the tragic story of the two lovers. Continue reading

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NAU Dance team poses with trophies NAU Dance wins national championship
Earlier this year, the NAU dance team captured its first Division I national title—taking home first in the hip-hop category, and third in jazz.
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Administrators discussed the Interdisciplinary Global Program, joint research opportunities and potential future collaborations among faculty.
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The program is open to all faculty and staff and aims to prepare the next generation of higher education leaders and leaders at NAU.
Public invited to reception for local artists
A reception for the artists being exhibited at the High Country Conference Center Community Art Gallery will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.
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Northern Arizona University will hold an interactive tuition hearing from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28.
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The grants, from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, allow Heather Williamson and Maureen Russell to look at health access and sleep issues.

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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.
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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