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


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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NAU Bookstore hosts book-signing event for alumna during Homecoming week

Author and NAU alumna Lisa Schnebly Heidinger tells the story of her ancestor, Sedona Arabella Miller Schnebly, and how Sedona got its name. Continue reading

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Homecoming 2017: Home is where the Lumberjacks are

From the dedicatee banquet and traditions day to the alumni breakfast and homecoming parade, here is your guide to the week's events leading up to the big Homecoming gold-out football game. Continue reading

Jarabe Mexicano

‘Jarabe Mexicano’ brings traditional and modern mariachi sounds to NAU

The band featuring traditional mariachi as well as rock and roll hits and reggae classics, is performing a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the NAU Native American Cultural Center. Continue reading

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NAU holds annual Nighttime Safety Walk for students, faculty, staff

The NAU Emergency Management Team invites different organizations to walk through campus with checklists assessing different issues. Continue reading

2016 Go Big for Parkinson's run

NAU community invited to Go Big for Parkinson’s in 2K, 5K, 10K walk or run

Hosted by NAU's physical therapy department, the 11th annual run benefiting people in Arizona with Parkinson's disease will take place on Oct. 14. Continue reading

Homecoming parade

Spots still available for float in NAU’s Homecoming Parade

Organizations from the NAU and Flagstaff communities are invited to submit their applications before Oct. 16 to participate in this annual tradition. Continue reading

NAU professors to present community workshops about opioid use and overdose prevention

The clinics are designed to help health care providers better serve patients who are struggling with opioid abuse. Continue reading


NAU’s #FLGTreeTag project raises awareness about varied benefits of trees

The educational installation aimed at raising awareness about the values urban trees provide to the community, will run from Oct. 9-16 and include 23 price tags on various trees in Wheeler Park and NAU’s North Quad. Continue reading

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