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Sedona book

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

2016 homecoming parade

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

safety walk

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

Tree-Tag

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

Changes to downtown Flagstaff, south side parking go into effect Friday

A pay-to-park program goes into effect in downtown Flagstaff and the south side on Friday. Continue reading

PIrates of Penzance

‘The Pirates of Penzance’ sails into NAU’s Lyric Theatre production

The NAU Lyric Theater is producing “The Pirates of Penzance,” with the director promising a unique spin on the show that audiences will love. Continue reading

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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