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NAU men’s cross country seeks NCAA championship title this weekend

The Lumberjacks compete Saturday, Nov. 19, in the NCAA Championship in Terre Haute, Ind. Continue reading

Lanae Blocker on the football field sideline

NAU’s assistant director of football operations in a league of her own

Following a career as a high school quarterback, Lanae Blocker has made a name for herself assisting with NAU football operations. Continue reading

Concussion Research Team in the snow

NAU interdisciplinary researchers receive grant to study concussion reporting behaviors

NAU researchers have been awarded a $400,000 grant to develop intervention strategies to increase student-athlete safety and well-being. Continue reading

Lisa Campos

Short-term gains, long-term goals

The renewed enthusiasm and commitment of NAU athletics staff, student athletes and fans should be no surprise to anyone. But there’s more work to be done, on and off the field. Continue reading

Gold Coast Suns hiking Grand Canyon

Australian rules football teams training at NAU

Three teams from the Australian Rules Football League are visiting Northern Arizona University this fall to train for the upcoming season. Continue reading

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American Legion hosts Memorial Day weekend events for Flagstaff, NAU communities
The American Legion Mark A Moore Post 3 in Flagstaff is looking for volunteers to place flags at veterans' graves over Memorial Day weekend to honor fallen heroes.
Stephen Dunn conducting Sounds of the summer: NAU trumpet professor talks about his love of jazz
Stephen Dunn's love of jazz started in junior high school when he joined a jazz band. He still loves the genre's improvisational techniques.
Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session NAU hosts representatives of Arizona’s Native nation, First Nations from Canada for executive training
More than 60 directors and managers representing Native nations in Arizona and First Nations in Canada participated in a Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session at NAU.
Snorkeling Share your #NAUsummer adventures
Whether you’re taking in the quiet of campus, working on a new project, checking off a bucket list item or exploring our great state and beyond—we want to see it!
Illustration of boreal forest NAU scientists publish first estimate of carbon emissions from 2014 mega-fires in Canada’s boreal forests
Xanthe Walker, Michelle Mack and Ted Schuur of Ecoss collaborated with Scott Goetz from SICCS for the study, which quantifies how much carbon a boreal forest fire can release.

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Underneath the lion: Celebrate the Lunar New Year at NAU with traditional lion dance performances
NAU senior Colleen McDowell struggled with high-functioning autism and depression, then she enrolled in PES100, a Chinese Martial Arts course, and became a lion dancer. Enjoy several performances at NAU and throughout town on Feb. 16 to ring in the year of the dog.
growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.