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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

Big Sky Conference logo

NAU awarded Big Sky Men’s All-Sports Trophy

For the third consecutive year, NAU Athletics men's program receives top honor in the Big Sky Conference. Continue reading

Women's tennis members on the court

Women’s tennis smashes school record

NAU women's tennis team earns regular season title as they enter the Big Sky Conference tournament. Continue reading

Trophies at the pool

Historic victories for Lumberjack athletics

NAU's swim and dive and men's track and field teams win consecutive conference championships. Continue reading

Lumberjacks dribble down court

Lumberjack basketball teams fast break to the conference championships

NAU men’s and women’s basketball teams ready for the Big Sky Conference championships. Continue reading

Lumberjacks win Big Sky All Sports trophies

NAU sweeps Big Sky all-sports race. Continue reading

David McNeill

Grad student David McNeill running down answers

Elite runner's graduate research may benefit other athletes. 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

Latest Site Activity

NAU logo NAU presents 2018-19 tuition proposal, maintains Pledge program
The interactive tuition hearing will be held in conjunction with the Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27.
Lauren L'Ecuyer NAU student Lauren L’Ecuyer appointed to Arizona Board of Regents
L'Ecuyer, who is the ASNAU president, will serve a two-year term on the board, representing student voices and issues.
Sofia Sweeney Public invited to NAU Graduate College’s 3 Minute Research Presentations
The Graduate College is helping graduate students engage average audiences in their research achievements with the 3 Minute Research Presentation competition.
Lumberjack Technology Center to hold faculty, staff technology sale
On April 13, Northern Arizona University faculty and staff will have the opportunity to trade in their current Mac computer or iPad and purchase new products at the Apple Computer Faculty & Staff sale.
Corina Kellner and Taylor Lambrigger in forensic science lab NAU student using anthropological methods to help ID unidentified human remains (VIDEO)
Taylor Lambrigger and associate professor Corina Kellner are hoping the isotope analysis they use to learn about ancient people can translate into information on unidentified victims today.
Nominate an NAU Leader in sustainability by March 23
Nominate an NAU Leader in Sustainability by March 23! Each year, the Northern Arizona University Environmental Caucus awards outstanding efforts of students, faculty, staff and community members for their work on green initiatives.

Editor’s Picks

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.