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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

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.
Alamosaurus Dinosaur NAU researcher Christopher Doughty discovers dinosaur dung fertilizes planet
According to Doughty, large animals are important not for the quantity of dung they produce, but for their ability to move long distances across landscapes, effectively mixing the nutrients. But as today’s large animal populations dwindle, the environment too is at risk.
Protecting future generations: NAU scientists study Arctic community’s exposure to toxic pollutants
NAU professors Loren Buck and Frank von Hippel are working on a long-term research project on Alaska’s St. Lawrence Island to study the link between hazardous pollutants and the health of the island’s population.
forest NAU professor earns grant to measure economic value of forest ecosystems
Julie Mueller, a professor of business and forestry, will measure the monetary value of services provided by a healthy forest ecosystem.

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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