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Investment firm cofounder donating $1M to NAU for student teacher scholarships

The scholarships are intended to help students from traditionally underrepresented groups during student-teaching, when balancing another job is difficult. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: Nov. 3, 2016

This week: Adelaida Santana Pellicier; Jean Balestrery and Natalie Cawood; Shadow Armfield, Michael Blocher, Becky Moore, Karen Sealander, Laura Sujo-Montes, Chih-Hsiung Tu. Continue reading

Dan Kain

Dan Kain accepts short-term assignment as COE dean

Vice Provost to serve as dean of the College of Education this summer. Continue reading

Lee Irby, NAU alumna and sixth grade teacher recently selected as a 2013 Rodel Exemplary Teacher

Alumni shine as Rodel exemplary teachers

Half of the dozen teachers selected statewide as 2013 Rodel Exemplary Teachers are graduates of Northern Arizona University. 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.

Editor’s Picks

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