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Danielle Donaldson on the steps of Old Main

Hats off to NAU employee graduates

Donaldson: To the students who work 40 hours per week and continue working after hours, we made it! Continue reading

Jasmin Carrillo

Finding a home, building a community

Jasmin Carrillo will earn two bachelor's degrees from NAU this spring and leave behind a legacy of community service and mentorship. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Out and about but not quite there yet

Huenneke: Administrators welcome a view that's not from the top. Continue reading

Graduates proceeding to ceremony

NAU adjusts Friday commencement times for expected snow

With a snowstorm predicted to arrive Thursday night, Friday’s 9 a.m. ceremony now will move to 10 a.m., while the ceremonies scheduled for 1 and 5 p.m. are being combined into one ceremony at 3 p.m. Continue reading

William Harris and Robin Braun

Science foundation leader, naval officer to receive honorary degrees

A scientist turned leader and a naval aviator will be honored during NAU's Dec. 14 commencement ceremonies. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Adobe Creative Cloud logo NAU ITS announces new Adobe contract, offers faculty and staff affordable applications
The $85 license is valid for one user for up to one year for two machines—one of which could be a home or personal computer.
NAU’s Student Technology Center moving to Cline Library
The relocated STC will be one of the many technology support options offered at Cline Library.
Winkler poses in her National Park Service employee uniform Graduate Cindy Winkler: How one student’s impossible dream came true, four decades later
Cindy Winkler is many things—mother, divorcee, National Park Service employee, grandmother, widow—and at the age of 71, she can finally add “college graduate” to her growing list.
Santa’s Sleigh fund helps NAU employees in need
As end of year giving nears, consider donating to fellow employees in need.
MIke Taylor Graduate Mike Taylor: With NAU degree No. 3 done, Lumberjack looking at ways to benefit university
Mike Taylor, a Cline Library employee, is earning his master's degree in computer science after a love for technology drew him to a different aspect of education.
Mike Marlow and President Cheng Mike Marlow joins NAU as Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
Marlow, who is a deputy athletics director at Washington State University, rose to the top of a field of strong applicants. He will begin work in January.

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