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Student and family at commencement

Educational Support Services recognized for remarkable strides in student success

Outreach to rural junior high and high schools is leading to greater success for Native American students. Continue reading

Students help with move-in

Flagstaff campus welcomes record number of Lumberjacks

Freshmen flock to the Flagstaff campus as NAU enters its eighth consecutive year of record-breaking enrollment. Continue reading

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President Cheng with UTH delegation President Cheng visits with delegation from NAU’s partner university in Mexico
Faculty members and students from Universidad Tecnológico de Hermosillo was on campus for educational exchange and meetings designed to further the collaboration within engineering and hospitality.
NAU cadets helping the Flagstaff community, one box at a time
NAU's Arnold Air Society and Silver Wings have joined forces with squadrons and chapters nationwide to collect donations benefiting Trafficking, Abuse, Prevention and Support.
Michael Horn President’s Distinguished Speaker Series continues with education innovator
Michael Horn, an expert on disruptive innovation, online learning, blended learning and competency-based learning, will speak about transforming the education system to be more student-centered.
Bill Franke Celebrating a decade of impact: How one family changed the lives of 29,504 NAU students
Eric Hughes, a Franke Scholar, didn't think his college experience would include traveling abroad for the first time, earning a prestigious internship and meeting Warren Buffett—but it did, thanks to Bill and Carolyn Franke and the business college that dawns their name.
‘A very powerful, poignant and poetic impulse:’ NAU, Flagstaff communities invited to fifth annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week (VIDEO)
The weeklong series of events will educate, entertain and introduce participants to the complex history and culture of hip hop music.
Beulah overnight road closures ADOT announces overnight road closures on Beulah near south end of NAU campus
Both north- and southbound lanes on Beulah will be closed overnight next week, though on different nights. Use I-17 as a detour.

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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.