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Founders of the United Way student chapter

NAU launches student United Way chapter

NAU students participating in the university's Non-Profit Certificate program have founded a student chapter of the United Way to create the next generation of philanthropic pioneers. Continue reading

Props being used for "The Mousetrap"

Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ to capture Flagstaff and NAU audiences

Starting Feb. 23, Northern Arizona University's Department of Theatre will present Agatha Christies "The Mousetrap," one of the most popular murder mysteries and longest-running plays in theatre history. Continue reading

Campus Recreation kids camps at NAU open for registration

Campus Recreation’s Mountain Jacks and Explorers Kids camp is accepting registration for children from Flagstaff and the surrounding community. Continue reading

Hello my name is Intern

Internship 101 for local employers

Learn how employers create internship opportunities for NAU students. Continue reading

In the kitchen

Hop into home-brew and celebrate craft beer culture

Molinaro: This week is Arizona Beer Week and we’re fortunate to be in a community with such a thriving culture. Continue reading

Julie Ryan

NAU alumna Julie Ryan to lead Campus Health Services

Ryan will guide strategic planning as well as day-to-day administration of Campus Health Services, which includes Counseling Services, Medical Services and Health Promotion. Continue reading

Commuter Vanpool Mountain Line vRide bus

Mountain Line vanpools reduce parking and community costs

A new commuter vanpool service in the Mountain Line transit system is offering a cost-effective and environmentally responsible alternative to single occupant commuting. Continue reading

women's basketball members interact with youth

NAU honors National Girls and Women in Sports Day with youth clinic

NAU Athletics welcomes school-aged children to campus Continue reading

Louie pumps up the parade

Lumberjack spirit fills Independence Day Parade

NAU faculty, staff and students brought energy and fun to the annual event, along with toy soccer balls, footballs and basketballs for everyone. Continue reading

Parade your Lumberjack spirit on Independence Day

Join your Lumberjack family and turn the parade route red, white and True Blue. Continue reading

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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.
NAU Service Professional Advisory Council hosts cleanup
Recycle and trash bags and grabbers will be provided to participants. Families, children and pets on leashes are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves and water.
Jazz greats come to NAU for workshops, performances
Jazz great Lucas Pino and jazz band No Net Nonet will work and perform with NAU School of Music students during their upcoming visit to NAU

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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.