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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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4th of july parade NAU community invited to support NAU Athletics at Independence Day parade
NAU community is invited to walk in Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Independence Day parade.
Boy wears exoskeleton NAU’s Biomechatronic Lab: Helping kids walk with wearable robots (VIDEO)
Recently featured on the internet series "Superhuman," NAU scientists are building lightweight, electrically powered exoskeletons to help make mobility and general movements easier and more normal.
Student group photo Next generation of Native American storytellers at NAU this summer
The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop introduces students to university and professional broadcast atmospheres and helps them develop tools to share stories through TV and radio.
Williams family in Japan Online opportunity: Alum talks about his life-changing decision to earn a master’s degree from NAU Online
David Williams did his master's degree from Tokyo, where he and his family are stationed as he finishes his career in the U.S. military. NAU Online offers degree programs for students anywhere in the world.
Aaron Smith in lab NAU entomologist launches landmark study of the desert darkling beetle
With $879,000 in funding from the NSF, Aaron Smith is doing a study that seeks to advance scientific understanding of these insects.
Two-Tailed Swallowtail NAU receives NSF collaborative grant to improve software used to manage biodiversity data
Led by NAU’s Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, the project will create a new version of the Symbiota software which will increase the platform’s digital specimen records, expand its use by researchers, improve sustainability and enrich education and outreach activities.

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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.