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Celebrate Earth Month with a variety of activities around the city, NAU

Celebrate the 48th anniversary of Earth Month with a variety events that celebrate sustainability and encourage the community to keep NAU and Flagstaff green. Continue reading

Green NAU Southside cleanup

Come out Saturday for Southside cleanup, hosted by NAU, local businesses and city

Join Green NAU, Hope Construction, The Mayor and Citizen Pie in cleaning up trash in Flagstaff's Southside neighborhood. Continue reading

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Go green with NAU during Earth Month

The festivities include campus lectures, an eco-fashion show, open-air market, Arbor Day walk and the annual campus sustainability awards. 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

Better World Film Series free films, free food!

Film series spotlights the environment

NAU’s Environmental Caucus and the Office of Sustainability host a “Better World” film series this October. Continue reading

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Liberal Arts building earns LEED Gold

To achieve Gold status the building incorporates many resource-saving technologies. Continue reading

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NAU’s sustainability achievements rated gold

NAU continues to rank among the top institutions in the country for sustainable practices. Continue reading

Flagstaff, Arizona Go Green Earth Day Everyday

Earth Week celebrates all things green

Earth Week offers sustainable events, opportunities. Continue reading

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Action and attitude lay groundwork for green campus

Changes in infrastructure and habits work together to save energy. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

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

Editor’s Picks

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.