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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

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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

Sky Glow A night with NAU’s Harun Mehmedinovic: Free event celebrating Skyglow Project
On July 28, the public is invited to a viewing of time-lapse night photography and films from 8-10 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts.
Southern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys torridus) A wolf’s howl in miniature: NAU researchers discover mice speak similarly to humans
NAU assistant professor and lead author on the research Bret Pasch has studied the grasshopper mice, rodents known for their remarkably loud call, for more than three years.
You’ve been Axe’d! NAU students participate in cooking competition (VIDEO)
In honors of Culinarians Day on July 25, find out who won a student chef competition Campus Dining hosted earlier this year.
Paul Keim Valley Fever test, developed by NAU professor Paul Keim, submitted for FDA approval
The patented test will allow for same-day diagnosis of the fungus-caused illness prevalent in the Sonoran desert region of southern and central Arizona.
NAU's Science and Health Building NAU’s Science and Health building deemed Gold LEED certified
The recent certification brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 14.
Interested in becoming a mentor for first-generation college students?
The First Scholars program at Northern Arizona University is seeking faculty and staff who are interested in mentoring students for the 2017-18 academic year.

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