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In the Student Spotlight: March 9, 2018

Kudos to these students  Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to, or use our online submission form. Northern Arizona University women’s basketball player Olivia Lucero received her second consecutive All-Big Sky Third Team … Continue reading

Women in sports teaching the clinic

NAU holds National Girls and Women in Sports Day

NAU Athletics is hosting a free clinic on Feb. 17 to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports day. Continue reading

NAU men’s cross country seeks NCAA championship title this weekend

The Lumberjacks compete Saturday, Nov. 19, in the NCAA Championship in Terre Haute, Ind. Continue reading

Lanae Blocker on the football field sideline

NAU’s assistant director of football operations in a league of her own

Following a career as a high school quarterback, Lanae Blocker has made a name for herself assisting with NAU football operations. Continue reading

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NAU awarded Big Sky Men’s All-Sports Trophy

For the third consecutive year, NAU Athletics men's program receives top honor in the Big Sky Conference. Continue reading

Women's tennis members on the court

Women’s tennis smashes school record

NAU women's tennis team earns regular season title as they enter the Big Sky Conference tournament. Continue reading

Trophies at the pool

Historic victories for Lumberjack athletics

NAU's swim and dive and men's track and field teams win consecutive conference championships. Continue reading

Lumberjacks dribble down court

Lumberjack basketball teams fast break to the conference championships

NAU men’s and women’s basketball teams ready for the Big Sky Conference championships. 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

Women's soccer poses on the field

NAU moves to top with NCAA graduation success rate

Three NAU teams post 100 percent graduation success rates. Continue reading

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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.