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Two latest LEED buildings extend NAU’s legacy of sustainability

Certifications bring total number of LEED buildings on NAU campus to 12. 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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NAU and partners bond with the wind

The university was selected to lead the effort for one of six federally-funded regional wind resource centers. 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

Laura Huenneke

Beneath the surface of sustainability

Huenneke: Progress occurring on many fronts. Continue reading

Executive Chef Tim Cunningham using LeanPath software.

Food recovery program takes big step toward zero waste campus at NAU

NAU has signed on to participate in the EPA Food Recovery Challenge. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Sustainability: Giving credit where credit is due

Huenneke: There’s no question in my mind that NAU's Gold rating in the STARS program demonstrates the university's commitment to sustainability. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Live from NAU, it’s The Flagstaff Experience! Dutch students wrap up three-week video production course with live TV show
Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show.
student teaching Investment firm cofounder donating $1M to NAU for student teacher scholarships
The scholarships are intended to help students from traditionally underrepresented groups during student-teaching, when balancing another job is difficult.
NAU logo NAU partners with ACUE to improve student success through instructional excellence
The university is partnering with the Association of College and University Educators to provide another way to help faculty help students succeed.
Nature writer participating in summer reading event at NAU Bookstore
Author Nancy Rivest Green, who draws inspiration from time spent living and teaching in Grand Canyon National Park, will sign books on June 27.
Fourth of July parade NAU community invited to walk in Independence Day parade
Walk alongside Louie the Lumberjack and members of the NAU community as they represent the university in the annual Forth of July parade.
extended campus Long-distance Lumberjacks: NAU partnering with school districts, cities to provide degree programs in students’ hometowns
NAU offers cohort-based programs in K-12 administration in the district where teachers work and a public administration program for city of Tempe employees.

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