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Fall Campus Forum: NAU Thriving in A Changing World 

Last month, Northern Arizona University’s faculty and staff from around the state gathered online and on our Flagstaff campus for the 2018 Fall Campus Forum. I enjoy the many ways I get to interact with our Lumberjack family throughout the year, but our Campus Forum is especially valuable. It is a great way to hit […]

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Northern AZ Orhopaedics

How to Control Diabetes

In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that more than 100 million adults in the United States are living with diabetes or prediabetes. More than 30 million Americans – or approximately 10 percent of the population – have diabetes. In 2015, diabetes was the leading cause of death in the U.S. […]

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Overcoming Public Speaking Anxiety

For most people, speaking in public can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. Fear of public speaking is all in the mind. Here are some suggestions to work with your mind to ease the fear and deliver a better, more comfortable speech. Before the Talk Know your stuff. It’s much easier to be […]

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Raising Awareness About Domestic Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of an issue that affects every community, and a time to commit to doing something to help support and heal victims—especially the youngest victims. While domestic violence is defined as a pattern of behavior that one person in a relationship uses to control […]

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Making Cards Count

What a day,” Pete thought well into the third day of clouds and drizzle, “This can’t be Arizona”. Pete was having a bad week. “People say bad things happen in threes, well the washer won’t work, and the computer is infected, what will be number three?” thought Pete as he approached the mailbox. “What’s this? […]

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Coral Evans

Understanding Local Initiatives on the November Ballot

Hello Flagstaff! Well, fall is here, with its cooler nights and changing leaves. It’s also election season. I want to take a minute to talk about something that gets lost in the clamor and energy of state and national politics: our local ballot initiatives. Down at the bottom of your ballot are a series of […]

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Karon LynnAudio

Hearing in a Noisy Place

Many people say to their audiologist that they are able to hear fine in a quiet room but the minute there is background noise they are not able to hear well. Sometimes it happens while watching a TV program and the background music suddenly gets louder. Difficulty may arise if a conversation is being held […]

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Flagstaff Preparing for Continued Growth

Northern Arizona University (NAU) students are back and conference season is in full force. Weekend soccer tournaments and leaf peepers are part of the weekend scene. Tourists, students and residents are all growing in numbers in Flagstaff. We have seen an 8.9 percent increase in population in the last five years. Flagstaff has also seen […]

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