Fall 2014

Northwest MUN in Seattle

A team of 12 NAU students attended the conference November 20-23, 2014.  They competed against 559 students from 33 universities in the US and Canada.

The NAU team came away with 3 individual awards:  John Murphy was Outstanding Delegate, John Bower won Distinguished Delegate, and William Wolf won the Position Paper Award.

In addition, the entire team won the Distinguished Delegation Award, one of only 4 teams at the conference to be honored with a delegation award.

Santa Barbara Intercollegiate MUN

A team of 30 NAU students just returned from the UCSB Model United Nations Conference in Santa Barbara, CA.  These students, 60% of whom were attending their first MUN conference, did very well.  John Murphy was awarded Outstanding Delegate, and Claire Bergstresser, Erin Hodges, Landon Richards, and Josh Demakovsky all received verbal commendations. 

Spring 2015


February 26-March 1

We are returnrf to UC Berkeley's conference this year with a small delegation.

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World MUN in Seoul

March 16-20

Senior Claire Bergstresser won the Outstanding Diplomacy Award at the World Model United Nations conference in Seoul, South Korea.  This marks the second year in a row that a NAU student has won the highest award at this international competition.

Claire led a team of 7 NAU students to the conference from March 16-20, 2015, where they spent the week representing the state of South Korea on a committee discussing numerous international issues. 

The team included: Erin Hodges, Emily Ross, Cheyenne Franklin, Claire Bergstresser (seated), Jasmine Jewell, Connor Mullins, and Landon Richards.

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NMUN New York

March 22-26

Our Model UN team attended this conference for their first time at nationals, in New York City. Our team received the Distinguished Delegation award.


April 17-19

NAU returned to Los Angeles for UCLA's conference in the spring. We brought 30 delegates and left with 5 individual awards and an Outstanding Large Delegation award. The winners were Scott Brownell, Best Delegate, Sage Knapp and Claire Bergstresser, Outstanding Delegate, John Murphy, Outstanding Delegate, Connor Mullins, Honorable Mention, Victoria Ziegler and LaShae Brown, Best Resolution,