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Chrysanta Chavez

Chrysanta P. Chavez, 92, a cook at NAU, died

Chrysanta P. Chavez, 92, a cook at NAU until 1979, died Dec. 31, 2008. Continue reading

New Year’s holiday brings early paycheck

Due to the Jan. 1 holiday, employees will be paid Thursday, Dec. 31. Continue reading

ITS to replace ‘Jan’

TS will be replacing the "Jan" machine Sunday evening, Dec. 20. Continue reading

President’s Cabinet highlights—Dec. 17, 2009

  The regular President’s Cabinet report presented by the Office of Planning and Institutional Research noted that spring admissions for Flagstaff campus undergraduates currently are up 36 percent over last year, and graduate student admissions are up 8 percent. Admissions … Continue reading

Six-month renewal contracts begin Jan. 1

Human Resources is reminding service professionals and administrators that six-month contracts begin Jan.1, even though a paper contract will not be issued. Continue reading

Louis Agassiz

Submissions sought for NAU undergraduate writing competition

Being a good writer could pay off for undergraduates if they enter NAU's annual Louis Agassiz Prize for Excellence in Writing competition. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: Dec. 15, 2009

Kudos to these faculty, staff and students Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to David Schlosberg, professor of politics and international affairs, co-authored an article, “Deliberation in E-Rulemaking? The Problem of Mass … Continue reading

Traffic update

San Francisco Street will reopen to vehicles between Franklin Avenue and McCreary Street on Thursday, Dec. 17; however, there will be no pedestrian access on either side of the street until early January. Continue reading

Robert Mathiasen

Unhealthy forests lurk under harmful mistletoe

Northern Arizona University researchers say there's nothing romantic about too much mistletoe. Continue reading

‘Malware,’ viruses attacking NAU computers

NAU has experienced a higher than normal volume of computer “malware” and virus incidents in recent weeks. Continue reading

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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