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‘A very powerful, poignant and poetic impulse:’ NAU, Flagstaff communities invited to fifth annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week (VIDEO)

The weeklong series of events will educate, entertain and introduce participants to the complex history and culture of hip hop music. Continue reading

Beulah overnight road closures

ADOT announces overnight road closures on Beulah near south end of NAU campus

Both north- and southbound lanes on Beulah will be closed overnight next week, though on different nights. Use I-17 as a detour. Continue reading

President's Prize winners May 2018

NAU Class of 2018 President’s Prize, Gold Axe, Distinguished Senior winners honored for their service, dedication

President Rita Cheng highlighted the students' passion and commitment to their education and community at a banquet at High Country Conference Center on Tuesday night. Continue reading

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NAU researchers study economic value of forest restoration to homeowners

Julie Mueller, Abe Springer and grad student Ryan Lima found homeowners were more willing to pay a monthly fee when they lived close to the forest. Continue reading

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NAU, city of Flagstaff bringing in pilot bike share program

The program will allow Spin to operate 300 bikes in the city and provides the opportunity to collect feedback and create guidelines for future bike share operations. Continue reading

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NAU’s Undergraduate Expo begins this week—learn how to participate in a variety of scholarly events

More than 700 students will participate in 10 days of research, artistic performances and discussions of their scholarly work. The public is invited to all events. Continue reading

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NAU celebrating faculty and staff with NAU Awards Night

RSVP by April 20 to participate in this event, which recognizes promotion and tenure, College Teachers of the Year, 2018 Research and Creativity Awards and the 2018 President’s Achievement Awards Continue reading

Colin Chandler

NAU grad student awarded NSF research fellowship with proposal to take astronomy research to the people

Colin Chandler, a second-year Ph.D. student, aims to enlist thousands of citizen scientists to comb through millions of pictures of space looking for elusive active asteroids. Continue reading

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Learn fire prevention and safety on campus, in northern Arizona and statewide

Help protect the community by utilizing good fire safety practices. Continue reading

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NAU PD earns eighth consecutive accreditation

The Northern Arizona University Police Department received a unanimous vote for its eighth consecutive accreditation at a recent meeting of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA). In November, CALEA, which serves as the international gold standard … Continue reading

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Michael Horn President’s Distinguished Speaker Series continues with education innovator
Michael Horn, an expert on disruptive innovation, online learning, blended learning and competency-based learning, will speak about transforming the education system to be more student-centered.
Bill Franke Celebrating a decade of impact: How one family changed the lives of 29,504 NAU students
Eric Hughes, a Franke Scholar, didn't think his college experience would include traveling abroad for the first time, earning a prestigious internship and meeting Warren Buffett—but it did, thanks to Bill and Carolyn Franke and the business college that dawns their name.
‘A very powerful, poignant and poetic impulse:’ NAU, Flagstaff communities invited to fifth annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week (VIDEO)
The weeklong series of events will educate, entertain and introduce participants to the complex history and culture of hip hop music.
Beulah overnight road closures ADOT announces overnight road closures on Beulah near south end of NAU campus
Both north- and southbound lanes on Beulah will be closed overnight next week, though on different nights. Use I-17 as a detour.
NAU Service Professional Advisory Council hosts cleanup
Recycle and trash bags and grabbers will be provided to participants. Families, children and pets on leashes are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves and water.
Jazz greats come to NAU for workshops, performances
Jazz great Lucas Pino and jazz band No Net Nonet will work and perform with NAU School of Music students during their upcoming visit to NAU

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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.