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In the Spotlight: December 15, 2016

This week: John Morris, Wally Covington, Ann Marie Chischilly, Joyce DeVoss and Laura Camden. Continue reading

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Santa’s Sleigh fund helps NAU coworkers in need

This season consider donating closer to home by giving to fellow employees in need through the NAU Foundation's Santa's Sleigh Fund. Continue reading

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NAU’s Aquatic and Tennis Complex earns LEED Gold

The new facility demonstrates NAU's commitment to sustainable building practices and brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 13. Continue reading

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Reminder: Give to NAU United Way campaign

Employees have until Thursday, Dec. 15 to donate via payroll deduction to NAU's United Way campaign. Continue reading

Join NAU President Cheng for annual holiday reception

The event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the High Country Conference Center. Continue reading

Longtime NAU employees recognized during Years of Service Reception

Nearly 170 Northern Arizona University faculty and staff members were honored for their dedicated service to the university. Continue reading

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NAU fall commencement calls for celebration

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 2,500 Northern Arizona University graduates during two fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 16. Continue reading

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NAU moves up to gold level on bicycle-friendly university list

Northern Arizona University has moved up from silver to gold on the national bike-friendly campuses list by the League of American Bicyclists. Continue reading

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Join NAU for WinterFest on Friday, Dec. 2

The evening will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with Louie Santa pictures followed by the annual luminaria and tree lighting. Continue reading

NAU's Fieldhouse in the snow

NAU will operate on a delayed start and open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29

Due to road and weather conditions, university departments will open and classes will resume at 10 a.m. Continue reading

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