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Lori Poloni Staudinger

Examining female terrorists

Poloni-Staudinger: Women terrorists capture attention because they clash with socially constructed perceptions. Continue reading

Danielle Donaldson on the steps of Old Main

Hats off to NAU employee graduates

Donaldson: To the students who work 40 hours per week and continue working after hours, we made it! Continue reading

Alex Hayes

The gift of Dale Carnegie Training

Hayes: A highlight in NAU's business college is the Dale Carnegie Training. Continue reading

Sean Anthony

The Road to Rio

Anthony: NAU and Flagstaff are playing important roles in the upcoming Olympic Games. Continue reading

Tom Filsinger

Never underestimate the power of you

Filsinger: Coping with stress effectively is all about personal empowerment. Continue reading

Lela Montfert

Overcoming challenges through giving back

It is in this time of shared challenge that I feel even more inclined to give, not only my time and energy but through direct monetary donations. Continue reading

Celeste Headlee

March is International Listening Month

Headlee: Go out, listen and prepare to be amazed. Continue reading

Anna Sosa

Traditional versus electronic toys

Sosa: Trading electronics for traditional toys and books may boost early language development. Continue reading


What Darwin got right

Shuster: Charles Darwin got many things right related to natural selection and inheritable traits. Continue reading

NAU graduates

Put the dream of higher education within reach of all Arizona students

A statement by the Arizona Board of Regents Enterprise Executive Committee. Continue reading

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President Cheng addresses ABOR President Cheng presents to ABOR on “Possibilities in Every Direction”
“More than ever, NAU is committed to expanding the boundaries of knowledge to improve lives,” Cheng shared during her operational and financial review presentation to the Arizona Board of Regents in Flagstaff this week.
Governor Doug Ducey and NAU President Rita Cheng at Achieve60AZ launch NAU supports Achieve60AZ initiative to advance education across the state
The statewide educational attainment initiative aims to equip 60 percent of Arizonans with some form of post-high school certificate or degree by 2030.
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Considered one of the most widely observed university measures, THE evaluated more than 1,300 of the world's leading research universities.
NAU Louie the Lumberjack with Suns Gorilla Phoenix Suns return to NAU for 20th anniversary training camp
The week-long training camp will culminate with a public scrimmage beginning at noon on Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Walkup Skydome.
Arizona Board of Regents Arizona's Public Universities Educate Discover Impact banner Regents to meet at NAU this week
Northern Arizona University will host the Arizona Board of Regents for its regularly scheduled meeting Sept. 22-23
Richard Heath Richard Heath named executive director of NAU campus in Prescott Valley
Heath brings strong relationships in this region through his current role as the Executive Director of the Greater Prescott Regional Economic Partnership and will begin at NAU Monday, Oct. 24.

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NAU students NAU recognized for excellence in diversity
Northern Arizona University recently received the prestigious 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
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NAU scientists, along with TGen, uncovered instrumental data on what some refer to as the “biological Chernobyl.”
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Northern Arizona University has placed itself at the top of the mountain when it comes to social media engagement.