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NAU celebrates installation of Rita Cheng as 16th president

Nearly 600 guests gathered this week as the Arizona Board of Regents officially installed Rita Hartung Cheng as the 16th president of Northern Arizona University. Continue reading

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Undergraduate researchers awarded esteemed Goldwater Scholarship and Honorable Mention

Two NAU students are receiving accolades and national attention for their undergraduate research with one of the nation’s most prestigious academic honors. Continue reading

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Lumberjacks recognized by acclaimed international education program

Madeline Friend is packing her bags for a year to teach English in Colombia while serving as a cultural ambassador for the United States. Continue reading

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Sustainability woven throughout the NAU experience

Sustainability efforts gaining momentum on campus. Continue reading

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Net-zero pavilion provides much-needed space while saving energy

International Pavilion exemplifies sustainability. Continue reading

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Engineering students to the rescue

More than 200 engineering students in EGR 186 gathered at the Health and Learning Center last week to compete in the First Year Engineering Event sponsored by W.L. Gore and Associates. Continue reading

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Outstanding seniors celebrated during awards ceremony

Wednesday night was a golden moment for dozens of graduating seniors as they received honors recognizing their contributions to Northern Arizona University. Continue reading

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Nominate outstanding alumni for award recognition

Five different awards recognize various areas of personal and professional alumni commitment and success. Continue reading

Honorary degree recipients are, clockwise from top: Richard Morrison, Elaine Morrison, Donald Brandt, John David Bowman.

Four Arizona leaders to earn honorary degrees during spring commencement ceremonies

Richard and Elaine Morrison, Donald Brandt and John David Bowman will be awarded honorary degrees during Northern Arizona University’s spring commencement ceremonies. Continue reading

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Raúl Héctor Castro, governor, ambassador and education proponent, dies at 98

Well into his 90s, the esteemed statesman continued his work with underrepresented and impoverished youth. Continue reading

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InstallationChengKillian NAU celebrates installation of Rita Cheng as 16th president
Nearly 600 guests gathered this week as the Arizona Board of Regents officially installed Rita Hartung Cheng as the 16th president of Northern Arizona University.
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The forum is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Prochnow Auditorium.
WilsonLough Undergraduate researchers awarded esteemed Goldwater Scholarship and Honorable Mention
Two NAU students are receiving accolades and national attention for their undergraduate research with one of the nation’s most prestigious academic honors.
MadelineFriend Lumberjacks recognized by acclaimed international education program
Madeline Friend is packing her bags for a year to teach English in Colombia while serving as a cultural ambassador for the United States.
Campus sustainability lawn Sustainability woven throughout the NAU experience
Sustainability efforts gaining momentum on campus.
Kai and Josh Spear Net-zero pavilion provides much-needed space while saving energy
International Pavilion exemplifies sustainability.

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