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Live from NAU, it’s The Flagstaff Experience! Dutch students wrap up three-week video production course with live TV show

Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show. Continue reading

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Investment firm cofounder donating $1M to NAU for student teacher scholarships

The scholarships are intended to help students from traditionally underrepresented groups during student-teaching, when balancing another job is difficult. Continue reading

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NAU preparing to break ground on new recital hall

The project, which will be funded by bonds and fundraising gifts, will break ground later this month, with an estimated completion date of October 2018. Continue reading

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President Cheng visits China to commend NAU’s 1+2+1 graduates

The annual graduation ceremony at Dalian Jiaotong University in China graduated more than 30 students who participated in the program. Continue reading

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NAU moving forward on new master of social work program

The social work program, which will open for enrollment in fall 2018, will be geared toward practice with rural and indigenous populations in the Southwest. Continue reading

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NAU alumna selected as Defense Department Secondary Principal of the Year 2017

An alumna of Northern Arizona University was recently announced as the 2017 Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Secondary Principal of the Year. Continue reading

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Share your #NAUsummer adventures

Whether you’re taking in the quiet of campus, working on a new project, checking off a bucket list item or exploring our great state and beyond—we want to see it! Continue reading

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Enrollment open for NAU’s 12-week software development training

NAU is partnering with Coder Camps to provide the accelerated coding courses, which are designed to prepare people for jobs in software development. Continue reading

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President Cheng welcomes significant investment in higher education in FY 2018 budget

The budget, passed Friday, includes the most significant investment in Arizona’s three state universities in more than a decade. Continue reading

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“May the Fourth be with you”: Meet NAU’s Lightsaber Club (VIDEO)

“May the Fourth be with you” is the rallying cry for Star Wars Day that takes place on May 4. Say the phrase out loud and you’ll hear the pun fans have played off of–“May the force be with you.” … Continue reading

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Live from NAU, it’s The Flagstaff Experience! Dutch students wrap up three-week video production course with live TV show
Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show.
student teaching Investment firm cofounder donating $1M to NAU for student teacher scholarships
The scholarships are intended to help students from traditionally underrepresented groups during student-teaching, when balancing another job is difficult.
NAU logo NAU partners with ACUE to improve student success through instructional excellence
The university is partnering with the Association of College and University Educators to provide another way to help faculty help students succeed.
Nature writer participating in summer reading event at NAU Bookstore
Author Nancy Rivest Green, who draws inspiration from time spent living and teaching in Grand Canyon National Park, will sign books on June 27.
Fourth of July parade NAU community invited to walk in Independence Day parade
Walk alongside Louie the Lumberjack and members of the NAU community as they represent the university in the annual Forth of July parade.
extended campus Long-distance Lumberjacks: NAU partnering with school districts, cities to provide degree programs in students’ hometowns
NAU offers cohort-based programs in K-12 administration in the district where teachers work and a public administration program for city of Tempe employees.

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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