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Regents meet this week in Flagstaff

NAU President Rita Cheng will welcome the board at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9. Continue reading

Catherine Talakte

Retirement reception planned for Catherine Talakte Taylor

Join the campus community at a reception honoring retiring the director of Native American Student Services. Continue reading


Road work to affect University Dr., San Francisco St.

Road construction to impact on campus commute. Continue reading

Michelle Parker

Michelle Parker to lead Legal Affairs at NAU

Parker joined the university as associate general counsel in 2010 and has extensive experience in higher education law. Continue reading

Daniel Palm

Daniel Palm accepts assignment as interim director for CIE

Palm joined the university in 2006 and has played an integral role in building NAU's partnerships with Chinese universities and agencies. Continue reading

Carmen Phelps

New chief diversity officer selected

Carmen Phelps has been selected to serve as chief diversity officer at Northern Arizona University. Continue reading

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Get your course in back-to-school shape with e-Learning

The e-Learning Center will host a series of free workshops designed to help faculty try out new student engagement tools and update courses over the summer. Continue reading

Terri Hayes

Extended Campuses leader moves to academic advising

Terri Hayes, executive director and operational leader for Personalized Learning, will start a new leadership role June 13. Continue reading

Employee Development Day 2016

Registration open for Employee Development Day

NAU Employees are invited to register for professional development workshops during Employee Development Day. Continue reading

NAU President Rita Cheng smiles and shakes the hand of Tim Darby

Outstanding NAU employees honored with President’s Achievement Award

Ten NAU employees were selected for the 2016 President’s Achievement Award, considered the highest staff recognition. Continue reading

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Research helps resolve a long-standing debate about the role of nitrogen limitation for plant responses to carbon dioxide.
Returning AmeriCorps Members Civic Service Institute at NAU awarded grant to launch statewide AmeriCorps program
Project seeks to improve on-time high school graduation rates and postsecondary enrollment rates in Arizona.
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Program aimed at better meeting the general education needs of today’s undergraduate students.
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Thirty-three members of the Northern Arizona University athletics program were recognized by the Big Sky Conference for their academic achievements during the spring semester.
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Celebrate July Fourth during the annual parade Monday in downtown Flagstaff.
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The student-driven policy supports a healthy learning and working environment for all.

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Arizona’s Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve—a division of the Department of Defense—recently announced that NAU will be honored with the Above and Beyond Award.
Math mentors and tutorees Program offers mathematical solutions for incoming freshmen
NAU's remedial math program has been recognized as a standout for preparing incoming freshman for college.
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Researcher turns attention to lack of craters in prominent region of Pluto.