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To combat decrease in science literacy, NAU professor creates Science History Podcast

Biology professor Frank von Hippel talks with experts from throughout the world, discussing nuclear weapons, the effects of toxins on hormones and more. Continue reading

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Free trainings on Qualtrics, data, budgets and more available for NAU personnel

The Human Resources department is offering a number of new classes to help employees improve their skills. Continue reading

Bruce Hungate

NAU’s Hungate named vice chair of DOE advisory committee

Ecoss director Bruce Hungate will advise on the many complex scientific and technical issues that arise in the development and implementation of the Biological and Environmental Research program. Continue reading

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Candidates for the position of director of planning, design and construction to visit NAU

Members of the campus community will have the opportunity to meet each candidate. Continue reading

NAU seeking nominations for President’s Achievement Award

NAU employees are encouraged to nominate employees who employee's whose performance exceeds expectations for the President's Achievement Award. Continue reading

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Longtime NAU employees recognized for years of service

Nearly 150 Northern Arizona University faculty and staff members recently were honored for their many years of service to the university. Given in five-year increments, the award recognizes longtime employees who have worked for NAU at least 15 years. Those … Continue reading

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NAU partners with Navajo schools to develop innovative new Teachers Institute

Teachers can attend an informational seminar on Jan. 3 in Window Rock and learn more about the program, which is part of the Yale National Initiative. Continue reading

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NAU ITS announces new Adobe contract, offers faculty and staff affordable applications

The $85 license is valid for one user for up to one year for two machines—one of which could be a home or personal computer. Continue reading

Santa’s Sleigh fund helps NAU employees in need

As end of year giving nears, consider donating to fellow employees in need. Continue reading

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Flexible parking permitted during winter break

These permit zone exceptions will be in effect Dec. 18-Jan. 12. Continue reading

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