Faculty & Staff


Nominations open for NAU’s University Leadership Program

The program is open to all faculty and staff and aims to prepare the next generation of higher education leaders and leaders at NAU. Continue reading

NAU Staff

NAU classified staff invited to celebrate at annual mixer

Classified staff are invited to the Classified Staff Advisory Council’s (CSAC) 25th Anniversary Celebration from 1-4 p.m. on March 22 in the DuBois Ballroom. Continue reading

Louie poses with students

Nominate fellow Lumberjacks for the Louie Award

This award is intended for faculty, staff and students whose impacts on the community have largely gone unrecognized. Continue reading

Fox Cheng and group for website

Annual NAU Assessment Fair accepting proposals

Abstracts for the NAU Assessment Fair, which showcases the assessment efforts carried out by faculty, staff and students across the university, are due by March 24. Continue reading

Edgerton's self portrait

Art where two cultures meet: NAU professor’s art bridges being Black and Japanese

Debra Edgerton, a senior lecturer in the School of Art, is internationally recognized for her exquisite watercolors, mixed media work and scrolls made with handmade paper and found objects. Continue reading

Oscar statuettes

Making Oscar picks? NAU film instructor opines on likely winners

NAU film instructor Paul Helford shared his picks for the 89th annual Academy Awards. Continue reading

Building bridges: Community outreach is mainstay of Fox’s 34-year NAU career

Wayne Fox’s best moment at Northern Arizona University had to be culled from more than 30 years, so it took some time. When he settled on one, he started—and ended—the story with a laugh. “One of my proudest moments was … Continue reading


NAU gives free game tickets in honor of Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day

NAU employees are invited to come support the Lumberjacks as they take on Idaho State at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Skydome. Continue reading

NAU ethnic studies professor discusses complex history of Malcolm X

Ethnic studies professor Ricardo Guthrie discusses the themes of "X," a new play about the life of Malcolm X that The Acting Company is performing at NAU on Feb. 11. Continue reading

Faculty perspective: “Why I wanted to teach at NAU”

Excited to start another semester, faculty member Tom Filsinger shares what he loves most about NAU. Continue reading

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President Cheng in Japan President Cheng goes to Japan to discuss collaborative educational programs
Administrators discussed the Interdisciplinary Global Program, joint research opportunities and potential future collaborations among faculty.
NAU Nominations open for NAU’s University Leadership Program
The program is open to all faculty and staff and aims to prepare the next generation of higher education leaders and leaders at NAU.
Public invited to reception for local artists
A reception for the artists being exhibited at the High Country Conference Center Community Art Gallery will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.
Northern Arizona University sign NAU holds hearing for proposed 2017-18 tuition
Northern Arizona University will hold an interactive tuition hearing from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28.
Phoenix Biomedical Center NAU occupational therapists earn grants to study Native Americans with disabilities
The grants, from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, allow Heather Williamson and Maureen Russell to look at health access and sleep issues.
Flipback by kathryn martin Exhibit celebrating everyday inspiration coming to NAU Art Museum
The exhibit, which manages to be both ambitious and individualistic for the viewer, will be on display March 28 through May 5.

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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