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Video team for hire: NAU department creates educational training videos (for free!)

From demonstrating a system or process to sharing information, required trainings or public service announcements, the videos are intended to streamline messaging for desired audiences while saving NAU department resources and the valuable time of employees. Continue reading

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Bb Learn downtime scheduled for Aug. 16-20 to allow for updates

The outage is a result of a migration to a new, Software-as-a-system environment, which lays groundwork for future Bb Learn updates. Continue reading

Faculty and staff alumni barbecue 2018

On-campus alumni invited to annual NAU faculty and staff alumni barbecue

Kick off this semester with some food and fun!  Northern Arizona University’s Office of Alumni Engagement will hold a barbecue for faculty and staff who are alumni of NAU. The complimentary cookout will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. … Continue reading

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NAU implementing two-step verification to prevent data, payroll theft

Two-Step Verification is a security measure that requires two factors to verify your identity online. These factors include something you know (your password) and something you have (your mobile device or hardware token). Continue reading

Parking permits for 2018-19 academic year available for purchase online

As the start of the fall semester draws near, Parking Services would like to remind faculty and staff that current permits expire Aug. 14. Continue reading

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NAU students, faculty participate in annual Geological Society of America meeting in Flagstaff

Dozens of Northern Arizona University faculty and students participated in the annual regional Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain/Cordilleran Joint Sectional meeting, held in Flagstaff in May. Continue reading

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NAU faculty complete ACUE’s nationally accredited program in effective teaching

Thirty-nine NAU faculty members have completed a certificate in effective college instruction from the Association of College and University Educators to further enhance their teaching skills. Continue reading

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Tips from NAU ITS on how to avoid falling for phishing emails

With tax season comes an increase in email scams. ITS provides tips on what to look for and how to avoid them. Continue reading

CSAC to NAU employees in five words: Thanks for all you do

Last week, staff flocked to the annual CSAC employee appreciation mixer to enjoy food, door prizes, awards and table displays--including a booth that challenged them to sup up their NAU story in five words. Did yours make the list of favorites? Continue reading

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NAU VP Chad Hamill named American Council on Education Fellow

Hamill will work at another higher education institution to learn what others organizations are doing and share his expertise in working with Native American students and other underrepresented groups. Continue reading

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O'Connell records video in studio Video team for hire: NAU department creates educational training videos (for free!)
From demonstrating a system or process to sharing information, required trainings or public service announcements, the videos are intended to streamline messaging for desired audiences while saving NAU department resources and the valuable time of employees.
NAU ITS Bb Learn downtime scheduled for Aug. 16-20 to allow for updates
The outage is a result of a migration to a new, Software-as-a-system environment, which lays groundwork for future Bb Learn updates.

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Underneath the lion: Celebrate the Lunar New Year at NAU with traditional lion dance performances
NAU senior Colleen McDowell struggled with high-functioning autism and depression, then she enrolled in PES100, a Chinese Martial Arts course, and became a lion dancer. Enjoy several performances at NAU and throughout town on Feb. 16 to ring in the year of the dog.
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Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.