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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

President's Achievement Awards 2016

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

Parking announcement

Summer and fall 2016 campus parking updates

Parking and Shuttle Services announce updates and changes to pass rates and campus lots. Continue reading


NAU summer hours begin May 16

The university will observe summer hours beginning May 16 through Aug. 19. Continue reading

Zsuzsanna Gulacsi

Humanities professor recognized for scholarship

Zsuzsanna Gulacsi, a scholar of Manichaean, Asian and Islamic art, has been awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. Continue reading

Shoots bus photo

NAU alumna Shannon Shoots to lead community relations

Experienced Flagstaff community affairs executive, Shannon Shoots, will spearhead community relations for NAU. Continue reading

Faculty Awards

NAU’s exemplary faculty honored

In addition to faculty promotions, the annual ceremony recognizes excellence in global learning, liberal studies excellence, recognition for mentoring undergraduate scholarship and teachers of the year from each of the university's eight colleges. Continue reading

Nancy Johnson

Nancy Johnson appointed to Regents’ professor

Johnson's appointment was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents during its April meeting. Continue reading

Internal Revenue Service building

NAU Human Resources shares reminder for tax season

Identity theft looming this tax season. Continue reading

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Latest Site Activity

Art gallery ‘Showcase of Artistry’ on display at conference center
An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 26.
Lori Poloni Staudinger Examining female terrorists
Poloni-Staudinger: Women terrorists capture attention because they clash with socially constructed perceptions.
Super-size your memory during summer session
Learn powerful study strategies as well as techniques to handle everyday memory challenges this summer, starting June 6.
nursing NAU researcher: Nurses can apply science of caring to combat compassion fatigue
Dorothy Dunn, assistant professor of nursing, finds remedy for compassion fatigue— a growing problem among nurses.
Youth Basketball NAU basketball camps tip off in June
The Lumberjack basketball teams will hold youth day camps during the month of June.
Photo by Richard Bartz. Congressional testimony on Lyme disease test featured research at NAU and TGen
NAU is working with TGen to develop a new test to pinpoint Lyme disease.

Editor’s Picks

Scot Raab, Army Reservist and assistant professor, Athletic Training Education NAU honored with ‘Above and Beyond’ award by Department of Defense
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 Program offers mathematical solutions for incoming freshmen
NAU's remedial math program has been recognized as a standout for preparing incoming freshman for college.
Pluto image from New Horizons A surprise on Pluto leads NAU’s Trilling to unexpected conclusion
Researcher turns attention to lack of craters in prominent region of Pluto.