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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


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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Dive deep into budgeting, expense management and finances with NAU personnel training

The session will provide instruction in monitoring financial statements, completing monthly reviews and reconciliations of revenues and expenses, transferring expenses, budgeting and processing non-travel reimbursements. Continue reading

Scholarships available to NAU faculty, staff and alumni for Coder Camps boot camp

The coding boot camp focuses on the needs of today’s software teams and hiring managers, preparing students to meet the demands of employers. Continue reading

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Got skills? Teach them at NAU’s Employee Development Day

Whether it's budgeting, pilates or PeopleSoft, HR is looking for employees who want to teach personal and professional skills at the annual Employee Development Day on May 23. Continue reading

Lumberjack Technology Center to hold faculty, staff technology sale

On April 13, Northern Arizona University faculty and staff will have the opportunity to trade in their current Mac computer or iPad and purchase new products at the Apple Computer Faculty & Staff sale. Continue reading

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NAIPTA offers NAU employees rideshare option, saves commuters money and time

The new Mountain Line Vanpool program is providing Flagstaff residents with a new way to save time and money on their morning commute. Continue reading

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NAU chemistry professor Jani Ingram receives national award for recruiting, mentoring underrepresented students in STEM disciplines

Ingram, who also leads the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention, has made recruiting and mentoring Native American students central to her work. Continue reading

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Engineering students run machine NAU creates new College of Engineering, Informatics, and Applied Sciences to respond to growing demand
The new college, which the Arizona Board of Regents approved Thursday, will allow NAU to put more focused efforts on recruitment and student success.
Christopher Edwards -- Mars Rover Studying Mars on Earth: NAU scientist conducting astrobiological research in Mojave Desert
Christopher Edwards was recently awarded a $1.2 million grant from NASA to understand the habitability of Mars by studying extreme, Mars-like environments on Earth.
NAU physicist receives prestigious 2018 Cottrell Scholar Award
John Gibbs is one of 24 early-career teacher-scholars selected nationally from the fields of chemistry, physics and astronomy. He is the first recipient from NAU to receive this award.
CUPI member Hannah Roberts speaks with NAIC leader Maria de Jesus Guillen at an NAIC immigration team meeting Community-oriented research offers dual benefits for NAU student team, nonprofit group
The team, comprised of undergraduate students from a variety of majors, is part of the Community and University Public Inquiry program through Sustainable Communities.
Curiosity rover on Mars Life on Mars? NAU astronomy professor discusses NASA’s finding of organic matter on Red Planet
Mark Salvatore, who studies the surface of Mars, said this exciting development indicates there was life on Mars at one point in its history.
President Cheng speaking MAG President Cheng highlights NAU’s efforts in reducing degree gap in remarks to Phoenix-area civic leaders
The president discussed online programs, the Phoenix Biomedical Campus and partnerships with community colleges in Maricopa County.

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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.
growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
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.