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Institutional research offering data navigation training for NAU employees

Faculty and staff can take Data Navigation Overview Training to learn how to better access Institutional Research and Analysis. Continue reading

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REMINDER: NAU’s Steering Committee seeking feedback for reaccreditation

NAU’s Steering Committee for reaccreditation invites the campus community to read the Draft Assurance Argument and provide feedback by May 1, 2017. Continue reading

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Summer bug camp at NAU opens window into fascinating world of science

Scholarships are available for campers, and NAU faculty and staff get a discount on tuition for the annual camp, which has two sessions this summer. Continue reading

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Nominations open for NAU’s Hispanic Convocation Awards

The awards, which will be presented at Hispanic Convocation on May 11, honor students with a commitment to leadership, education and diversity. Continue reading

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Valley fever research a labor of love for NAU biotechnologist

Bridget Barker, an assistant professor of biology, focuses her work on unraveling the mystery around Valley fever and the fungus that causes the disease. Continue reading


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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Magical Moments in Fiction: Author Roberta Parry to speak at NAU Bookstore
Parry will showcase her literary work, including short stories, play monologues and novels. Parry, who grew up in Northern Arizona and now lives in Santa Fe, also will display some of her art.
Be it the Boston Marathon or graduation stage, NAU grad student Rivers Puzey runs through it
In the first half of 2017, Thomas Puzey has won a marathon, finished 16th in the Boston Marathon and raced in Europe. In May he graduates from NAU with a doctorate in physical therapy.
The NAU Shrine of the Ages Choir from above A weekend of choral performances at NAU
The last weekend in April is scheduled to be a big one for the Northern Arizona University School of Music with two concerts featuring seven unique choral ensembles.
Campus Recreation kids camps at NAU open for registration
Campus Recreation’s Mountain Jacks and Explorers Kids camp is accepting registration for children from Flagstaff and the surrounding community.
Tinna Traustadottir NIH grant funds NAU research focusing on preventing chronic disease through exercise
Tinna Traustadóttir’s research in redox biology aims to pinpoint age-related changes at the molecular level that increase oxidative stress and determine the amount and type of exercise that can help mitigate the effects of oxidative stress on cell signaling.

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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