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Accreditation commission seeking public comment on NAU

Members of the public have until Sept. 18 to provide substantive comment on the university. Continue reading

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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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Tree thinning project gives NAU forestry students real-world experience
Forestry students researched and created a prescription to help NAU maintain and protect its on-campus ponderosa pine forest while reducing the fire hazard.
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On July 28, the public is invited to a viewing of time-lapse night photography and films from 8-10 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts.
Southern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys torridus) A wolf’s howl in miniature: NAU researchers discover mice speak similarly to humans
NAU assistant professor and lead author on the research Bret Pasch has studied the grasshopper mice, rodents known for their remarkably loud call, for more than three years.
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In honors of Culinarians Day on July 25, find out who won a student chef competition Campus Dining hosted earlier this year.
Paul Keim Valley Fever test, developed by NAU professor Paul Keim, submitted for FDA approval
The patented test will allow for same-day diagnosis of the fungus-caused illness prevalent in the Sonoran desert region of southern and central Arizona.
NAU's Science and Health Building NAU’s Science and Health building deemed Gold LEED certified
The recent certification brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 14.

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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.
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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