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NAU partners with Navajo schools to develop innovative new Teachers Institute

Teachers can attend an informational seminar on Jan. 3 in Window Rock and learn more about the program, which is part of the Yale National Initiative. Continue reading

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NAU ITS announces new Adobe contract, offers faculty and staff affordable applications

The $85 license is valid for one user for up to one year for two machines—one of which could be a home or personal computer. Continue reading

Santa’s Sleigh fund helps NAU employees in need

As end of year giving nears, consider donating to fellow employees in need. Continue reading

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Flexible parking permitted during winter break

These permit zone exceptions will be in effect Dec. 18-Jan. 12. Continue reading

NAU faculty and staff invited to celebrate the season at the President’s Holiday Reception

Faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the season at the annual President’s Holiday Reception Dec. 13. Continue reading

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NAU’s 1899 Bar and Grill holding Festival of Trees to raise money for victims of natural disasters

NAU and Flagstaff community members can bid on five trees, each of which has its own theme. Local "tree artists" decorated the trees. Continue reading

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SPAC looking for NAU employees to help provide Christmas gifts for local families

Employees can sign up online for gifts they want to buy for the children, ages 11 to 17 years old. Continue reading

NAU Percussion Ensemble goes global

The Northern Arizona University School of Music will present the Percussion Ensemble in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, in Ardrey Memorial Auditorium. Continue reading

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NAU Bookstore to hold one day Apple product sale for faculty and staff

On Friday, Nov. 17, the NAU Bookstore will be offering faculty and staff up to $250 dollars off of various models of Macs and iPads Continue reading

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NAU’s Office of Native American Initiatives introduces executive education sessions

This training, part of the Tribal Leadership Initiatives, will be taken directly to indigenous communities to meet the specific needs of individual nations. Continue reading

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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.
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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.