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Dido and Aeneas

Spring events blossom at NAU College of Arts and Letters

A big semester is planned for NAU’s College of Arts and Letters this spring. Continue reading

Take note of special hours during NAU’s winter closure

Several campus services will observe special schedules throughout December and the university winter closure. Continue reading

NAU Bookstore hosts faculty and staff open house Dec. 9

Employees will receive special discounts during the event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continue reading

Join NAU President Cheng for annual holiday reception

The event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the High Country Conference Center. Continue reading

NAU Clay Club to host annual holiday sale

The sale, which takes place the first weekend of December, will offers a range of functional and sculptural ceramic work created by students and faculty. Continue reading

Two graduates during Spring 2016 commencement ceremony

NAU fall commencement calls for celebration

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 2,500 Northern Arizona University graduates during two fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 16. Continue reading

Holiday tree

Join NAU for WinterFest on Friday, Dec. 2

The evening will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with Louie Santa pictures followed by the annual luminaria and tree lighting. Continue reading

Community Art Gallery opens new exhibit

The exhibit will run until January 31, 2017. Continue reading

Tennessee William’s ‘Summer and Smoke’ heats up NAU Theatre stage

Tennessee William’s 'Summer and Smoke' kicks off at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18. Continue reading

Professor Eric Dieterle to sign copies of his book at NAU Bookstore Nov. 17

The event is free and open to the public and copies of Where the Wind Dreams of Staying will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continue reading

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A big semester is planned for NAU’s College of Arts and Letters this spring.
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The Lumberjack community will come together to honor the life and civil rights work of Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual MLK Day Celebration Program on Monday, Jan. 16.
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The award recognizes employees whose performance exceeds NAU’s expectations.
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Continuing to acknowledge faculty and staff on a per-issue basis, NAU News also will include Student Spotlights as they’re submitted.
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Paleoecologist Scott Anderson was part of a research team examining previous studies that found rare diamond molecules in 13,000-year-old sediment. Those studies, the team determined, incorrectly identified the molecules.

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