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Michael Horn

President’s Distinguished Speaker Series continues with education innovator

Michael Horn, an expert on disruptive innovation, online learning, blended learning and competency-based learning, will speak about transforming the education system to be more student-centered. Continue reading

Jazz greats come to NAU for workshops, performances

Jazz great Lucas Pino and jazz band No Net Nonet will work and perform with NAU School of Music students during their upcoming visit to NAU Continue reading

NAU’s Institute for Human Development announces 2018 Evidence for Success Conference in July

More than 600 people are expected to attend the combined, multi-strand disability conference, which will discuss assistive technology, American Indian vocational rehabilitation and evidence-based practice in disability disciplines. Continue reading

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NAU’s Undergraduate Expo begins this week—learn how to participate in a variety of scholarly events

More than 700 students will participate in 10 days of research, artistic performances and discussions of their scholarly work. The public is invited to all events. Continue reading

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NAU celebrating faculty and staff with NAU Awards Night

RSVP by April 20 to participate in this event, which recognizes promotion and tenure, College Teachers of the Year, 2018 Research and Creativity Awards and the 2018 President’s Achievement Awards Continue reading

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Traveling made easier with NAU’s Passport Day

Members of the Northern Arizona University community can apply for a new passport or renewal from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 in the Blome building, room 100A. A processing fee of $35 will be waived for NAU students, … Continue reading

NAU’s Ardrey Memorial Auditorium hosts ‘Cinderella’

Tickets for the State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara's magical performance of "Cinderella" are available now. Continue reading

NAU teams up with Phoenix Suns to present ‘Finding Your Significance’

Phoenix Suns CIO Steve Reese is speaking at NAU next week to discuss how to balance work, play and a passion for helping others. Continue reading

NAU professor has solo art exhibition opening Friday

Rodrigo de Toledo, a professor of visual communication at Northern Arizona University, created his own world—a fantasy mythological world of deities and creatures—then intertwined it with references to daily life in the city of Flagstaff. The Brazilian-American visual artist and designer spent … Continue reading

Cellist Matt Haimovitz

Horizon Concert Series presents cellist Matt Haimovitz in ‘Bach Listening Room’

Haimovitz, who made his debut at age 13 as a soloist with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic, is a widely traveled recitalist, concerto soloist and recording artist. Continue reading

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4th of july parade NAU community invited to support NAU Athletics at Independence Day parade
NAU community is invited to walk in Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Independence Day parade.
Boy wears exoskeleton NAU’s Biomechatronic Lab: Helping kids walk with wearable robots (VIDEO)
Recently featured on the internet series "Superhuman," NAU scientists are building lightweight, electrically powered exoskeletons to help make mobility and general movements easier and more normal.
Student group photo Next generation of Native American storytellers at NAU this summer
The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop introduces students to university and professional broadcast atmospheres and helps them develop tools to share stories through TV and radio.
Williams family in Japan Online opportunity: Alum talks about his life-changing decision to earn a master’s degree from NAU Online
David Williams did his master's degree from Tokyo, where he and his family are stationed as he finishes his career in the U.S. military. NAU Online offers degree programs for students anywhere in the world.
Aaron Smith in lab NAU entomologist launches landmark study of the desert darkling beetle
With $879,000 in funding from the NSF, Aaron Smith is doing a study that seeks to advance scientific understanding of these insects.
Two-Tailed Swallowtail NAU receives NSF collaborative grant to improve software used to manage biodiversity data
Led by NAU’s Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, the project will create a new version of the Symbiota software which will increase the platform’s digital specimen records, expand its use by researchers, improve sustainability and enrich education and outreach activities.

Editor’s Picks

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.