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Annual abandoned bike roundup starting next week

Staying on campus over the summer? Pick up a green tag for your bike to prevent accidental collection during the annual abandoned bike roundup starting next week. Continue reading

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Tickets available for the NAU Student Film Festival on May 6

The annual festival allows students to showcase film projects they have completed as part of their studies and receive recognition for creating outstanding films. Continue reading

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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

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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.
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.