Happenings

NAU Lyric Theater brings Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’ to Flagstaff

“The Magic Flute,” a story about a prince charged with rescuing the daughter of the Queen of Night, runs from April 5-8 at Ardrey Memorial Auditorium. Continue reading

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Public invited to NAU Graduate College’s 3 Minute Research Presentations

The Graduate College is helping graduate students engage average audiences in their research achievements with the 3 Minute Research Presentation competition. Continue reading

NAU hosts a month for #MeToo: Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Programming

Following the year of the #MeToo movement, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is dedicating a series of events throughout March to educating the community on the movement and its impact. Continue reading

19th Annual School of Hotel & Restaurant Management golf tournament

NAU SHRM hosts 19th annual golf tournament

Registration is now open for the 19th annual NAU School of Hotel & Restaurant Management golf tournament. All proceeds will benefit the SHRM Golf Tournament Scholarship and student support funds. Continue reading

2018 NAU Chamber Orchestra

NAU Chamber Orchestra performs ‘Spring Classics’ concert on Sunday

The concert will include Haydn’s “Farewell,” Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis” and Ponce’s “Concerto del Sur” featuring guitar soloist Andrew Manka. Continue reading

NAU community invited to share ideas to help Cline Library imagine its future

Cline Library’s Strategic Planning Team and the University Library Committee invite you to share your ideas at an upcoming informal drop-in session. Continue reading

NAU Wind Symphony plays

This weekend NAU choirs perform winter concert, wind symphony welcomes spring

On March 2, the Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony will perform its spring concert, "Stravinsky and Friends" featuring two School of Music faculty members. Continue reading

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In the desert, water takes center stage at NAU’s inaugural Student Water Symposium

The symposium is for students doing any type of water-related research, including created art related to or inspired by water. The deadline to submit abstracts is March 16. Continue reading

Props being used for "The Mousetrap"

Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ to capture Flagstaff and NAU audiences

Starting Feb. 23, Northern Arizona University's Department of Theatre will present Agatha Christies "The Mousetrap," one of the most popular murder mysteries and longest-running plays in theatre history. Continue reading

NAU community invited to join Black History Month celebration

In addition to the "Flagstaff: South of the Tracks" exhibit, ethnic foods will be served and a variety of performances will be featured on Thursdays in the University Union. Continue reading

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Map of U.S. Citizen-scientist study results find ticks capable of carrying lyme disease in 83 additional U.S. counties
As part of the study, people across the country sent in more than 16,000 ticks to NAU researchers who tested them for various bacterial infections. Results show ticks capable of carrying Lyme disease are more widespread than originally thought.
President Cheng in Israel President Cheng joins U.S. delegation to explore bilateral collaboration in Israel
She was part of the American Jewish Council's Project Interchange delegation, which spent a week exchanging ideas on innovation and learning.
Michael Ort NAU geologist studies ‘super-eruption’ of ancient Italian volcano
Michael Ort recently received a $290K NSF grant to analyze the Campanian Ignimbrite super-eruption, which occurred 39,000 years ago and affected areas as far away as Moscow.
Catherine Propper with student NAU team receives $2.6 million grant to train, mentor Native American students in STEM disciplines
NAU RISE for Native Americans will provide two years of research training to undergraduates and master’s level students across STEM disciplines—from biology to informatics to engineering.
forest Former NAU postdocs author paper linking forest restoration to better water quality
The forest restoration study, which Frances O'Donnell and Williams Flatley co-authored with professors Abe Springer and Peter Fulé, was published in Ecological Applications.

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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.