The Navajo language textbook by modern languages professorEvangeline Parsons Yazzie, Diné Bizaad Binahoo’ahh, Rediscovering the Navajo Language, officially was adopted by the state of New Mexico during ceremonies with Parsons Yazzie, Gov. Bill Richardson and Veronica Garcia, the state’s secretary of education, on Oct. 24 at Gallup High School and Farmington High School. The textbook previously was adopted by 10 New Mexico school districts and now will be used statewide. Read… Read more
Two honors classes have won the NAU Service Learning Award, which recognizes outstanding service initiatives or programs that extend students’ academic preparation through meaningful community service activities. In the winning class Honors 100, Flagstaff as Text: Community Connections, students were placed into small groups to observe people, businesses and activities taking place in the community and then… Read more
Eric Otenyo, professor of politics and international affairs, published “Public Organizational Birth and Death: Understanding the Exigencies of an African Political Environment,” in Public Organization Review, Vol. 8 (3), 2008.
Nathan Heller, an instructor of politics and international affairs, recently published an article titled “The Influence of Reputation and Sector on Perceptions of Brand Alliances of Nonprofit… Read more
Pam Stephens, associate professor of art, has been named the 2008-09 Outstanding Higher Education Art Educator for Arizona by the Arizona Art Education Association.
Kurt Lancaster, assistant professor in the School of Communication, recently published an essay, “The Performative Language Games of Dramapolitik: How Abraham Lincoln became an intellectual patriot and George… Read more
Teena Olszewski, director of Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, also known as Arizona GEAR UP, in NAU’s College of Education, was recently appointed by Gov. Janet Napolitano to the Arizona Commission on Postsecondary Education. The Commission seeks to expand access to postsecondary education for Arizona citizens through administration… Read more
The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice published the second edition of Investigating Difference, a book primarily written by department faculty and used in its undergraduate course by the same name. Faculty members Marianne Nielsen and Lynn Jones contributed editorial work to the book. Proceeds from the book contribute to a student scholarship fund.