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Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show.
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The scholarships are intended to help students from traditionally underrepresented groups during student-teaching, when balancing another job is difficult.
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The university is partnering with the Association of College and University Educators to provide another way to help faculty help students succeed.
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Author Nancy Rivest Green, who draws inspiration from time spent living and teaching in Grand Canyon National Park, will sign books on June 27.
Fourth of July parade NAU community invited to walk in Independence Day parade
Walk alongside Louie the Lumberjack and members of the NAU community as they represent the university in the annual Forth of July parade.
extended campus Long-distance Lumberjacks: NAU partnering with school districts, cities to provide degree programs in students’ hometowns
NAU offers cohort-based programs in K-12 administration in the district where teachers work and a public administration program for city of Tempe employees.

Editor’s Picks

NAU’s unique study abroad program wins international award
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Patient with autism spectrum disorder NAU researcher discovers key to fighting autism may lie not in the mind, but in the gut
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
NAU student-athletes and Louie the Lumberjack join Flagstaff area elementary school students at an assembly. Lumberjack love: NAU student-athletes work with area elementary school children
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program