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Cheng highlights successful community collaboration at ABOR meeting

Collaboration and student success were focal points at the summer Arizona Board of Regents meeting in Flagstaff last week. Continue reading

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Northern Arizona University proposal protects tuition Pledge, streamlines fees

The proposal maintains the Pledge guaranteed tuition program, resulting in no tuition increase for 96 percent of continuing undergraduate students on the Flagstaff campus. Continue reading

TGen accepts the Regents' award

TGen, longtime NAU partner, earns higher education award from regents

NAU students gain practical research experience through lab partnership. Continue reading

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Student success captures focus at Arizona Board of Regents meeting at NAU

Leadership looks to organizational efficiency, technology options to serve students more effectively. Continue reading

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Regents told of NAU budget challenges, high performance and partnership success

Cheng: NAU agile enough to pivot toward opportunity, overcome obstacles. Continue reading

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Rita Cheng appointed next president of NAU

The Arizona Board of Regents unanimously approved Cheng as NAU's 16th president, who will begin her term Aug. 15. Continue reading

Rita Cheng

ABOR announces Rita Cheng as Northern Arizona University presidential finalist

After a six-month nationwide search, Rita Cheng, chancellor of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has been selected as the presidential finalist. Continue reading

Naming of Calderón Learning Community honors alumnus and staunch supporter

Building boom, Pledge Program are evidence of former regent's advocacy. Continue reading

Artist's rendering of the Center for Aquatics and Tennis

Regents approve NAU aquatic and tennis complex

The 120,000-square-foot building provides space for swimming, diving and men's and women's tennis teams, NCAA events and community activities. Continue reading

Regents to meet in Tempe

The Arizona Board of Regents will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting, with preliminary discussions on 2014-15 tuition and fees. Continue reading

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Sky Glow A night with NAU’s Harun Mehmedinovic: Free event celebrating Skyglow Project
On July 28, the public is invited to a viewing of time-lapse night photography and films from 8-10 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts.
Southern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys torridus) A wolf’s howl in miniature: NAU researchers discover mice speak similarly to humans
NAU assistant professor and lead author on the research Bret Pasch has studied the grasshopper mice, rodents known for their remarkably loud call, for more than three years.
You’ve been Axe’d! NAU students participate in cooking competition (VIDEO)
In honors of Culinarians Day on July 25, find out who won a student chef competition Campus Dining hosted earlier this year.
Paul Keim Valley Fever test, developed by NAU professor Paul Keim, submitted for FDA approval
The patented test will allow for same-day diagnosis of the fungus-caused illness prevalent in the Sonoran desert region of southern and central Arizona.
NAU's Science and Health Building NAU’s Science and Health building deemed Gold LEED certified
The recent certification brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 14.
Interested in becoming a mentor for first-generation college students?
The First Scholars program at Northern Arizona University is seeking faculty and staff who are interested in mentoring students for the 2017-18 academic year.

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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