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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

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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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Michael Horn 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.
Bill Franke Celebrating a decade of impact: How one family changed the lives of 29,504 NAU students
Eric Hughes, a Franke Scholar, didn't think his college experience would include traveling abroad for the first time, earning a prestigious internship and meeting Warren Buffett—but it did, thanks to Bill and Carolyn Franke and the business college that dawns their name.
‘A very powerful, poignant and poetic impulse:’ NAU, Flagstaff communities invited to fifth annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week (VIDEO)
The weeklong series of events will educate, entertain and introduce participants to the complex history and culture of hip hop music.
Beulah overnight road closures ADOT announces overnight road closures on Beulah near south end of NAU campus
Both north- and southbound lanes on Beulah will be closed overnight next week, though on different nights. Use I-17 as a detour.
NAU Service Professional Advisory Council hosts cleanup
Recycle and trash bags and grabbers will be provided to participants. Families, children and pets on leashes are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves and water.
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

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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.