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NAU faculty complete ACUE’s nationally accredited program in effective teaching

Thirty-nine NAU faculty members have completed a certificate in effective college instruction from the Association of College and University Educators to further enhance their teaching skills. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: May 4, 2018

Kudos to these staff, faculty and programs Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Inside@nau.edu, or use our online submission form. Anthropology professor Melissa Liebert co-authored a paper entitled “Tradeoffs between immune function and childhood … Continue reading

Frederick W. Gooding Jr. gestures while speaking in front of a seated crowd

Summer seminar series is heating up campus

NAU summer seminar series returns with a diverse lineup. Continue reading

To Kill a Mockingbird performance

NAU Theater performs treasured ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

NAU students perform 'To Kill a Mockingbird' this month. Continue reading

Walmart owns the Crystal Bridges Museum

See how society affects life at NAU Humanities in Action showcase 

Faculty and student projects show how humanities relate to everyday life. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

American Legion hosts Memorial Day weekend events for Flagstaff, NAU communities
The American Legion Mark A Moore Post 3 in Flagstaff is looking for volunteers to place flags at veterans' graves over Memorial Day weekend to honor fallen heroes.
Stephen Dunn conducting Sounds of the summer: NAU trumpet professor talks about his love of jazz
Stephen Dunn's love of jazz started in junior high school when he joined a jazz band. He still loves the genre's improvisational techniques.
Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session NAU hosts representatives of Arizona’s Native nation, First Nations from Canada for executive training
More than 60 directors and managers representing Native nations in Arizona and First Nations in Canada participated in a Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session at NAU.
Snorkeling Share your #NAUsummer adventures
Whether you’re taking in the quiet of campus, working on a new project, checking off a bucket list item or exploring our great state and beyond—we want to see it!
Illustration of boreal forest NAU scientists publish first estimate of carbon emissions from 2014 mega-fires in Canada’s boreal forests
Xanthe Walker, Michelle Mack and Ted Schuur of Ecoss collaborated with Scott Goetz from SICCS for the study, which quantifies how much carbon a boreal forest fire can release.

Editor’s Picks

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.