In November 2017, a team of scientists pointed NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope toward a comet-like object known as ’Oumuamua—the first interstellar body ever found in our solar … Read more about NASA telescope’s ‘non-detection’ of first interstellar object in solar system leads NAU team to conclusions about mystery object’s size, reflectivity
By Danielle Donaldson, assistant director, Undergraduate
Admissions and Orientation
As an employee in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation, encouraging students to consider higher education is my job. When it came time to pursue a master’s degree, it was a no-brainer, and with NAU’s Educational Aid Registration Permit, the choice could not have been easier.
Through a policy governed by the Arizona Board of Regents, NAU employees save thousands… Read more
Jasmin Carrillo is a native Californian at heart, but she adopted Northern Arizona University as her home the first time she set foot on campus.
She fell in love with the campus during a visit her sister had scheduled while touring multiple universities. Carrillo will graduate Friday from NAU with two bachelor’s degrees: one in speech language sciences and technology and a second in Spanish.
Carrillo’s future career path will mirror her student activities—involvement in the community, a desire to… Read more
The weeks leading up to commencement are a busy but wonderful time of year. My calendar has been filled with award ceremonies, scholarship breakfasts, grand openings, celebratory banquets and luncheons. I’ve enjoyed connecting with faculty, staff, and students at these events, and visiting some of our diverse departments and facilities.
In particular, it’s been very useful to get back into some of the academic settings in which colleagues work, interact with students and carry out their research or creative work.… Read more
With a snowstorm predicted to arrive Thursday night, Northern Arizona University is changing its plans for Friday’s commencement in order to create a safer experience for graduates and their families.
Friday’s 9 a.m. ceremony now will move to 10 a.m., while the ceremonies scheduled for 1 and 5 p.m. are being combined into one ceremony at 3 p.m. Graduating students should plan to arrive at the Skydome no later than one hour prior to the start of their ceremony.
“Out of… Read more
A scientist and leader who furthers research and development in the public sector and an aviator who has soared to new heights in the U.S. Navy will be honored during Northern Arizona University’s Read more