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Freshman students in class at NAU

NAU joins national effort to transform the first-year experience

National initiative to help first-year students thrive taps NAU as one of 44 collegiate participants. Continue reading

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Cyndi Banks becomes University College dean

Banks has played a key role at University College since it began in 2012. Continue reading

Myanmar parliament building

NAU included in Myanmar higher education initiative

Northern Arizona University joins eight other U.S. colleges and universities participating in the 2012 Myanmar initiative of the International Academic Partnership Program. Continue reading

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President Cheng speaks at 2018 spring campus forum President Cheng highlights ways NAU is nationally recognized and locally vital during Campus Forum
The president emphasized the importance of NAU's research and development and focus on student success in contributing to new knowledge and the Arizona economy.
CSAC employee mixer flier CSAC at NAU holding annual employee appreciation mixer
The mixer is open to all classified staff and will include refreshments, informational tables, prizes and networking opportunities.
ASNAU seeks unsung hero nominations for Louie Awards
Nominations can be submitted online and are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 16. ASNAU will announce the winners at the Louie Awards celebration on April 9.
Female NAU student working in chemistry lab Mind the gender gap: NAU researcher on team studying women’s experiences in STEM doctoral programs
Melissa Rivers is a co-author on a study that followed 28 women through their doctoral research and the challenges they experienced as scientists and as women.

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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.