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Employee Development Day, Pathway to Excellence: Develop U

‘Develop U’ at NAU’s annual Employee Development Day

Develop your skills both in and out of the office with more than 40 personal and professional development topics at NAU's annual Employee Development Day. Registration is now open! Continue reading

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Dive deep into budgeting, expense management and finances with NAU personnel training

The session will provide instruction in monitoring financial statements, completing monthly reviews and reconciliations of revenues and expenses, transferring expenses, budgeting and processing non-travel reimbursements. Continue reading

Lumberjack Technology Center to hold faculty, staff technology sale

On April 13, Northern Arizona University faculty and staff will have the opportunity to trade in their current Mac computer or iPad and purchase new products at the Apple Computer Faculty & Staff sale. Continue reading

NAU seeking nominations for President’s Achievement Award

NAU employees are encouraged to nominate employees who employee's whose performance exceeds expectations for the President's Achievement Award. Continue reading

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Longtime NAU employees recognized for years of service

Nearly 150 Northern Arizona University faculty and staff members recently were honored for their many years of service to the university. Given in five-year increments, the award recognizes longtime employees who have worked for NAU at least 15 years. Those … Continue reading

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New faculty ombudsman appointed

Gene Moan selected as faculty ombudsman. Continue reading

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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.
Sarah Haffly Graduate Sarah Haffly: Breaking the cycle of drug abuse and dysfunction motivated grad student to become her family’s success story
Haffly, whose childhood included drug-addicted parents, poverty and even a brief period of homelessness, is earning her MBA before starting a job at accounting firm PwC.
Kynan Kawai Graduate Kynan Kawai: How struggling through college 3,000 miles from home helped him find his cultural identity
Like many college students, Hawaiian native Kawai was forced to work two, sometimes three jobs to be able to afford tuition, rent and life's necessities. He was homesick, lost motivation and fell behind in school, then he found the HAPA Hawaiian Club.

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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.