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NAU students celebrate Native American Heritage Month

NAU celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Throughout the month of November, various activities are planned to commemorate the traditions and culture of indigenous people. Continue reading

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Another mark of excellence in hospitality on campus

For the sixth year in a row, NAU's High Country Conference Center receives Pinnacle Award. Continue reading

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NAU hosts first U.S. visit of major statistics conference

Attendees from 41 countries to visit Flagstaff for five-day conference held once every four years. Continue reading

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Exhibit full of spring ‘Color and Fusion’

A reception will be held for the local artists at the High Country Conference Center on Monday, March 10. Continue reading

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Panel of experts to discuss responses to near-Earth objects

Public and media invited to attend. Continue reading

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1899 shows how a campus venue can be a community restaurant

Changing public perception can grow the bottom line. Continue reading

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Pivot to smaller events brings big business to conference center

The High Country Conference Center at Northern Arizona University adapted its business model. 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.