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Last month, leading NAU researchers and scholars were honored for their exemplary work over the past year during the 2016 Research and Creative Activity Awards.
Each academic department nominated up to one eligible individual/work for each of the award categories. Nominations were made through department chairs and directors.
Awardees of each category received a $1,500 discretionary fund which can be used for any purpose allowable under university policy.
Northern Arizona University has been awarded a $448,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support career and educational pathways in geospatial technology.
Through the Geospatial Connections Promoting Advancement to Careers and Higher Education, or GEOCACHE, project, NAU will partner with Mesa Community College to integrate GST and project-based learning in new and existing courses, increase awareness of and training for GST-related careers through internships, outreach and industry involvement, and provide sustained professional development in GST skills for high… Read more
In a panel discussion based on commonly asked questions about technology in higher education, Northern Arizona University President John Haeger offered at least one definitive answer.
“As a large public institution, NAU will see massive and fundamental transformation,” Haeger said.
Haeger was one of four speakers on a panel Monday at the Association of Governing Boards national conference in San Francisco. Under the title “How is Technology (Finally) Changing Everything? (It Is, Isn’t It?),” the panelists offered varying perspectives on… Read more
A recent conversation among academic and corporate thought leaders emphasized the traits required for survival in higher education today: flexibility, adaptability and resilience.
Was it a discussion about students or institutions?
Students, the contemporary thinking goes, must become lifelong learners. They will shift jobs and careers, constantly pivoting to face new demands… Read more
by Laura Huenneke, Provost
This past Monday, the Arizona Board of Regents hosted a workshop on the transformative impacts of technology on higher education. The university presidents organized panels of presenters from across the country, highlighting opportunities as well as challenges.
Lots of thoughts emerged, but first message to highlight is this: We are now in a world that focuses more on learning and the student than on our teaching activities.