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Romy Ghanem holds her award next to Diane Stearns, left, and Vice President for Research Bill Grabe

Outstanding NAU researchers and scholars honored

Northern Arizona University researchers were honored during the 2016 Research and Creative Activity Awards last month. Continue reading

NSF grant advances career and educational pathways in geospatial technology

A $448,000 grant will support career and educational pathways in the growing field of geospatial technology. Continue reading

President John Haeger

Haeger highlights ‘massive transformation’ during technology panel

Speakers reinforce that change is real and here to stay. Continue reading

John Haeger

Uncertainty rules but core missions remain

Haeger: Universities must become curators of digital learning environments. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Learning transcends teaching in tech transformation

Huenneke: Outcomes and assessment overshadowing teaching methods. Continue reading

University Leadership Program Class of 2012-13

Seeking future stewards: Leadership program opens for fall

Faculty and staff can apply for the third class of NAU’s Leadership Program, sure to transform how participants view the university and higher education. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Conference offers pause to consider rapid changes in technology

Huenneke: SILT conference to focus on technology's impact on education. Continue reading

John Haeger

A big-picture moment

Haeger: Today more than ever, the foundational transformation of higher education is taking place before our eyes, and technology is the driving force. Continue reading

educational technology in the classroom

Haeger sees prominent place for NAU in reshaped education landscape

Technology is well on its way to transforming the educational world, said NAU President John Haeger in a recent forum. Continue reading

John Haeger

Change: No longer an option

Haeger: Transformational change is upon us and higher education must adapt quickly. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Adobe Creative Cloud logo NAU ITS announces new Adobe contract, offers faculty and staff affordable applications
The $85 license is valid for one user for up to one year for two machines—one of which could be a home or personal computer.
NAU’s Student Technology Center moving to Cline Library
The relocated STC will be one of the many technology support options offered at Cline Library.
Winkler poses in her National Park Service employee uniform Graduate Cindy Winkler: How one student’s impossible dream came true, four decades later
Cindy Winkler is many things—mother, divorcee, National Park Service employee, grandmother, widow—and at the age of 71, she can finally add “college graduate” to her growing list.
Santa’s Sleigh fund helps NAU employees in need
As end of year giving nears, consider donating to fellow employees in need.
MIke Taylor Graduate Mike Taylor: With NAU degree No. 3 done, Lumberjack looking at ways to benefit university
Mike Taylor, a Cline Library employee, is earning his master's degree in computer science after a love for technology drew him to a different aspect of education.
Mike Marlow and President Cheng Mike Marlow joins NAU as Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
Marlow, who is a deputy athletics director at Washington State University, rose to the top of a field of strong applicants. He will begin work in January.

Editor’s Picks

NAU’s unique study abroad program wins international award
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Patient with autism spectrum disorder NAU researcher discovers key to fighting autism may lie not in the mind, but in the gut
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
NAU student-athletes and Louie the Lumberjack join Flagstaff area elementary school students at an assembly. Lumberjack love: NAU student-athletes work with area elementary school children
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program