April 19, 2019President Rita Cheng discussed the progress she’s seen in the last five years and how the strategic plan is helping to move Northern Arizona University forward at … Read more about President Cheng discusses five years of outreach, accomplishments and student success in Campus Forum
A $1.5 million, three-year grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, announced today by Northern Arizona University, will support expansion of the physician assistant program at NAU’s Phoenix Biomedical Campus.
NAU operates physician assistant studies, physical therapy and occupational therapy programs at the downtown Phoenix campus in collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine–Phoenix.
A portion of the funding will directly benefit the 24-month physician assistant master’s program. The program launched in fall 2012 with 25 students who study… Read more
Devising a way to see something that has yet to be seen takes big ideas, teamwork and the support of those who understand the value of a calculated risk.
That confluence of forces has delivered a $1 million award from the W. M. Keck Foundation to a transdisciplinary research team at Northern Arizona University, which aims to transform current understanding about muscle contraction.
Led by Regents’ Professor Kiisa Nishikawa, a biologist, the group has been working for six years to… Read more
Rita Cheng’s recent speech delivered to a standing room only crowd left little room for doubt about the kind of president she will be for Northern Arizona University.
“I have always believed I have a responsibility to help others through service,” she said. “I firmly believe we have an obligation to give back, and I try to live by that value.”
Cheng… Read more
Ernest Calderón called the moment “surreal,” yet he was in the midst of being celebrated and acknowledged because of his tangible impact on Northern Arizona University.
Praise and gratitude rose from a packed courtyard on campus Friday afternoon as the NAU alumnus and president… Read more
With new jobs in health care being a bright spot in Arizona’s employment future, a major investment in the Phoenix Biomedical Campus of Northern Arizona University comes at an ideal time.
A $1 million gift from the Del E. Webb Foundation will allow NAU to build out more than 45,000 square feet of a modern health education facility where graduate programs in physician assistant studies, physical therapy and occupational therapy are flourishing and planning to expand.
“This generous investment gives NAU… Read more
A big step forward in the accreditation process means Northern Arizona University’s new occupational therapy program at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus will begin admitting its first cohort of students for the fall 2014 semester.
The 33-month doctoral program is sending out its first acceptance letters for an initial class of 24 students after having received nearly 100 applications. Occupational therapists assist children with disabilities, work with patients recovering from injuries and provide skills for older people experiencing physical or… Read more