July 16, 2019Insulin, a medication used to treat diabetes, is temperature-sensitive and has a short shelf life. It can be stored unopened for up to a year, but once opened, it … Read more about Study on extending insulin’s shelf life may have dramatic implications for health care—on Earth and in space
With the launch of Personalized Learning, what students already know will count for something, and what they learn on the way to a college degree will come at a lower cost in time and money.
Northern Arizona University announced that its pioneering online program is now accepting students, after receiving approval from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The path opened to degrees in computer information technology, liberal arts and small business administration… 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
Northern Arizona University’s 2013-14 tuition and fee proposal was unanimously approved by the Arizona Board of Regents at its regular meeting Thursday in Tucson.
The regents also OK’d tuition and fees and residence hall and meal rates for all three state universities.
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
While keeping tuition costs stable for undergraduate students currently on the eight-semester Pledge program, Northern Arizona University is requesting an increase of 5 percent for new resident undergraduate students at its Flagstaff campus, beginning in fall 2013.
“Once again we are able to avoid any tuition increase whatsoever for those students who are in their first four years of the Pledge program,” said NAU President John Haeger.
An overwhelming majority of current students who entered NAU via the Pledge program—which… Read more
By John D. Haeger, President
Recent discussions about tech-inspired disruptions to traditional higher education have prompted me to consider what motivates students to pursue a university education in what is increasingly regarded as the old-fashioned way: on campus.
I’d like to think that all the motivations are well-intended and based on sound information—that these students seek to improve their prospects for achieving fulfilling careers and lives as active citizens, and that they think attending a… Read more