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Regents told of NAU budget challenges, high performance and partnership success

Cheng: NAU agile enough to pivot toward opportunity, overcome obstacles. Continue reading

Maribeth Watwood

Maribeth Watwood to become dean of NAU Graduate College

Current chair of Biological Sciences will begin role as dean December 29. Continue reading

Cindy Banks

Cyndi Banks becomes University College dean

Banks has played a key role at University College since it began in 2012. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Being driven on the road to balance

Huenneke: The passions and priorities of academia can put balance to the test. 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

Karen Pugliesi

SBS dean search concludes with selection of Karen Pugliesi

Longtime NAU faculty member, administrator begins her appointment July 1. Continue reading

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Blended learning expansion transforms classrooms, opens student horizons

Approach gives flexibility to faculty, puts focus on student responsibility. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Giving students a chance to take the initiative

Huenneke: Placing students in the right internship or capstone setting is the key. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Students, faculty win in digital environments

Huenneke: Gaming, blended courses shift learning opportunities. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Being inventive to make real connections

Huenneke: Students respond to scholarly approaches that use pop culture. Continue reading

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Colorado River in the Grand Canyon NAU research suggests climate change likely to cause significant shift in Grand Canyon vegetation
Decreases in river flows and frequency of flooding with future climate warming will likely shift vegetation along the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon to species with more drought-tolerant traits.
Graduate student Ellie Broadman takes samples on a glacier Outside the lab: NAU field researchers provide school teachers hands-on education
In an effort to improve and enliven science education, NAU researchers will host K-12 teachers at research sites in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of Alaska this summer.
Undergraduate Research Symposium Community invited to NAU’s Undergraduate Research Symposium
The symposium allows students from various disciplines to showcase their achievements in research, creativity, service learning and collaborative projects.
2017 Gold Axe winners NAU honors President’s Prize winners, Gold Axe recipients, Distinguished Scholars
Northern Arizona University announced its Gold Axe winners and Distinguished Seniors at an awards banquet at the High Country Conference C
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Faculty and staff can take Data Navigation Overview Training to learn how to better access Institutional Research and Analysis.
NAU logo REMINDER: NAU’s Steering Committee seeking feedback for reaccreditation
NAU’s Steering Committee for reaccreditation invites the campus community to read the Draft Assurance Argument and provide feedback by May 1, 2017.

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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