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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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Scott Halle holds up donated NAU shirt Thanks, NAU: More than 1500 items donated in this year’s clothing drive
Today wrapped up the annual Classified Staff Advisory Council winter clothing drive, and organizers were thrilled with the turnout.
NAU logo NARBHA Institute endows NAU professorship in behavioral health, criminal justice
This position will bring expertise that aligns behavioral health and justice efforts with a focus on care for the poor and vulnerable members of the region.
candle lit dinner NAU School of Music Holiday Dinner serves up food and music
The Annual Holiday Dinner, which will feature a three course meal and continuous music performances, has seatings in late November and early December.
Studying abroad in Italy NAU makes its debut on top 20 list for students studying abroad
The list, on which NAU is No. 17, looks at the number of students who go abroad for a yearlong educational program.
Neuroscience of Compassion NAU’s Neuroscience of Compassion undergraduate program boosts research careers
The program is funded by an NSF grant and is intended to provide research experience to students who don't have such opportunities at their universities.
pine needle basket weaving Finding family: Elder Cultural Advisors program offers education, support to Native American students at NAU
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, NAU looks at this unusual program, which aims to help Native American students succeed in college and beyond.

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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