NAU news

Blog Archives

President Rita Chang and COE faculty cut the ribbon to the new classroom

NAU College of Education unveils new technology-enhanced classroom

Northern Arizona University's College of Education opened a new technology-enhanced classroom on Wednesday in the Eastburn Education building. The unveiling came on the heels of the college's CAEP accreditation, the only one in Arizona. Continue reading

Project STRIDE cohort

Striding for progress: Members of NAU’s first Project STRIDE cohort graduate

The graduates earned master's degrees in early childhood special education. Project STRIDE aims to prepare teachers in rural areas with best practices. Continue reading

Rodel Exemplary Teacher image

Six NAU alumnae chosen as Rodel Exemplary Teachers

More than half of this year's exemplary teacher finalists earned degrees from NAU. Continue reading

Office of the Governor Arizona Gear Up Week

Governor Brewer proclaims Arizona GEAR UP Week

Gov. Jan Brewer has declared the week of Sept. 22-26 as Arizona GEAR UP Week in the state. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

President Cheng speaks at 2018 spring campus forum President Cheng highlights ways NAU is nationally recognized and locally vital during Campus Forum
The president emphasized the importance of NAU's research and development and focus on student success in contributing to new knowledge and the Arizona economy.
CSAC employee mixer flier CSAC at NAU holding annual employee appreciation mixer
The mixer is open to all classified staff and will include refreshments, informational tables, prizes and networking opportunities.
ASNAU seeks unsung hero nominations for Louie Awards
Nominations can be submitted online and are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 16. ASNAU will announce the winners at the Louie Awards celebration on April 9.
Female NAU student working in chemistry lab Mind the gender gap: NAU researcher on team studying women’s experiences in STEM doctoral programs
Melissa Rivers is a co-author on a study that followed 28 women through their doctoral research and the challenges they experienced as scientists and as women.

Editor’s Picks

Underneath the lion: Celebrate the Lunar New Year at NAU with traditional lion dance performances
NAU senior Colleen McDowell struggled with high-functioning autism and depression, then she enrolled in PES100, a Chinese Martial Arts course, and became a lion dancer. Enjoy several performances at NAU and throughout town on Feb. 16 to ring in the year of the dog.
growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.