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
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- NAU track and field athletes Brooke Andersen, Matt Baxter and Ashley Taylor earned Big Sky Conference Athlete of the Week honors. At meets last weekend, Andersen rose to No. 2 in the nation in the hammer throw, Baxter ran the fastest men’s 5000-meter race in the meet’s history and Taylor, in her outdoor track debut, ran the second-fastest… Read more
Have questions about “Computational Insights into the Molecular World of an Antimicrobial Agent” but not sure reading a scientific paper will clear it up? Instead, put a 3-minute timer on a graduate student’s presentation, a panel of judges in front of the student and a “People’s Choice” ballot in the hands of audience members, and students are not only racing against the clock to woo the judges, but they’re also trying to captivate their non-researcher audience—and the presentations become… Read more
Maribeth Watwood, chair of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona University, has accepted an appointment as dean of the Graduate College, Provost Laura Huenneke announced today.
Watwood will begin her new role Dec. 29, filling the vacancy created when then-dean Ramona Mellott moved to become dean of the College of Education.
After earning tenure and then promotion to professor during 12 years on the faculty at Idaho State University, Watwood joined NAU in 2003. She has served as department chair in Biological… Read more