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In the Spotlight: April 20, 2018

Kudos to these faculty, staff and programs Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Inside@nau.edu, or use our online submission form. Lynda Ransdell, dean of the College of Health and Human Services, recently … Continue reading

Jazz greats come to NAU for workshops, performances

Jazz great Lucas Pino and jazz band No Net Nonet will work and perform with NAU School of Music students during their upcoming visit to NAU Continue reading

Cellist Matt Haimovitz

Horizon Concert Series presents cellist Matt Haimovitz in ‘Bach Listening Room’

Haimovitz, who made his debut at age 13 as a soloist with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic, is a widely traveled recitalist, concerto soloist and recording artist. Continue reading

2018 NAU Chamber Orchestra

NAU Chamber Orchestra performs ‘Spring Classics’ concert on Sunday

The concert will include Haydn’s “Farewell,” Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis” and Ponce’s “Concerto del Sur” featuring guitar soloist Andrew Manka. Continue reading

NAU Wind Symphony plays

This weekend NAU choirs perform winter concert, wind symphony welcomes spring

On March 2, the Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony will perform its spring concert, "Stravinsky and Friends" featuring two School of Music faculty members. Continue reading

In the Student Spotlight: Feb. 15, 2018

Kudos to these students  Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to Inside@nau.edu, or use our online submission form. Voice students from the Northern Arizona University School of Music performed at the Arizona District National … Continue reading

James Leve

Professor tuned in to disability in musical theater

The study of disability in musical theater is a growing subfield of disability studies. Continue reading

Jonathan Bergeron and John Masserini

Unlikely duo hits musical high note with partnership

NAU School of Music's Jonathan Bergeron and John Masserini are on a quest to show the musical world that a saxophone and clarinet pairing is not only a viable—but a successful chamber music option. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Michael Horn President’s Distinguished Speaker Series continues with education innovator
Michael Horn, an expert on disruptive innovation, online learning, blended learning and competency-based learning, will speak about transforming the education system to be more student-centered.
Bill Franke Celebrating a decade of impact: How one family changed the lives of 29,504 NAU students
Eric Hughes, a Franke Scholar, didn't think his college experience would include traveling abroad for the first time, earning a prestigious internship and meeting Warren Buffett—but it did, thanks to Bill and Carolyn Franke and the business college that dawns their name.
‘A very powerful, poignant and poetic impulse:’ NAU, Flagstaff communities invited to fifth annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week (VIDEO)
The weeklong series of events will educate, entertain and introduce participants to the complex history and culture of hip hop music.
Beulah overnight road closures ADOT announces overnight road closures on Beulah near south end of NAU campus
Both north- and southbound lanes on Beulah will be closed overnight next week, though on different nights. Use I-17 as a detour.
NAU Service Professional Advisory Council hosts cleanup
Recycle and trash bags and grabbers will be provided to participants. Families, children and pets on leashes are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves and water.
Jazz greats come to NAU for workshops, performances
Jazz great Lucas Pino and jazz band No Net Nonet will work and perform with NAU School of Music students during their upcoming visit to NAU

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.