Oct. 17, 2019Each year, Homecoming is dedicated to a Northern Arizona University staff or faculty member who has shown their Lumberjack pride through exceptional service to the … Read more about Celebrate excellence at NAU’s annual Homecoming Dedicatee Banquet
By Katrina Miller
The Udall Foundation has awarded Northern Arizona University student Danielle Curley the prestigious Udall scholarship. This is the second year in a row an NAU student has been awarded this scholarship.
Curley is one of 50 recipients chosen from more than 400 applicants. Udall scholarships are awarded to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service and a career commitment to issues related to the environment or Native American nations. As a 2018 Udall scholar, Curley… Read more
A partnership between Northern Arizona University and the Navajo Nation provides both help for area families and opportunities for college students to get hands-on experience working with families and children.
The Growing in Beauty Partnership Program (GIBPP), part of the Institute for Human Development (IHD) works with the Navajo Nation’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services to support early intervention services for families of children up to 3 years old who are suspected to have a disability.
GIBPP… Read more
Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the Page Higher Education Center at a ceremony April 27 in Page.
The center will provide higher education to students throughout northern Arizona who can enter degree programs and earn technical certificates. This will further develop a skilled and diverse workforce and a robust economy in northern Arizona.
This partnership is part of NAU’s outreach to ensure students succeed in their educational journey and is in collaboration with Navajo… Read more
Arizona’s environmental and employment outlooks both received a boost this week with Northern Arizona University’s announcement of a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.
With the funding, NAU’s Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals will train 36 students for jobs related to cleaning up abandoned uranium mines. The university is targeting unemployed residents of the Navajo Nation, particularly those living in communities impacted by uranium mining.
“Contributing to environmental workforce development is an important way for NAU to fulfill its mission… Read more