Sept. 19, 2019With September being Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, Northern Arizona University has been buzzing with conversations about mental health and wellness. The … Read more about Mental health on the mind: NAU kicks off Mental Health Symposium Series
Northern Arizona University
By Laura Huenneke, Provost and Vice President
for Academic Affairs
Welcome back, colleagues, and Happy New Year! I am always grateful that working in education gives us a tangible fresh start, the new semester a real beginning like that of the lengthening days.
In that spirit, I’m taking a step to increase my informal and face-to-face contact with you. I intend to have lunch (or at least a coffee break) every week or so at one of the eateries… Read more
Shorter lines and more open seats at mealtime are soon to become common sites at Northern Arizona University.
Only four years after a major renovation of the University Union, NAU is responding to a growing student population with a dining services project that will connect a new building to the Union and add 13,000 square feet of space.
Temporary fences are up and work has already begun on the $5 million project, which is being funded through a partnership of NAU… Read more
With a snowstorm predicted to arrive Thursday night, Northern Arizona University is changing its plans for Friday’s commencement in order to create a safer experience for graduates and their families.
Friday’s 9 a.m. ceremony now will move to 10 a.m., while the ceremonies scheduled for 1 and 5 p.m. are being combined into one ceremony at 3 p.m. Graduating students should plan to arrive at the Skydome no later than one hour prior to the start of their ceremony.
“Out of… Read more
Competition in the kitchen usually involves cooking prowess, but “back of house” staff at Northern Arizona University are trying to outdo one another in a much different category: reducing food waste.
The daily quest takes on a higher level of significance now that NAU has signed on… Read more
By John D. Haeger, President
Today more than ever, I believe that the foundational transformation of higher education is taking place before our eyes, and technology is the driving force.
Northern Arizona University must adapt to be successful and must innovate to be a leader.
From the fluidity of individual student learning styles to the foundations of the university business model, technology is well on its way to transforming the educational world, Northern Arizona University President John Haeger said Monday during his presentation at a public forum.
In the swirl of questions about the future of these changes, Haeger said, two of the biggest for NAU are what role it will play and what the university will look like in a vastly altered higher… Read more