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
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Building on established academic and research ties, Northern Arizona University joins eight other U.S. colleges and universities participating in the 2012 Myanmar initiative of the International Academic Partnership Program.
The program, an initiative of the Institute of International Education, aims at rebuilding higher education capacity in the country, beginning with strategic planning and the development of institutional partnerships.
“We were recognized for the multiple ways that global education has been infused into the NAU campus,” said Mandy Hansen, director of International… Read more
By Lisa Campos, vice president for Intercollegiate Athletics
If you’ve had your eyes on NAU athletics for a while, you could see this one coming.
The renewed enthusiasm and commitment of NAU athletics staff, student athletes and fans should be no surprise to anyone. After all, the formula was pretty simple: set high standards, commit the proper resources and work hard.
Simple, but not easy. A lot of people have contributed to the “work hard” category. From President… Read more
By John D. Haeger, President
When the conversation turns to transformational change in higher education, the message is clear.
It’s the reception, apparently, that is posing some issues.
The message, put simply, is that change is upon us and higher education had better adapt quickly. Not surprisingly, the topic occupied a prominent space on the agenda last month at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities annual meeting.
I was among four other college and university presidents… Read more
While one long career comes to a close as a top adviser to President John Haeger at Northern Arizona University, another enters a new phase by filling that leadership role.
MJ McMahon, executive vice president and chief of staff at NAU for the past 10 years, will leave her position at the end of June 2013 and fully… Read more
NAU’s Information Technology Services department is inviting all students, faculty and staff to join them for a live webcast of the annual Educause conference taking place Nov. 7-9 in Denver.
ITS will host the webcast in Screening Room A in Cline Library, which will open at 7:30 a.m. with conference sessions scheduled from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 7 and 8, and from 8 to 11:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9.
A complete list of webcast sessions may… Read more
With the perspective of a scientist trained in acupuncture, Alison Adams is well positioned to explain why placebos may be misunderstood—and why they should be understood in the first place.
“The placebo is a very powerful tool and the vast majority of people know absolutely nothing about… Read more