Nov. 14, 2019Heart racing. Palms sweating.Northern Arizona University senior Britton Lee steps up to the podium and into the blinding spotlight. Dozens of eyes stare at … Read more about Road to the Regents’ Cup: Students represent Arizona universities by engaging in, promoting civil dialogue
President Rita Cheng
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- Journalism professor Martin D. Sommerness and communication and journalism instructor Alexa S. DuMity presented at the Spring Training Conference of the Western Association of Pre-Law Advisers in Phoenix. The pair presented “Advice for Advising—Looking Back From the Other Side of the Admissions Process.”
- School of Hotel and Restaurant Management professor Allen Reich recently worked with… Read more
On Wednesday, Northern Arizona University’s College of Education (COE) opened a new technology-enhanced classroom while celebrating the college’s national accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). COE faculty will begin integrating this technology into their curriculum for students to bring to their future classrooms.
The classroom features eight screens, five TVs, three projectors and five microphones linked through a state-of-the-art audio system specifically designed for the space. Made for a collaborative and active learning experience,… Read more
Northern Arizona University has been selected to be part of Frontier Set, an innovative new project designed to identify and close the opportunity gaps for college students by transforming how colleges and universities meet the needs of diverse student bodies.
The Frontier Set is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The institutions, which were selected in part because of their integration of evidence-based solutions and improvement in credentialing productivity, will focus their efforts in the next four years identifying… Read more
Northern Arizona University’s success is intrinsically aligned with the success of the communities we serve, President Rita Cheng told the Arizona Board of Regents last week during a meeting in Flagstaff.
“I use the term ‘community’ broadly, since community means so many things… Read more
The American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Lemelson Foundation have nominated Bertrand Cambou as an invention ambassador. Cambou is a professor of practice in NAU’s School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems.
Beginning this month, Cambou along with nine other invention ambassadors, will be tasked to influence and inform public policy, including but not limited to federal and university policies and highlight the importance of creating and inspiring talent.
Cambou joined NAU in August 2015 and has since authored… Read more
Northern Arizona University saw nearly 6 percent overall enrollment growth for spring, marking 10 consecutive years of record-setting enrollment. NAU also experienced a 12 percent increase in minority student enrollment.
NAU’s total spring student population is 27,106, up from 25,590 in the spring of 2015.
“We are thrilled to see increases in retention from fall to spring, and year to year growth,” said NAU President Rita Cheng. “The significant increase in diversity of the student body demonstrates our commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive environment.”