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In the Spotlight: March 30, 2018

Kudos to these staff and faculty  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. Journalism professor Martin D. Sommerness and communication and journalism instructor Alexa S. DuMity presented … Continue reading

President Rita Chang and COE faculty cut the ribbon to the new classroom

NAU College of Education unveils new technology-enhanced classroom

Northern Arizona University's College of Education opened a new technology-enhanced classroom on Wednesday in the Eastburn Education building. The unveiling came on the heels of the college's CAEP accreditation, the only one in Arizona. Continue reading

NAU focus on student success

NAU part of national program to improve, share formula for student success

Northern Arizona University has been selected to be part of Frontier Set, an innovative new program to increase student success at universities nationwide. Continue reading

Arizona Board of Regents logo

Cheng highlights successful community collaboration at ABOR meeting

Collaboration and student success were focal points at the summer Arizona Board of Regents meeting in Flagstaff last week. Continue reading

Dr. Bertrand Cambrou

NAU professor becomes an invention ambassador

American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Lemelson Foundation named Dr. Bertrand Cambou as an invention ambassador. Continue reading

students fill the Pedway in spring

Record spring enrollment boosted by diversity

A wide range of support services contributes to retention of incoming students. Continue reading

Dr Rita Cheng

Reminder: President Cheng to host campus forum Feb. 16

The State of the University forum is scheduled from 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the High Country Conference Center. Continue reading

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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

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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.