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In the Spotlight: Feb. 23, 2018

Congratulations to these faculty and staff members for their outstanding achievements. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: Jan. 11, 2018

Kudos to these faculty and staff Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to, or use our online submission form. Top Master’s in Education ranked Northern Arizona University 15th on its list of … Continue reading

Live from NAU, it’s The Flagstaff Experience! Dutch students wrap up three-week video production course with live TV show

Every year students from a university in the Netherlands come to NAU for hands-on experience of planning, shooting and putting together a live TV show. Continue reading

In the Spotlight: June 1, 2017

Kudos to these faculty and staff Do you have a spotlight item to share with the NAU community? E-mail your announcements to, or use our online submission form. Bill Carter, an assistant professor of practice in the School of Communication, was … Continue reading

Oscar statuettes

Making Oscar picks? NAU film instructor opines on likely winners

NAU film instructor Paul Helford shared his picks for the 89th annual Academy Awards. Continue reading

Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop

Native American high school students gain hands-on media experience

High school students tell their story during the fifth annual Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop. Continue reading

Still shot from a rodeo documentary.

NAU offering new graduate program in documentary studies

Applications still being accepted for new master's program. Continue reading

Fictional worlds art by Toby Riley

Fictional worlds come to life in art exhibit

Students in the Fictional World Design class will display their works in the School of Communication Gallery. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Employee Development Day logo Got skills? Teach them at NAU’s Employee Development Day
Whether it's budgeting, pilates or PeopleSoft, HR is looking for employees who want to teach personal and professional skills at the annual Employee Development Day on May 23.
NAU logo NAU presents 2018-19 tuition proposal, maintains Pledge program
The interactive tuition hearing will be held in conjunction with the Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27.
Lauren L'Ecuyer NAU student Lauren L’Ecuyer appointed to Arizona Board of Regents
L'Ecuyer, who is the ASNAU president, will serve a two-year term on the board, representing student voices and issues.
Sofia Sweeney Public invited to NAU Graduate College’s 3 Minute Research Presentations
The Graduate College is helping graduate students engage average audiences in their research achievements with the 3 Minute Research Presentation competition.
Lumberjack Technology Center to hold faculty, staff technology sale
On April 13, Northern Arizona University faculty and staff will have the opportunity to trade in their current Mac computer or iPad and purchase new products at the Apple Computer Faculty & Staff sale.
Corina Kellner and Taylor Lambrigger in forensic science lab NAU student using anthropological methods to help ID unidentified human remains (VIDEO)
Taylor Lambrigger and associate professor Corina Kellner are hoping the isotope analysis they use to learn about ancient people can translate into information on unidentified victims today.

Editor’s Picks

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.