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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

Eileen Mahoney

Retirement reception planned for Eileen Mahoney

Reception to be held in the Grand Canyon Room at the Union. Continue reading

Student and family at commencement

Educational Support Services recognized for remarkable strides in student success

Outreach to rural junior high and high schools is leading to greater success for Native American students. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

University College focuses resources on student success

Huenneke: Undergraduate education benefits from comprehensive approach. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Open house shines light on work toward student success

Huenneke: University invests in student success. Continue reading

Lee Irby, NAU alumna and sixth grade teacher recently selected as a 2013 Rodel Exemplary Teacher

Alumni shine as Rodel exemplary teachers

Half of the dozen teachers selected statewide as 2013 Rodel Exemplary Teachers are graduates of Northern Arizona University. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Sky Glow A night with NAU’s Harun Mehmedinovic: Free event celebrating Skyglow Project
On July 28, the public is invited to a viewing of time-lapse night photography and films from 8-10 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts.
Southern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys torridus) A wolf’s howl in miniature: NAU researchers discover mice speak similarly to humans
NAU assistant professor and lead author on the research Bret Pasch has studied the grasshopper mice, rodents known for their remarkably loud call, for more than three years.
You’ve been Axe’d! NAU students participate in cooking competition (VIDEO)
In honors of Culinarians Day on July 25, find out who won a student chef competition Campus Dining hosted earlier this year.
Paul Keim Valley Fever test, developed by NAU professor Paul Keim, submitted for FDA approval
The patented test will allow for same-day diagnosis of the fungus-caused illness prevalent in the Sonoran desert region of southern and central Arizona.
NAU's Science and Health Building NAU’s Science and Health building deemed Gold LEED certified
The recent certification brings the total number of LEED certified buildings on campus to 14.
Interested in becoming a mentor for first-generation college students?
The First Scholars program at Northern Arizona University is seeking faculty and staff who are interested in mentoring students for the 2017-18 academic year.

Editor’s Picks

NAU’s unique study abroad program wins international award
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Patient with autism spectrum disorder NAU researcher discovers key to fighting autism may lie not in the mind, but in the gut
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
NAU student-athletes and Louie the Lumberjack join Flagstaff area elementary school students at an assembly. Lumberjack love: NAU student-athletes work with area elementary school children
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program