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Super-size your memory during summer session

Learn powerful study strategies as well as techniques to handle everyday memory challenges this summer, starting June 6. Continue reading

Freshman students in class at NAU

NAU joins national effort to transform the first-year experience

National initiative to help first-year students thrive taps NAU as one of 44 collegiate participants. Continue reading

Cindy Banks

Cyndi Banks becomes University College dean

Banks has played a key role at University College since it began in 2012. Continue reading

Karen Pugliesi

SBS dean search concludes with selection of Karen Pugliesi

Longtime NAU faculty member, administrator begins her appointment July 1. Continue reading

President John Haeger

President’s Forum: NAU succeeding at business of student success

Pairing of business plan with academic strategies puts NAU on solid foundation. Continue reading


Welcoming change—and what stays the same

Haeger: NAU experience underlies return to campus. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

University College focuses resources on student success

Huenneke: Undergraduate education benefits from comprehensive approach. Continue reading

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Program seeks new crop of student success coaches

Coaches help students make transition to NAU. Continue reading

Laura Huenneke

Open house shines light on work toward student success

Huenneke: University invests in student success. Continue reading

University College

University College invites campus to open house

The campus community is invited to an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Bury Hall. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

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.
Nominate an NAU Leader in sustainability by March 23
Nominate an NAU Leader in Sustainability by March 23! Each year, the Northern Arizona University Environmental Caucus awards outstanding efforts of students, faculty, staff and community members for their work on green initiatives.

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.