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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session NAU hosts representatives of Arizona’s Native nation, First Nations from Canada for executive training
More than 60 directors and managers representing Native nations in Arizona and First Nations in Canada participated in a Tribal Leadership Initiative executive education session at NAU.
Snorkeling Share your #NAUsummer adventures
Whether you’re taking in the quiet of campus, working on a new project, checking off a bucket list item or exploring our great state and beyond—we want to see it!
Illustration of boreal forest NAU scientists publish first estimate of carbon emissions from 2014 mega-fires in Canada’s boreal forests
Xanthe Walker, Michelle Mack and Ted Schuur of Ecoss collaborated with Scott Goetz from SICCS for the study, which quantifies how much carbon a boreal forest fire can release.
Sarah Haffly Graduate Sarah Haffly: Breaking the cycle of drug abuse and dysfunction motivated grad student to become her family’s success story
Haffly, whose childhood included drug-addicted parents, poverty and even a brief period of homelessness, is earning her MBA before starting a job at accounting firm PwC.
Kynan Kawai Graduate Kynan Kawai: How struggling through college 3,000 miles from home helped him find his cultural identity
Like many college students, Hawaiian native Kawai was forced to work two, sometimes three jobs to be able to afford tuition, rent and life's necessities. He was homesick, lost motivation and fell behind in school, then he found the HAPA Hawaiian Club.

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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.