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NAU teams up with Phoenix Suns to present ‘Finding Your Significance’

Phoenix Suns CIO Steve Reese is speaking at NAU next week to discuss how to balance work, play and a passion for helping others. Continue reading

In the Student Spotlight: March 30, 2018

Kudos to these students 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. Seniors Paige Wiley and Thuy Tran recently presented a research poster at the annual Arizona Psi … Continue reading

In the Spotlight: March 2, 2018

Kudos to these faculty and staff 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. Former visiting scholar Wenbin Dai, W. A. Franke College of Business and School … Continue reading

In the Alumni Spotlight: March 2, 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. Dwight Patterson Award recipient Larry Mullins, class of 1979, recently became founder and president … Continue reading

In the Spotlight: Feb. 23, 2018

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

NAU business professor Yordy appointed to federal civil rights committee

Business professor Eric D. Yordy will serve a four-year term on the Arizona State Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Continue reading

Building bridges: Community outreach is mainstay of Fox’s 34-year NAU career

Wayne Fox’s best moment at Northern Arizona University had to be culled from more than 30 years, so it took some time. When he settled on one, he started—and ended—the story with a laugh. “One of my proudest moments was … Continue reading

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Summer seminar series is heating up campus

NAU summer seminar series returns with a diverse lineup. Continue reading

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NAU’s business college in top 10 ‘Best for Vets’

For the third year in a row, the W.A. Franke College of Business ranked top 10 in the ‘Best for Vets: Business Schools’. Continue reading

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NAU hosts first tribal economic outlook conference

Details of tourism and tribal economic impact to be presented. 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.