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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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Compromise, optimism rise among lukewarm outlooks at economic conference

NAU's role in region extends far beyond being an economic driver. Continue reading

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Former presidential advisor Gene Sperling to headline Economic Outlook Conference

Experts to offer their views of international, national, state and local economies. Continue reading

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Solar competition demonstrates how engineering and business mix

Students bridge communication gap to propose a marketable product. Continue reading

Robert Reich adds value to view that middle class can share in economic growth

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor cites more investment in higher education as key for wage growth. Continue reading

New MBA program caters to hospitality professionals

New MBA program delivers a flexible educational experience for hospitality managers. Continue reading

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Scott Halle holds up donated NAU shirt Thanks, NAU: More than 1500 items donated in this year’s clothing drive
Today wrapped up the annual Classified Staff Advisory Council winter clothing drive, and organizers were thrilled with the turnout.
NAU logo NARBHA Institute endows NAU professorship in behavioral health, criminal justice
This position will bring expertise that aligns behavioral health and justice efforts with a focus on care for the poor and vulnerable members of the region.
candle lit dinner NAU School of Music Holiday Dinner serves up food and music
The Annual Holiday Dinner, which will feature a three course meal and continuous music performances, has seatings in late November and early December.
Studying abroad in Italy NAU makes its debut on top 20 list for students studying abroad
The list, on which NAU is No. 17, looks at the number of students who go abroad for a yearlong educational program.
Neuroscience of Compassion NAU’s Neuroscience of Compassion undergraduate program boosts research careers
The program is funded by an NSF grant and is intended to provide research experience to students who don't have such opportunities at their universities.
pine needle basket weaving Finding family: Elder Cultural Advisors program offers education, support to Native American students at NAU
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, NAU looks at this unusual program, which aims to help Native American students succeed in college and beyond.

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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