Scientists with the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research have received a four-year, $859,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to assess how cottonwood trees … Read more about NAU research team receives grant to study how trees adapt to insect damage and the changing environment
With a broad mission to support efforts to improve education, financial stability and health in the community, Northern Arizona University is establishing a student chapter of the United Way to create the next generation of philanthropic pioneers.
The organization was founded by NAU students Sarah van Rooy, Ella Rogers, Kayla Winters, Cristobal Macias, Mia Somenek and Danielle LeBlanc as part of the university’s non-profit certificate program which teaches students how to manage a non-profit organization. The leaders of the group have… Read more
Starting Feb. 23, Northern Arizona University’s Department of Theatre will present Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap,” one of the most popular murder mysteries and longest-running plays in theatre history.
“’The Mousetrap’ is a delightful murder mystery for all ages,” said professor and director Bob Yowell. “This play is a comedy/drama, and the characters are eccentric and enjoyable. The audience certainly will be guessing ‘who done it’.”
The production features eight student actors with 30 students working behind the scenes on the… Read more
Campus Recreation’s Mountain Jacks and Explorers Kids camp is accepting registration for children from Flagstaff and the surrounding community.
Enthusiastic camp leaders create engaging and non-traditional program opportunities ensured to enhance children’s summer activities.
The Mountain Jacks Kids Camp is open to all youth entering kindergarten through fifth grade. Each day, campers will be led through various activities to keep them active, engaged and enjoying their experience. The camp includes FitKids group fitness classes led by certified instructors, aquatics programming and… Read more
Internships are not only beneficial for students, but many employers see the value in hiring fresh talent, eager for practical, skill-building experience and professional guidance.
Northern Arizona University helps provide students with a plethora of internship opportunities by partnering with local employers, of all sizes. As an employer wearing multiple hats, it can seem overwhelming to start the intern search process, but NAU makes it easy.
By Mark Molinaro
Chef Lecturer, School of Hotel and Restaurant Management
This week is Arizona Beer Week and we’re fortunate to be in a community with such a thriving culture.
To celebrate the craft of home-brew, my School of Hotel and Restaurant Management Beer Basics class was invited to tour Mother Road Brewing Company.
Julie Ryan has been named executive director of Campus Health Services after a competitive national search.
Ryan will guide strategic planning as well as day-to-day administration of Campus Health Services, which includes Counseling Services, Medical Services and Health Promotion.
“I love NAU and the community,” Ryan said. “Having earned my degrees here, I feel very loyal to Flagstaff and NAU and am looking forward to working with the students. I have a strong background in healthcare, hospital operations and practice management… Read more