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T Paul Thomas

Ask the CEO—Step 1: Become a CEO; Step 2: Join a Gang

Okay, so I don’t mean a bad gang that will get you into trouble or cause trouble, the gang I’m referring to is a chapter of one of many great CEO organizations that brings CEOs together like YPO (Young Presidents Organization), Vistage, Alliance of CEOs, One Accord, Convene, etc. Just last week, I kicked off […]

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United Way Kicks Off New Campaign This Week

More than 300 community partners marked the formal kickoff of the annual United Way of Northern Arizona (UWNA) fundraising campaign today, living up to this year’s theme that “Great Things Happen When We LIVE UNITED.” Led by 2015-2016 Campaign Chair and Coconino County Manager Cynthia Seelhammer and featuring keynote speaker Dr. Rita Cheng, president of […]

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NAU Club Taps into Thriving Craft Beer Culture

These college students are serious about their beer, but not in the way you might be thinking. For members of the Northern Arizona University Craft Beer Association, a friendly “How’s it going?” quickly yields to an ardent discussion of the art form that is their passion. “At first I thought, ‘Students and drinking beer, oh […]

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NAU Hosting International Mycorrhiza Conference

Northern Arizona University has been selected to host the Eighth International Conference on Mycorrhiza (ICOM8), which will take place August 3–7, 2015. The conference will bring nearly 500 people from more than 50 different countries to the High Country Conference Center. Mycorrhizas are mutually beneficial associations between plant roots and fungi. In this symbiosis, plants […]

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NAU Scientist Suspecting Lazarus Effect

As the U.S. Department of Defense continues to test for live spores in more than 400 batches of anthrax sent to a reported 66 labs in 19 states including Arizona, geneticist Paul Keim, Ph.D., suspects the bacterial spores may be able to bring themselves back from the dead. “I’m calling it the Lazarus Effect,” said […]

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James S. Coleman, Dean of the College Of Humanities and Sciences

NAU Changing Leadership

James Coleman, dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University, has been selected as the university’s next provost, President Rita Cheng announced today. “Jim’s broad background crosses multiple disciplines and his research focus makes him an excellent fit for provost. Perhaps more important, he shares our passion for transforming the lives […]

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NAU Researcher Works to Save a Species

Later this summer and into early fall, tree-climbing crews will be using ropes to pull themselves up into 40, 60 even 80-foot tall Southwestern White Pine trees in Arizona’s high elevation mixed conifer forests. Researchers have only about a four-week window during the year when the tree’s pinecones are ripe to gather them for genetic […]

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NAU Athletics Auction

Mar. 2.  11:30 a.m.  NAU Walkup Skydome.  Tickets are $20.00 per person with a game ticket or $30 without a game ticket. The auction ticket price includes entry to the auction, a game ticket, lunch courtesy of Jake’s on the Green and a pre-game “chalk talk” from Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jack Murphy.  The game […]

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CCC2NAU Receiving $2.5 Million Federal Grant

The CCC2NAU program has received a $2.5 million federal grant for the development and expansion of innovative training programs. Coconino Community College’s award-winning CCC2NAU transition program for students, in partnership with Northern Arizona University, will receive the money over a four-year period. 

”Grants are an excellent opportunity for CCC to provide services to our students […]

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NAU’s Business Outreach

The business environment is more dynamic and uncertain than at any time in recent history. Fortunately, Arizona businesses can turn to Northern Arizona University’s Alliance Bank Business Outreach Center (ABBOC) for help in navigating today’s choppy waters. Since 1999, ABBOC has provided services to regional businesses, governmental groups and others interested in strengthening the region’s […]

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