News and events

2015 Undergraduate Symposium

Join us as more than 1000 students from across the university showcase their achievements in research, creativity, service learning, and collaborative projects throughout the day.

Friday, April 24, 2015
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Walkup Skydome

Come see our undergraduates as they share their discoveries and creations at the biggest symposium in Northern Arizona University history!
Celebrate the learning experience as you participate in undergraduate presentations, poster sessions, exhibits, performances, and more at this annual event.
We look forward to seeing you there! For more details, visit


  • Registration for the symposium opened Feb. 9 and closes Mar. 16th

  • DEADLINE Is March 16th

  • Select SBS Posters and student presentations will be judged on comprehension of presentation, appearance and content.

  • SBS will award three Prizes: 

First place $500
Second place $300
Third place $200


 WMUN 2015

Please join me in congratulating these members of the NAU Model United Nations team!

NAU senior (and Gold Axe winner) Claire Bergstresser just won the Outstanding Diplomacy Award at the World Model United Nations conference in Seoul, South Korea. This marks the second year in a row that a NAU student has won the highest award at this international competition.

Claire led a team of 7 NAU students to the conference from March 16-20, 2015, where they spent the week representing the state of South Korea on a committee discussing numerous international issues.

The team included (from left to right), Erin Hodges, Emily Ross, Cheyenne Franklin, Claire Bergstresser (seated), Jasmine Jewell, Connor Mullins, and Landon Richards.

SBS Compassion Conference March 27, 2015

The 3rd annual Living Compassion Conference, hosted by the SBS Compassion Project, is a free event to the NAU, CCC, Flagstaff, and Arizona communities!

For more information about the program and parking, visit the SBS Compassion Conference page.

Congratulations to the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative  

The Mary Byron Project announces “Celebrating Solutions” and Roth Award winners; Agencies rewarded for innovative domestic violence prevention efforts Louisville, Ky. — The Mary Byron Project, fostering innovations and strategies to end domestic violence, has named four programs as recipients of the prestigious 2014 Celebrating Solutions Awards, and one program for the Roth Award. This is the twelfth year for the annual recognition, which showcases innovations that demonstrate promise in breaking the cycle of domestic violence. Local and national experts help select programs they believe serve as models for the nation. The 2014 honorees are: National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative, Flagstaff, AZ. The mission of the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative is to provide technical assistance for the reviewing of domestic violence related deaths, with the underlying objective of preventing them in the future, preserving the safety of battered women, and holding accountable both the perpetrators of domestic violence and the multiple agencies and organization that come into contact with the parties. The mission is fulfilled by conducting national, regional and local training conferences and workshops; providing onsite, teleconference and videoconference technical assistance to community groups all over the United States; offering extensive on-line services through the website, newsletters and film library; and, working with an array of national, international, regional, and state level partners.

NAU learning outcomes

Explore the University’s Learning Outcomes, and the benefits of completing your education at NAU.  

A new website is now available featuring these outcomes and can be accessed at The website lists the student learning outcomes as “NAU Graduates Can...." statements and describes the benefits of the outcomes to students, faculty, the institution, the state of Arizona, and future employers. The University Learning Outcomes articulate NAU’s shared expectations for student learning, including goals and values of liberal studies as well as those of degree programs, diversity, and the global learning initiative.