News and events

Summer Seminar Series 2014

Date: 6/19/14
Time: 5:30- 7:00 p.m.
Title: A Caring Economy: The Path to Real Prosperity
Presenter: Barbara Litrell, President, B. Litrell Communications Corp.
Location: Gardner Auditorium

Date: 6/26/14
Time: 5:30- 7:00 p.m.
Title: Looking Beyond the Wall: Encountering the Humanitarian Crisis of Border Politics
Presenter: Robert Neustadt, Professor of Spanish, Director of Latin American Studies
Location: Museum of Northern Arizona

Date: 7/10/14
Time: 5:30- 7:00 p.m.
Title: Free Speech! Why Free Speech?
Presenter: Andrea Houchard, Director, Philosophy in the Public Interest
Location: Gardner Auditorium

Date: 7/16/14
Time: 4:00- 5:30 p.m.
Title: The Problem of Trust
Presenter: Craig Van Slyke, Dean of the Franke College of Business, NAU
Location: Mary D. Fisher Theatre in Sedona, AZ

Date: 7/24/14
Time: 5:30- 7:00 p.m.
Title: What is the Good Life? Philosophical and Psychological Underpinnings of Happiness
Presenter: Heidi Wayment, Professor and Chair Department of Psychological Sciences, and Director of SBS Compassion Project and Julie Piering, Richard Wood Professor for the Teaching of Philosophy
Location: La Posada Hotel in Winslow, AZ

Date: 7/31/14
Time: 5:30- 7:00 p.m.
Title: From Kiev with Love: US & Russian Hegemony Explained
Presenter: Paul Lenze, PhD, Department of Politics & International Affairs, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Location: Gardner Auditorium

Date: 8/7/14
Time: 5:30- 7:00 p.m.
Title: The Impact of the Working Poor
Presenter: Ronald Gunderson, Professor of Economics, The W. A. Franke College of Business
Location: Gardner Auditorium

Date: 8/14/14
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Title: Why Are You Here?
Presenter: Tina Mion, Artist
Location: Mary D. Fisher Theatre in Sedona, AZ

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.