The NAU Institute for Human Development is home to the Arizona Department of Education’s Assistive Technology Loan Library (ADE). The ADE library allows schools to check out items, such as large-type computer keyboards, educational tools, computer programs, and assistance devices such as clamps to attach things to wheelchairs free of charge to teachers across the state. This program allows for schools, teachers, and students alike to try out assistive technology before purchasing it. During the 2016/17 school year, the ADE library loaned… Read more
The TEGNA Foundation donated $15,000 to the Northern Arizona University Foundation in support of the Andy Harvey Broadcast Journalism Workshop. This program has been bringing more than 20 Native American high school students from across Arizona and the Southwest annually since 2012 to NAU. For a week, students learn about broadcast journalism while working in the School of Communication’s Media Innovation Center newsroom and HD studio.
The workshop is named for Native American NAU journalism graduate, Andy Harvey, who achieved… Read more
The Interdisciplinary Health (IH) PhD Program is a cross-disciplinary collaborative effort between the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and the College of Health and Human Services (HHS). This program is designed to educate and train the next generation of health researchers, advocates, and educators with three areas of emphasis: health equity, disability, and psychosocial health. Graduates of the program will be uniquely qualified to lead interdisciplinary research that advances understanding of health equity, disability, and psychosocial health,… Read more
A transformative gift from The NARBHA Institute will establish the first endowed chair within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences: The James Wurgler MD Chair of Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health. The NARBHA Institute, in collaboration with the department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the college of SBS, seeks to create an environment for experts in Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health to work with community partners in pursuit of innovations and research in practice and policy. The… Read more
NAU’s College of Social and Behavioral Science recently released their rankings of the 50 Best Online Master’s in Communication Degree Programs 2016 by Smart Choice. The Master’s in Communication online degree program was ranked #48 based on factors as reputation, flexibility and affordability. Only colleges listed by the National Center for Educational Statistics and regionally accredited were considered. Smart Choice published the following information about our program:
Northern Arizona University’s humble beginnings involved 23 students, one professor, and two copies… Read more
The NAU Model UN team has been ranked in the top 50 teams across North America for Fall 2017. The students have worked tirelessly under the advisement of Senior Lecturer and Associate Chair, Gretchen Gee. This semester, delegates will be sent to conference in San Francisco, Montreal, Los Angeles, and Panama.
The team has competed at… Read more