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Halloween horror in the (super)humanities: NAU English professor discusses her research into the scary and creepy

Karen Renner scares pretty easily. In most professions, that wouldn’t be unusual. In Renner’s—she studies horror media and, when given the chance to guest-edit a journal, chose evil children as the topic—it’s a little more surprising. Renner, an associate professor in the Department of English at Northern Arizona University, talked to NAU News about Halloween

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NASA awards $4.6 million to NAU’s PLANETS project to diversify, develop STEM resources for kids

The NASA Science Mission Directorate granted $4.6 million to Northern Arizona University’s Planetary Learning that Advances the Nexus of Engineering, Technology, and Science (PLANETS) project to fund another five years in the development of high-quality science and engineering curriculum and resources. PLANETS is a program designed for the development and dissemination of NASA out-of-school time

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NAU celebrates record fundraising year

The NAU Foundation is celebrating its strongest fundraising year in history, with 11,813 donors contributing more than $20.2 million in fiscal year 2020, which ended June 30. The gifts will empower generations of students as they explore, launch dreams and reach new heights. Donors funded a number of important initiatives, including undergraduate scholarships, student success

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NAU’s innovative, practical Senior Launch Guide helps high school students plan their future

In an ongoing effort to help high school seniors successfully chart their course after graduation, educators at Northern Arizona University developed the Senior Launch Guide, an innovative workbook designed to inform students, parents, teachers and counselors about postsecondary options and identify steps to get there. Based on its success in Arizona, schools throughout the country

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