Kudos to these faculty, staff and students
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- Members of NAU’s Department of Politics and International Affairs participated in a number of conferences over the summer:
- Zachary Smith, Regents’ professor, presented “Public Art for Management: The Stages of Public Art Development Around the World” during the International Conference of Management and Behavior Sciences in Calgary, Alberta.
- Department chair Lori Poloni-Staudinger presented “Scared of Women and Mothers? Media Framing and Gendered Reactions to Men and Women Terrorists” and graduate student Matt Evans presented a poster, “A Softer Logic: The Role of the Moral Agency of the Soldier in the Petty Sovereign and the Broader Field of the Exception” during the American Political Science Association Conference in Washington, D.C.
Staudinger also recently co-authored an article titled,“Gendering Abbottabad: Agency and Hegemonic Masculinity in an Age of Global Terrorism,” published in Gender Issues journal.
- Roderic Parnell, professor in the School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Lauren Berutich, senior program coordinator for University College, and Facility Services program coordinators Abraham Henn and Nick Koressel collaborated on the article, “The Campus as a Four-Year Undergraduate Learning Laboratory on Sustainability: Linking Facilities, Operations, Curriculum, and Community Engagement,” published in the CUR Quarterly fall issue.
- Jerry Anderfuren, NAU-TV producer-videographer, received seven Emmy nominations from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter for his work on two promotional commercials for NAU. Lecturer Angele Anderfuren and NAU students Alex Thomas, Sergio Manzo, Rehanna Thelwell, Monika Beauvais and Mari Cleven also were involved in the production.
- Mara Friedland, adjunct art professor and academic advisor for Gateway Student Success Center, is a finalist in the Style Jewelry category of the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards. The awards program celebrates rising stars who have turned their passions for handcrafted, well-designed goods into small businesses with products made in America.
- Geology junior Savannah Tjaden is a recipient of the 2014 EPA Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship for Undergraduate Environmental Study. Tjaden will receive support for her junior and senior years of undergraduate study and will serve as a summer intern with the EPA.