Kudos to these faculty and staff
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- Northern Arizona University’s counseling program was ranked No. 1 in Top Counseling School’s list of Best Value Master’s Counseling Degree in Arizona for 2016. NAU was recognized for its broad-spectrum curriculum covering human growth and development, research and program evaluation, cultural foundations and relationships, as well as especially active student groups and student-run mental illness support groups.
- After the men’s cross country team brought the institution’s first NCAA Division I national championship last year, Northern Arizona University made the Capital One Cup men’s fall standings, tying University of California for No. 14. NAU is one of two Big Sky schools that received a ranking out of the 44 institutions on the list, and the only Arizona state school in the standings. A full list of standings can be found online.
- School of Communication professor Kristen Swanson recently published an article titled, “A Theoretical Framework for Sustaining Culture: Culturally Sustainable Entrepreneurship,” in the Annals of Tourism Research. The paper proposes culturally sustainable entrepreneurship as a theoretical framework for insight and advocacy of living cultures in a tourism context.
- Professor Caitlyn Burford, associate director of forensics, and associate professor Julie Schutten have published an article titled “Internatural Activists and the “Blackfish Effect”: Contemplating Captive Orcas’ Protest Rhetoric Through a Coherence Frame,” in the Science and Environmental Communication section of Frontiers in Communication. The publication studies the documentary film “Blackfish” that was released in 2013.