In the Spotlight: April 5, 2013

Kudos to these faculty, staff and students

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  • What Our Stories Teach Us book coverLinda Shadiow, professor of Educational Leadership, recently released the book, What Our Stories Teach Us: A Guide to Critical Reflection for College Teachers. Shadiow’s book draws on nearly three decades of teaching at NAU in order to guide other faculty in the process of thinking deeply about the relationship between teaching and student learning.
  • Cyndi Banks, associate vice provost and associate dean for University College, published a book on juvenile justice called Youth Crime and Justice. Banks also published a book chapter on international police ethics, called “International Comparisons and Best Practices in Law Enforcement Ethics: Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Philippines,” in Law Enforcement Ethics: Classic and Contemporary Challenges for the New Millennium.
  • Madeline Friend, a junior in the Global Science and Engineering Program with a double major in environmental science and Spanish, was selected as an Honorable Mention awardee in both the Goldwater and the Udall national scholarship competitions. The Udall Foundation says Friend’s recognition speaks to her “tremendous commitment and potential.”

  • (c) Greg GlauNAU alums Greg Glau, director of English Composition and associate professor of English, and Tracy Glau, specialist at Cline Library, will host their fourth annual father/daughter art show, featuring their photography and watercolor printed on wood, May 2 through June 30 at La Bellavia Restaurant, 18 S. Beaver St. in Flagstaff. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. during the May 3 First Friday ArtWalk. A sneak peek of the display is at right, featuring Greg’s close-up shot of a Romanesque cauliflower and a bug that appeared and lined up with a piece of lint that looks like a question mark.