In the Spotlight: Feb. 15, 2019

Kudos to these faculty, staff and programs

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  • Amy Horn, senior lecture in the School of Communication, has photography displayed at Sky Harbor International Airport as part of the “Water in the Desert” exhibition. “Decadent Fall Decay” and the rest of the collection will remain in Terminal 4 near the food court center on the third floor through July 7. The exhibition is free to view.
  • Professor in physical therapy and athletic training Mark W. Cornwall is one of two inaugural recipients of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy’s Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group. The award recognizes substantial contributions to evidence-based practice in the field. Throughout his career, Cornwall has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has more than 2,500 citations in nearly 2,000 published manuscripts by other scholars and professionals.
  • Senior lecturer in history Ana Varela-Lago coedited “Hidden Out in the Open: Spanish Migration to the United States (1875-1930).” The book is a collection of essays encompassing a broad study of geographical, political, economic and racial factors that were a part of Spanish migration to the United States in the early twentieth centuries.
  • Northern Arizona University has been recognized as a Military Friendly school for 2019-20, moving from “Designation” to “Bronze” level. The Bronze distinction is given to schools that scored within 30 percent of the 10th best school in the category. Military Friendly Schools, which awards the recognition, said these institutions have exceptional military and veteran programs.


Tallie Valverde