In the Spotlight: Jan. 31, 2020
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- Affordable Schools ranked Northern Arizona University No. 15 in its list of 30 Best Affordable Online Criminology Degree Programs (Bachelor’s) for 2020. NAU’s online bachelor’s degree offers two areas of emphasis: intelligence studies or criminal justice administration.
- College Factual ranked Northern Arizona University No. 8 out of 27 Arizona colleges in their 2020 Diversity Rankings. NAU also is in the top 15 percent of all schools for diversity in the country. Age, gender, race and location of origin for each school’s student population were taken into consideration.
- Visual communication professor Rodrigo de Toledo is a 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Visual art for his exhibition, “Myth of the Incomplete Self: A Psycho-Archaeological Codex.” The exhibit, accompanied by a book and dance performance, reinvents ancient and modern symbols into de Toledo’s own context. His work was debuted in 2019 at the Coconino Center for the Arts and will travel to the Mesa Museum of Contemporary Arts, opening in May 2020.
- School of Art lecturer Barbara Ryan Gartin was featured in an article published in Flag Live. “On book binding: The art of the tangible” explores the art and history of bookbinding.
- Jaewook Lee, assistant professor in the School of Art, is exhibiting a new video work, entitled, “A.I. 632: Design Around Table,” in a group show at the Mudeung Gallery in Gwangju, South Korea. The exhibit runs from Jan. 13 to Feb. 12.
- Julie Comnick, lecturer in the School of Art, presented the New York City debut of “Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra” at the Long Island City Factory. The exhibit was a 5,000-square-foot gallery featuring paintings and video and orchestra size sculptural installations of altered music stands. Composer Alex Ring Gray and a quartet led by Lydia Paulos were the opening performance, playing original and reworked compositions for string quartet and electronics.