In the Spotlight: Nov. 9, 2018

Kudos to these faculty and staff

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  • Patricia Murphey, associate professor of visual communication, is the designer and art director of the book “See, Hear, Feel—Mindfulness for Children—One Minute at a Time.” The book, a collaboration with author Emmanuelle Giumelli and mindfulness teacher counselor Mathilde Gatinois, is a guide for young children and their caregivers on how to practice mindfulness. There will be a book signing from 5-8 p.m. on Dec. 7 at Brightside Bookstore and another one Dec. 8 at Barnes & Noble.
  • Physical therapy professor Karen Mueller was awarded the 2019 Northwestern University Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences Alumni Association’s Research Achievement Award. Mueller is chair of the American Physical Therapy Association Oncology Section and Palliative Care Special Interest Group and serves on the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Rehabilitation Therapy Steering Committee.
  • Bill Carter, assistant professor of practice for creative media and film, created the short film, “The Resilience of Hopi Agriculture: 2,000 Years of Painting,” with collaboration from Michael Johnson, a Ph.D. student from the University of Arizona. The film focuses on Johnson as he explains his farming methods, the link between past and present and the importance of culturally based farming. The film can be seen on the Arizona State Museum YouTube page.
Tallie Valverde