In the Spotlight: March 10, 2010

Kudos to these faculty, staff and students

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  • Mark Neumann, director of the School of Communication, delivered a keynote address, “Excavations of the Cinematic City: Between Evidence and Evocation,” at the Mapping the City in Film conference at the University of Liverpool Feb. 24-26. The conference theme was “Mapping, Memory and the City,” and the conference was a collaborative effort of the university’s School of Architecture and its School of Politics and Communication Studies.
  • NAU Air Force ROTC cadet Jennifer Painter, a psychology major, was recently hired as an Air Force pilot in a nationally competitive process in which only the top cadets are selected, making her one of a handful of female NAU Air Force ROTC cadets selected as pilots in the past decade. Painter also was selected as a cadet training assistant to train freshmen and sophomore cadets in the Air Force’s version of “boot camp.”