In the Spotlight: December 15, 2016

Kudos to these faculty, staff and students

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  • Ann Marie Chischilly, executive director for NAU’s Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, was invited to speak at the United Nations’ World Intellectual Property Organization’s Seminar, “Protection of Traditional Knowledge.” Country representatives from around the world shared their best practices for systems of protection, and Chischilly discussed the importance of training tribes on environmental issues.
  • Regents’ Professor Wally Covington recently appeared in a documentary titled “Fire and Water: Restoring Arizona’s Forest,” which focuses on the forest-fire-water connection. It examines how Arizona is bridging long-standing divides to unite federal land managers, environmentalists and the timber industry to restore public lands and protect the water supply. The documentary was produced by the Salt River Project and aired on PBS earlier this month. Watch the full segment online.
  • John Morris, associate vice president for Facility Services, recently collaborated with a colleague to publish an article titled “Home and Campus Care” in Facility Manager. The article explores how to apply what is known about the cost of home expenses to campus buildings, grounds and supporting infrastructure. Read the full article online.
  • Educational Psychology Professor Joyce DeVoss recently visited Taiwan as an invited speaker at five universities across the country. She delivered a keynote address at Kaohsiung University titled “Educational Leadership: Together We go Further and Farther,” which focused on developing effective leading and learning communities in educational institutions.
  • Photographs by Laura L. Camden, associate professor of photojournalism, were published in the latest edition of the High Country News in its feature story “How the Park Service is Failing Women” by Lyndsey Gilpin. The magazine published Camden’s photo illustration on the front cover of the Dec. 12 publication along with multiple images on the inside pages. View the full issue online.