In the Spotlight: May 16, 2014

Kudos to these faculty, staff and students

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  • Harun Mehmedinovic, an instructor for the School of Communication, has a time lapse video that was shot as part of his location photography class that has been aired this week on The Weather Channel and the National Geographic channel. View the video at right.
  • Nadine Barlow, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, was a panelist on the A. Alfred Taubman Forum on Public Policy focused on The Future of the U.S. Space Program at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C., on May 14. Barlow was part of the panel discussing the most important new scientific discoveries from the U.S. Space Program.
  • Ishmael Munene, associate professor of educational leadership, has been awarded a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship to undertake a collaborative project for the development of a scholarship and teaching center at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. The fellowship, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions. As a Carnegie Fellow, Munene will provide conceptual and technical leadership in the establishment of the scholarship center dedicated to engaged scholarship.
  • Jena Lynch, a faculty member in the English Department, has had the article, titled “What We Can Learn from a Bad Day of Teaching,” published in Faculty Focus.
  • Twenty-four NAU students in photography instructor Amy Horn’s intermediate photography class were guest bloggers this month for photographer and book publisher Colleen Miniuk-Sperry at her website, You Can Sleep When You’re Dead.