Convicted, but not guilty?
Get a first hand look at Criminology and Criminal Justice student involvement in the Arizona Innocence Project (AIP). This project, under the direction of Professor Robert Schehr, executive director, investigates cases of wrongful conviction. Students review cases, inventory all files, visit crime scenes, take photographs, talk with police and attorneys and interview witnesses. Read the article
published in the Arizona Daily Sun
on Oct. 8, 2012.
a senior majoring in journalism and astronomy/physics, has won the grand prize
in the inaugural writing context for Arizona undergraduate students sponsored
by the Water Resources Research Center
at the University of Arizona. His
article on El Niño’s effect on water supplies, “Warm Wave Brings Wet Weather,”
also won the prize for
best article from Northern Arizona University.
senior in political science, and Zoey DeWolf,
junior in communication, placed 22nd in the country for debate in
competitive National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, ahead of teams from
prestigious universities like Loyola and Rice.
Outstanding seniors Layne Alexander,
psychology major, Patricia Caballero,
political science major, Darryl Jacobsen,
electronic media and film major, and Kathleen
Templin, criminal justice major, are just a few
of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences graduates to win the
Axe Award in 2011.
Two faculty members, seven graduate students, and two recent
graduates participated at the Western Social Science Association’s annual meeting. Communication
professors Dayle Hardy-Short and Brant Short served as leaders
for the Human Communication section of the meeting.
received an honorable mention in the Western Social Science Association’s annual meeting graduate student paper
competition for her paper, “‘Live from New York’: How One Late-Night Comedy
Sketch Furthers Stereotypes of Women in Politics.” Hansen also presented “This
Old Man: The Shared Meaning of New Hampshire’s ‘Great Stone Face.’
De La Garza,
speech communication master’s student and director of NAU’s Forensics Team, and
instructor of ethnic studies, presented a paper, "But It's a Dry Fascism:
Arizona's HR 2281 and the Banning Ethnic Studies," at the 39th annual conference of the National Ethnic Studies Association.