2018 NAU Research and Creativity Activity Award for Most Significant Research/Scholarly Work Accordion Closed
Dr. Heidi Wayment, Professor and Associate Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has been awarded $2,000 under the FY2019 Research and Creative activity NAU Award for Most Significant Research/Scholarly Work for her 2015 article, “The Quiet Ego Scale: Measuring the Compassionate Self-Identity”
2018 NAU Research and Creativity Activity Award for Most Significant Artistic/Creative Work Accordion Closed
Dr. Ann Collier, Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences, has been awarded $2,000 under the FY2019 Research and Creative Activity NAU Award for Most Significant Artistic/Creative Work for her work on the exhibition titled Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land.
2018 President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellow Accordion Closed
Dr. Gretchen Gee, Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Affairs, is a 2018 recipient of the President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellows Award.
2018 Scholarly and Creativity (SCA) Award Accordion Closed
Dr. Peter Friederici, Director of Sustainable Communities, has been awarded $6,000 under the FY2019 Scholarly and Creative Activity (SCA) Awards program for the project, “Carbon Copy Literary Journal”.
Dr. Lancaster, Professor in the School of Communication has been awarded $6,000 under the FY2019 Scholarly and Creative Activity (SCA) Awards program for the project, “Basic Cinematography: A Practical Guide to Visual Storytelling”.
Field Discovery Award from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Accordion Closed
December, Dr. Jaime Awe, Associate Professor in Anthropology, was the recipient of a “Field Discovery Award” from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. The award was in recognition of the outstanding research and significant discoveries at the archaeological site of Xunantunich in western Belize. More than one hundred international projects were nominated for this award and the Xunantunich Archaeology and Conservation Project was one of the ten projects selected for this award.
ACBH Bosnia and Herzegovina Friendship Award 2018 Accordion Closed
Bill Carter, Professor of Practice in the School of Communication is receiving the Bosnia and Herzegovina Friendship Award 2018 from the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACBH) for his brave efforts and accomplishments for the citizens of Sarajevo and Bosnia during the war. The satellite connection you organized was very powerful as was the concert of U2 in 1997 – something the people of Sarajevo have never forgotten. ACBH is a Washington, DC based non-governmental organization that advocates on behalf of Bosnian Americans and for a united, multi-ethnic and democratic Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).
Viola Award Winners 2018 Accordion Closed
Annette McGivney, Principal Lecturer, School of Communication, was a Viola Award winner in the category, Excellence in Storytelling for her book Pure Land, published in October 2017, after 10 years of research with Aquarius Press. Pure Land tells the story of the most brutal murder in the history of the Grand Canyon and how McGivney’s quest to investigate the victim’s life and death wound up guiding her through her own life- threatening crisis. In conjunction with the book, McGivney has established a public outreach campaign called I Am Pure Land that includes a non-profit organization for child victims of domestic violence.
Dr. Ann Collier, Chair, Department of Psychological Sciences, was a Viola Award winner in the category, Innovation. Dr. Collier was the Project Director for Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land. This project and art exhibit explored the impact of uranium mining on Navajo land and people. Collier and her team conducted a four day training program for participating artists. The program took the artists to Cameron to hear from Navajo community members and see abandoned uranium mines.