Josh Tallas, who graduated from NAU in 2015 with a degree in Visual Communication, was honored with the Santa Fe Indian Market Poster. It is an incredible honor to be chosen for the poster as it is an open competition with high level professionals. If you want to read about his inspiration for the poster or buy the poster, please visit… Read more
Dr. Yvonne Luna, Chair & Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology, was awarded the Outstanding Latina/ Faculty Service/ Teaching In Higher Education Awardfrom the Victoria Foundation. This award recognizes her support of Latino students.
Annette McGivney, Principal Lecturer in the School of Communication, received the National Outdoor Book Award (NOBA) winning the Outdoor Literature category for her book “Pure Land: A True Story of Three ives and the Search of Heaven on Earth“. The National Outdoor Book awards is the outdoor world’s largest and most prestigious book award program, which is sponsored by the National Outdoor Book Awards Foundation, Idaho State University and the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.
The only local news station in Northern Arizona, NAZ Today, is turning 10 this fall. This student-run program is housed in the School of Communication and gives students the experience they need for jobs after graduation. These students work in a real-world environment with experienced professionals. Former students have gone to work for NBC’s “Today Show,” local TV sports, directing news in Phoenix and Denver, producing news in Phoenix and other TV newsrooms throughout the country. Students have won several awards while in… Read more
Bill Carter, Assistant Professor of Practice in the School of Communication, recently created an informative short film about Michael Kotuwa Johnson and Hopi farming, The Resiliency of Hopi Agriculture: 2,000 Years of Planting. The film shows Michael’s farming methods, the link between past and present farming, and the importance of culturally based farming. Carter’s film is part of part of an exhibition at the Arizona State Museum and can also be accessed on ASM’s YouTube channel.
Ethnic studies assistant professor Dr. T. Mark Montoya attended the Hokkaido University Summer Institute in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan as a guest lecturer during its Border Studies Summer School. Montoya was invited for his expertise on citizenship in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and gave a lecture entitled “Ethnicity, migration, and governance in the U.S.-Mexico border.” Montoya is pictured second… Read more