Accomplishments

Nov. 25, 2019
Vanesa Cañete-Jurado, Jorge Galindo, and Alicia Rico (all World Languages and Cultures) presented papers during the annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, which was held in San Diego earlier this month. Cañete-Jurado presented "Performing Freedom: Drama Translation as Political Engagement in 19th-Century Spain."...
Nov. 25, 2019
Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) presented "Surviving the Darkness: The Washington Post's Super Bowl Ad and Press Freedom" at the 2019 annual convention of the National Communication Association in Baltimore. She spoke about the visual and conceptual content of the historic ad, which featured journalists, images, and national events that...
Nov. 21, 2019
Samantha John (Brain Health) gave a talk at the National Academy of Neuropsychology 2019 annual conference in San Diego earlier this month. The presentation, "Diagnosis of Posterior Cortical Atrophy Through Inter-Departmental Collaboration," highlighted best practices in the syndromic and pathologic diagnosis of a rare visual variant of Alzheimer'...
Nov. 21, 2019
William Bauer (History) and Fawn Douglas (Art) were featured speakers with Jack Malotte, an accomplished visual artist who focuses on Great Basin landscape, contemporary political issues faced by Native people, and environmental activism. Bauer proposed some historical/political context for Malotte's work. Douglas provided readings of some of...
Nov. 20, 2019
Emma Frances Bloomfield (Communication Studies) was cited as a climate change expert in a Fast Company article published Nov. 15 about how to talk to people about climate change in an emotionally intelligent way.
Nov. 20, 2019
Emily Budd (Art) will exhibit her work in a group show of 12 artists at the University of Arizona School of Art Joseph Gross Gallery from Nov. 22 through Jan. 23. The exhibit, The Snake Eats Its Tail, explores the relationship of creation to destruction with a particular focus on consumption in contemporary life.
Nov. 19, 2019
Deborah Arteaga (World Languages and Cultures) was invited to present a talk, "Cultural Aspects of Communicating with Hispanic Patients," as part of Berry College's community engagement series.  
Nov. 19, 2019
Janna Bernstein (Service Learning and Leadership) was nominated and has accepted the nomination to serve as a Jameson Fellow for 2020. This Las Vegas-based initiative is intended to connect community members with one another to create a culture of greater cohesion across nonprofit sectors. It is an honor to be included as a fellow, and will...
Nov. 19, 2019
Tiffany Lin (Art) spoke at the University of San Francisco in the fine arts program with design fundamentals students learning about social practice and socially engaged art. Tiffany lectured on her new project 23 VIEWS with an emphasis on strategies for successful collaboration and community engagement. 23 Views is a drawing series and social...
Nov. 18, 2019
Markie Twist (Environmental and Occupational Health) was invited to be a part of the Pink Therapy Panel at the World Association for Sexual Health annual congress in Mexico City in October. Twist presented on "The Gender, Sexual, Erotic, and Relational Diversity Matrix: Assessing Intersectional Queerness."
Nov. 18, 2019
Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) was one of 11 jury members who decided the 2019 winner of Spain's most prestigious literary prize, the Premio de Literatura en Lengua Castellana Miguel de Cervantes. The jury met in Madrid earlier this month, and this year's winner was poet Joan Margarit i Consarnau, who writes in both Catalán and Spanish...
Nov. 18, 2019
Marcela Rodriguez-Campo (Teaching & Learning) was selected as a 2020 Graduate Fellow by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE). AAHHE is a nationally recognized organization that works to diversify the academy and recognize Hispanic/ Latinx achievement. Rodriguez-Campo has received full funding to attend the 2020...