Constance DeVereaux http://knau.org en Tom Hayden: 1960s Activist Icon http://knau.org/post/tom-hayden-1960s-activist-icon <p>Tom Hayden has been called the grandfather of the 1960s American Peace Movement.</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 18:02:07 +0000 Constance DeVereaux 30843 at http://knau.org Tom Hayden: 1960s Activist Icon KNAU Remembers Paolo Soleri http://knau.org/post/knau-remembers-paolo-soleri <p>One of Arizona’s most visionary citizens died on April 9 at his home outside of Phoenix. KNAU’s Constance DeVereaux interviewed him last year and recently spoke with one of his closest associates.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:36:58 +0000 Constance DeVereaux 29793 at http://knau.org KNAU Remembers Paolo Soleri An Interview With Jim Leach, Chairman Of The National Endowmenf For The Humanities http://knau.org/post/interview-jim-leach-chairman-national-endowmenf-humanities <p>The United States is the only country in the world that was founded on the idea of "the rights of man". That's according to Jim Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Leach will give a lecture tonight at Northern Arizona University. And he spoke with Arizona Public Radio's Constance DeVereaux about the power of the humanities.</p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:59:00 +0000 Constance DeVereaux 29230 at http://knau.org An Interview With Jim Leach, Chairman Of The National Endowmenf For The Humanities AIDS Activist Visits NAU http://knau.org/post/aids-activist-visits-nau <p>Over twenty years ago, Mary Fisher addressed the Republican National Convention about AIDS—not simply as an advocate against a growing epidemic, but as a wife, mother, staunch Republican, and AIDS sufferer.</p><p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:07:38 +0000 Constance DeVereaux 27143 at http://knau.org AIDS Activist Visits NAU Nature Is The Focus For NAU's Artists In Residence http://knau.org/post/nature-focus-naus-artists-residence <p>Northern Arizona University has two artists in residence this year: painter Bruce Aiken in the University's Honors Program. And installation artist Shawn Shabelund in the Department of Biological Sciences and the Master's Program in Sustainable Communities. Though their departments and mediums are different, there is a connective thread between the two...nature. Arizona Public Radio's Constance DeVereaux reports on the artists' work and how they'll spend their residencies.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 19:06:00 +0000 Constance DeVereaux 21288 at http://knau.org The Importance Of Studying The Holocaust: An Interview With NAU's Bjorn Krondorfer http://knau.org/post/importance-studying-holocaust-interview-naus-bjorn-krondorfer <p>The Martin-Springer Institute at Northern Arizona University was founded twelve years ago by Flagstaff resident and Holocaust survivor, Doris Martin. Her goal was to promote tolerance through education in hopes of preventing future atrocities. This year, the institute has a new executive director, Bjorn Krondorfer. He spoke with Arizona Public Radio's Constance DeVereaux about the importance of studying the Holocaust.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:02:58 +0000 Constance DeVereaux 20859 at http://knau.org The Importance Of Studying The Holocaust: An Interview With NAU's Bjorn Krondorfer Paolo Soleri Retires at 92 http://knau.org/post/paolo-soleri-retires-92 <p><span lang="EN"><span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></span>If you look over the landscape to the rising peaks in Northern Arizona, ideas of urban congestion and sprawl seem far away. Even as cities like Flagstaff, Sedona, Winslow continue to grow we feel lucky that the problems of traffic, pollution, and overcrowding are to the south and the west &ndash; but not here. We drive oversize cars, forget to recycle, heat and cool our homes as if the future will never come.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 23:16:44 +0000 Constance DeVereaux 8778 at http://knau.org Paolo Soleri Retires at 92