Linda Vaughan: Education and health promotion share ASU nutritionist’s plate
Food banks fill a crucial need in a community, with the help of many volunteers. United Food Bank in Arizona found a special volunteer in a registered dietician and university professor who used her training and passion to help the organization deliver healthier meals.
Patricia Reiter: Building on business model, architect creates sustainability
Architects, as any artists, create from their imagination. But architects’ creations are bound by structure, budgets and physics. Patricia Reiter says those limitations present an opportunity for creative solutions.
Susan Clark-Johnson: From newsroom to university, research drives public policy
In her first job as an editor at the Niagara Falls Gazette in New York, Susan Clark-Johnson experienced the power the media has to stoke public awareness and the importance of doing the right thing, she says.
Sarah Buel: Professor’s life experience is basis for helping domestic violence victims
Sarah Buel was working as a paralegal for the city prosecutor’s office in Seattle when a judge called her up to the bench after a hearing. She had just argued passionately on behalf of a victim in a domestic violence case. The husband had poured boiling water on his wife, burning and scarring her terribly. Buel’s boss wanted to drop assault charges, saying the family at least had insurance to cover her medical care. The judge told Buel she should become a lawyer.
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