2012-2013 Faculty/Staff Accomplishments: Grants, Fellowship or Notable Accomplishments

Abrash-Walton, Abigail. Center for Academic Innovation capacity-building grant, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, This grant is from an anonymous donor-advised fund within the NH Charitable Foundation. It was awarded to support the Center for Academic Innovation. December 2012

Abrash-Walton, Abigail. New Hampshire Charitable Foundation grant, Center for Academic Innovation. NHCF grant in support of Center for Academic Innovation, December 2013.

Borden, Kathi. Associate Editor, journal of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. January 2012-present

Fauth, James. Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, NH Department of Health and Human Services. AUNE’s Center for Behavioral Health Innovation (BHI) will serve as the evaluator for a $4-million project to develop and implement a new statewide system of care for severely emotionally disturbed youth and their families in New Hampshire. 2013

Hertneky, Robbie. The Art and Practice of Leadership Development, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.  It was an intensive executive education master class for professional trainers, educators, and consultants from around the world exploring adaptive leadership, while learning the Case-in-Point teaching methodology. May, 2013

Kaplin, Beth A. Chimpanzee Conservation in Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda: Impacts of buffer zone and land use change. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. This project aims to strengthen conservation of the endangered Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) population in Rwanda by reducing key threats to chimpanzee habitat. August 2012

Ruzow Holland, Ann Hope. Central Champlain Valley Outdoor Education Action Plan,  Champlain Area Trails (CATS) and Champlain Area Conservation Partnership, Central Champlain Valley Outdoor Education Action Plan Participatory Action Research Project

Simpson, Michael. Interviewer; Security and Sustainability Forum Webinar. Interviewed Alexandros Washburn, NYC’s Chief Urban Designer about his new book “The Nature of Urban Design A New York Perspective on Resilience.” October 2013

Simpson, Michael. Minnehaha Creek Stormwater Adaptation Study. NOAA, City of Minneapolis MN and Minnehaha Creek Wateshed District. This study aims to quantify the impacts of projected precipitation trends on stormwater infrastructure in the Minnehaha Creek watershed and explore viable adaptation strategies. 2013

Thomas, Laura. Featured Blogger. A Year at Mission Hill Project. An exciting 10-part video series chronicling the rhythms and relationships of a year in the life of one of America’s most successful public schools.  January- June 2013.

Tickner, Stephanie. Volunteer Webmaster for the Community Website for Marlow, New Hampshire. Created and maintain the Community Website for Marlow, NH. It includes information about Town Information and Government, the town school, Library, and various clubs and organizations. There is also a Community Calendar and an announcements and events section. January 2012-Present

Viles, Shelley. 2012 recipient of the Horace Mann Spirit of Service Award for Faculty/Staff