IT'S AN HONOR: PERSPECTIVE TAKING WITH DR. AMANDA KRAUS, ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT OF CAMPUS LIFE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER, AND CHIEF ACCESSIBILITY OFFICER
In today’s episode of It's An Honor, we speak with Dr. Amanda Kraus, Assistant Vice President for Campus and Executive Director of the University of Arizona’s Disability Resource Center. Dr. Kraus shares her lived experiences with us, and her incredible perspective on access and equity, particularly in higher education. We discuss ableism, the importance of universal design, issues of accessibility in the classroom and campus, and the 2023-24 Franke Honors Common Reading Book, Sitting Pretty by Rebekah Taussig.
IT'S AN HONOR: FINDING COMMON GROUND WITH VICTORIA DEFRANCESCO SOTO, DEAN OF THE CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto is Dean of the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas and is also a political analyst for NBC News and Telemundo. In this episode, Victoria breaks down public service and what it looks like across disciplines, the power of frustration in enacting change and helping her advance to where she is today, her parallel career in public service and political analysis in the media, how her lived experience informs her nuanced approach to analysis in issues such as border policy, and more.
IT'S AN HONOR: THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP WITH DR. REBECCA GOMEZ
Rebecca Gomez, PhD, is a Professor in the College of Science, the Director of the Child Cognition Lab at the University of Arizona, and one of our incredible 2023 Franke Academy of Scholars award recipients. In this episode, we discuss how Rebecca became interested in developmental psychology, her current research with child cognition, and the importance of sleep as a guiding principle in her classroom.
IT'S AN HONOR: EXPLORING CONNECTION WITH CAPLA'S TERESA ROSANO
Teresa Rosano is an architect and professor in the College of Architecture, Planning, & Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona, whose award-winning work has been featured in over 300 books and magazines worldwide. In addition to her celebrated architectural work, Teresa has been recognized for her excellence in teaching. Most recently, she received the 2023 Margaret M. Briehl and Dennis T. Ray Five Star Faculty Award. This award is the only student-selected faculty award at the University of Arizona.
FRANKE HONORS LAUNCHES PODCAST, 'IT'S AN HONOR'
In this inaugural episode of “It’s an Honor”, Franke Honors Interim Dean John Pollard has a conversation with Dave Franke, philanthropist and Principal of Franke & Co. They dissect change in its many forms—from change in higher education and business to relationships and technology.