Business Briefs

Business briefs 10.26.18


Beth Nakhai, Ph.D, an associate professor at The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Arizona, recently published an article, “How to Avoid Gender-Based Hostility During Fieldwork” in The Chronicle of Higher Education. The article relates to Nakhai’s ongoing work as head of the American Schools of Oriental Research’s Initiative on the Status of Women.

The Arizona regional office of the Anti-Defamation League will honor Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild with its Stand Up for Courage Award at its 2018 Torch of Liberty Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 1 in Scottsdale. Carlos Galindo-Elvira, ADL Arizona regional director, says Rothschild “was an early signer of the Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry post-Charlottesville; he demonstrated leadership in the adoption of an anti-hate ordinance in Tucson; and he’s taken a vocal and visible presence in opposing the family separation policy.”

Deborah Kaye, Ph.D., an adjunct lecturer at The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Arizona, recently accepted a position on the editorial board of Religious Studies Review. Kaye is responsible for the area of medieval and early modern Jewish studies for the quarterly journal, published through Rice University.

The Tucson Museum of Art will exhibit “Pictures of Hope,” photographs by children who participate in the housing and homeless programs of TMM Family Services. Award-winning Tucson photojournalist and author Linda Solomon is leading “Pictures of Hope,” which teaches children how to express their feelings through photography, for the eighth year in Tucson. A Meet the Young Artist Celebration and exhibition opening will be held Sunday, Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m.-
1 p.m. as part of Second SundAZe Family Day @ TMA, which features free admission for residents of Arizona and Sonora, Mexico.