Marian Blue ’08 (Seattle, Cert.) has published many books, including Interpretative Guide to Western-Northwest Weather Forecasts (2018); Artie Kane: Music to My Years–Life and Love Between the Notes as told to Marian Blue and JoAnn Kane (2017); How Many Words for Rain; Sea of Voices, Isle of Story; and Southeast Writers Handbook. Forthcoming is her published interview with Donald Hall, which will be included in Conversations with Donald Hall from University Press of Mississippi.
PhD in Leadership and Change Student, Integrative Sustainability Coach, Consultant, Speaker, and Trainer LauraLynn Jansen has been awarded the Academy of Management’s 2023 Promising Dissertation Award. The award supports doctoral candidates working in the domain of Management, Spirituality, and Religion (MSR) to develop quality dissertations that can integrate management with spirituality and/or religion, and also reflect novel and/or significant evidence-based theoretical and/or applied contributions to the field. LauraLynn’s dissertation research focuses on elements of humanizing relational interaction, investigating humanizing moments and the intersection of thoughts, actions, and ways of generating meaningful humanizing experiences between individuals.