Listee Features — November 1, 2017


Armed with a reputation for excellence in anthropology, research, and education, Heather Smith is excelling in numerous academic roles. In addition to being an established visiting researcher at the School of Human Evolution and Social Change within Arizona State University since 2015, she recently added two new positions to her repertoire: director of anatomical laboratories and associate professor in the anatomy department at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University. Her responsibilities include running a body donation program, through which people can donate their bodies to education, and researching both the relationship between cranial morphology and phylogeny in primates and the evolution of the cecal appendix in mammals. ​ Prior to her current work, Dr. Smith served as

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“Have a song in your heart with rainbows of aloha and sunshine!” Marlene F. Bourke-Faustina has lived by this motto her entire life, and has striven to share her gift and help others find their own inner song. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in music education from Walla Walla University in 1970, she immediately jumped into the field, becoming a music teacher in Umatilla County in Oregon that year. She enhanced her academic knowledge by earning a professional diploma in music education from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in 1973, which propelled her to roles like vocal, band and chorus coach and music teacher at the Hawaiian Mission Academy and chorus teacher at Hawaiian Mission Elementary Academy. ​ The

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Born in Romania in 1933, Carmen Sybile Sabau has pursued her profession all over the world. Her interest in science manifested in childhood, and culminated in a Master of Science in inorganic and analytical chemistry from the University of C.I. Parhon, now the University of Bucharest, in 1955. She used that degree to obtain a job as a chemist with the Institutul de Fizica Atomica in Romania, where she stayed from 1956 to 1974. ​ During that timeframe, Dr. Sabau held a number of other positions as well. She was a fellow of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Austria from 1967 to 1968 and of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung/Foundation in Germany from 1970 to 1972, the same year

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