MIU Achievements

Kendra Morrison — Finding Inspiration in Community

Kendra Morrison — Finding Inspiration in Community

April 18, 2022 • ISSUE 619 Kendra Morrison Finding Inspiration in Community MIU film student Kendra Morrison grew up in Daytona, Florida. Her interest in photography developed early in childhood and manifested in making home movies with her siblings. In her senior...

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Chris Kein — Passion for Learning and Mentoring

Chris Kein — Passion for Learning and Mentoring

April 11, 2022 • ISSUE 618 Chris Kein Passion for Learning and Mentoring MIU alumnus Chris Kein is the director of Information Systems and Technology at AITACS, an international IT service company, where he oversees business development, delivery, and new product...

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Kaili Rose — Documenting the Heroes of Live Music

Kaili Rose — Documenting the Heroes of Live Music

March 28, 2022 • ISSUE 616 Kaili Rose Documenting the Heroes of Live Music Kaili Rose is a student in MIU’s online Cinematic Arts and New Media Program who is working on a documentary series about the music industry and the challenges artists face on their way to...

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Roberto Elee Torres — The Art of Daily Ritu

Roberto Elee Torres — The Art of Daily Ritu

March 14, 2022 • ISSUE 614 Roberto Elee Torres The Art of Daily Ritual Roberto Elee Torres is a student in MIU’s low-residency MFA program and works as the administrator for the art department. Fairfield residents have seen Elee showcase his designs at the EcoJam...

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Ayako Huang Publishes Chapter on Sustainability Education

Ayako Huang Publishes Chapter on Sustainability Education

March 7, 2022 • ISSUE 613 Ayako Huang Publishes Chapter on Sustainability Education Faculty member Ayako Huang contributed a chapter to a new textbook titled Revolutionizing Sustainability Education: Stories and Tools for Mindset Transformation published by Routledge...

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Taylor Placity—Telling Timeless Stories

Taylor Placity—Telling Timeless Stories

March 2, 2022 • ISSUE 612 Taylor Placity Telling Timeless Stories Taylor Placity is an actor, musician, and filmmaker who is currently enrolled in MIU’s online Cinematic Arts and New Media Program.   Taylor grew up in Arizona, acting in community plays and playing in...

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Jennifer Moore—Laying the Foundation for a Creative Life

Jennifer Moore—Laying the Foundation for a Creative Life

February 22, 2022 • ISSUE 611 Jennifer Moore Laying the Foundation for a Creative Life Jennifer Moore recently completed her second campus visit in MIU’s low-residency MFA in Visual Art Program, which allows artists all over the country to pursue their degrees...

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Jay Banerjee—Businessman With a Purpose

Jay Banerjee—Businessman With a Purpose

February 14, 2022 • ISSUE 610 Jay Banerjee Businessman With a Purpose Jay Banerjee is chief operating officer of Immersive Touch, a Chicago-based company offering virtual reality medical devices that convert 2D patient images into 3D simulations for surgical planning...

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Sanaa Sayani—Pursuing the Science of Everything

Sanaa Sayani—Pursuing the Science of Everything

February 1, 2022 • ISSUE 608 Sanaa Sayani Pursuing the Science of Everything MIU student Sanaa Sayani, from Atlanta, Georgia, graduated from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in geography and a minor in anthropology. She has a...

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