Dr. Wyona Freysteinson (nursing, Houston) and her research team, which includes Dr. Patricia Bowyer (occupational therapy, Houston) conducted a seminar titled “Facilitating the experience of viewing self in a mirror after limb amputation” during the Caring Compassion in Healthcare: A Global Perspective seminar conducted March 16-17 by Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston Baptist University and the University of Chester, UK.
New member, Dr. Gretchen Busl (English, Speech, and Foreign Languages) presented papers related to her book-in-progress at the International Society for the Study of Narrative Conference, held March 5-8 in Chicago, and at the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Convention held March 27-29 in Seattle. She also organized and chaired a seminar stream called “Fictions of Circulation” at the ACLA Convention. Dr. Busl also recently published her first op-ed as part of The OpEd Project. Her work is available at womensenews.org/story/books/150321/we-need-female-visions-world-try-these-5
New member, Meredith Maddox, will receive the TWU Award of Excellence at Honors Convocation on April 16, 2015. PKP Faculty and student members will also be recognized:
• Dr. Anne Simpson, professor of reading and director of the Reading Recovery program at TWU — the Cornaro Award;
• Dr. Alfred Guy Litton, associate professor of English and executive director of TWU honors programs — the Humphries Award.
• TWU student member, Jairus Reddy, doctoral candidate in molecular biology, from McKinney, is a recipient of the Graduate Council Award for Exceptional Original Scholarship. Reddy was also named one of three Outstanding Students.