The research poster, Caring for Adoptive Families: The Importance of What you Say, presented by Eileen Smit and Terry Delpier (Nursing), received the first-place research poster award at the Pediatric Nursing 20th Annual Conference Sept. 10-12 in Orlando. The presentation described the experiences of families during the hospitalization of their adopted children, based on research by Smit and Delpier.

Don Faust (Mathematics and Computer Science) gave invited lectures on "Logics for Artificial Intelligence" at four universities and robotics presentations at seven high schools in Malaysia in June and July. He also presented the paper “New Logical Constructs to Better Represent our Evidential Knowledge” at the East-West Center International Conference on New Challenges for Building an Asia-Pacific Community in Japan in early August.

Beverly Matherne (English) gave a solo blues performance in French at the Council on International Francophone Studies in Liege, Belgium. She also was this year's poet-in-residence at the Loon Lake Poetry Festival in
Cochocton, NY, and a featured reader at Rustbelt Roethke Writer's Conference at Saginaw Valley State University.



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