Beverly Matherne (English) did a blues poetry performance in Cajun French at the Centennial Celebration of the Society of French and Francophone Professors hosted by Fordham University at Lincoln Center in New York City.She also read at the Wayland Free Library in Wayland, N.Y., to help celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Kerri Schuiling (Nursing) gave a presentation titled "Environmental Comfort: Enhancing the Millieu" at the 2004 Conference on Pain: Exploring the Domains of Comfort. She explored comfort and the processes of comforting within the context of the environment. Schuiling presented evidence for providing comfort measures, based on a recent study of childbearing women who indicated a comforting environment significantly increased their level of comfort during the course of their labor.



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