Beverly Matherne (English) served on a panel titled “Stanley Kunitz: A Poet for All the Peoples” at the Associated Writing Programs (AWP) conference in Austin, Texas. Matherne translates Kunitz into Parisian French. She joined two other translators of the Bulgarian and Serbian languages in a celebratory reading of Kunitz's work. Matherne read her translations of five Kunitz poems while sharing the difficulties and joys of translation. She said Kunitz’s work is well known all over the world because of the work of translators.
Mohey Mowafy (HPER) gave a presentation titled “Women and Eating Disorders: Thinness Obsession or Deadly Oppression?” in conjunction with Women's History Month activities at NMU.
Eileen Smit (Nursing) gave a poster presentation titled "International Adoption Families: What They Want Health Care Providers to Know" at the 19th Annual Pacific Nursing Research Conference in February in Honolulu, Hawaii. The poster, which is based on Smit's research on health care experiences of families who have adopted a child born in another country, also received the first-place poster award at the conference.