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May 27, 2003
May 27, 2003

Reggie Wooden, Web/Internet specialist in the Office of Information Technology, has been selected as a Maxine Smith Fellow for 2003-2004. Nominated by President Sherry Hoppe, Wooden competed against 44 other nominees from 16 TBR institutions. One of only nine selected for this prestigious honor, Wooden will be working with Dr. George Malo at the TBR for his administrative internship. The Maxine Smith Fellow Program is aimed at providing opportunities for African-American TBR employees to participate in a working and learning environment that will enhance their work experience and career development.

Dr. Jill Franks, associate professor of English, will present a paper titled "Every Civilized Body Is Bound to Have Its Vermin: The Abject in Women in Love" at the Ninth International D. H. Lawrence Conference in Kyoto, Japan, June 30-July 4.

Dr. Maureen McCarthy, an associate professor of psychology who took a two-year leave from the University to serve as director of pre-college and undergraduate programs for the American Psychological Association, recently appeared on a television show "Excellence by Choice," a program for college-bound seniors in the Washington, D.C., area.