Denton Details, 05-01-19

  • The College of Professional Education will host a retirement party for Claudia Haag and Anne Simpson (reading) 3-4 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, in the Stoddard Hall Lobby.
  • The Department of Visual Arts will host a retirement reception for Lynne Vriezen 2-4 p.m., Friday, May 3, in the Fine Arts Lobby.
  • TWU's Little Chapel-in-the-Woods was named "Best Wedding and Events Venue" in the 2019 Best of Denton contest hosted by the Denton Record-Chronicle. Hats off to all who work to make it a special place for a couple's special day.
  • Aimee Myers (teacher education) had a manuscript accepted for the journal Perspectives on Urban Education. The article, “Confronting Mandated Curriculum: Being a Transgressive Teacher and Meeting the Needs of Our Urban Learners,” will be published in the Spring 2019 issue.
  • Vagner Whitehead (visual arts) will participate in a May 10 panel at the Greater Denton Arts Council, 400 E. Hickory St., to discuss the role of art in politics and activism. A reception will begin at 6 p.m., with the discussion scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. The panel is hosted by Jerome Weeks of KERA Art & Seek.
  • Suzanne Burns (occupational therapy) and Dallas colleagues Asha Vas, Noralyn Pickens and Marsha Neville, were among the authors of “Associations between self-generated strategy use and MET-Home performance in adults with stroke,” published April 24 in the journal Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.
  • Todd Horkman has joined the Office of Technology as director of cyberinfrastructure services. Horkman has served in technology and leadership in various industries throughout his 30-year career, most recently as a senior director for Breakthrough LLC. His areas of technical expertise include networking, firewalls, VMware, Linux, SAN and Server architectures.