For the Record: April 29, 2010

Jeffrey Talley, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lyle School of Engineering, discussed “Building Communities, Baghdad and Beyond” as the keynote speaker of The American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE) 2010 awards luncheon on April 28 in Washington, D.C. The annual luncheon honors distinguished environmental engineers as well as consulting firms, public agencies and universities for Excellence in Environmental Engineering (E3) practice and research.

Paul Rogers, Dedman School of Law, presented “There’s No Crying in Baseball” to the North Texas History Center April 16, 2010.

Carrie Nie, a first-year student in Dedman School of Law, has received a 2010 Winstead Juris Doctor Scholarship from the Dallas-based law firm Winstead PC. The awards, presented to outstanding first-year minority law school students, equal up to $18,500 per student in scholarship funds, grants and hiring bonuses and include a one-time grant of $1,500 to a student interest group of the winner’s choosing. Nie’s award also includes a summer 2011 clerkship at Winstead.

A. Sunshine (Sunny) Prior (’06), who received her degree in psychology from Dedman College, has received a 2011 Fulbright Grant to study the deaf majority and Maori deaf minority communities with the Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Hayley Nelson, a junior journalism major in Meadows School of the Arts, has received a $1,000 TAPB Scholarship from Texas Associated Press Broadcasters and the Headliners Foundation. The scholarship winners are chosen from undergraduates who attend schools that receive AP services, or who are interns at an AP member station, who have a goal of entering any area of broadcast journalism after graduation.