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2005

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Amy Wells-Lynn Publishes Article

Amy Wells-Lynn, a Ph.D. student in English, has published "The Intertextual, Sexually-Coded Rue Jacob: A Geocritical Approach to Djuna Barnes, Natalie Barney, and Radclyffe Hall" in the Fall 2005 issue (22.3) of the South Central Review.

December 21, 2005

Two Ph.D. Students in Creative Writing Collaborate for Magazine Cover Story

Gail Folkins and J. Marcus Weekley, both Ph.D. students in the Creative Writing program of the Department of English, have collaborated for the January cover story of Texas Co-op Power magazine. The story will feature dance hall vignettes from Gail Folkins' dissertation and the photography of J. Marcus Weekley. The publication has a circulation of over one million readers.

November 7, 2005

Tim Hadley Named ATEG Journal Editor

Tim Hadley, a Ph.D. student in the Department of English's Technical Communication and Rhetoric program, is the new editor of the ATEG Journal, the official publication of the Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar (ATEG), an affiliate organization of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

November 3, 2005

Online M.A. Student Publishes Article on Workplace Stress

Dave Primm, a student in the M.A. in Technical Communication online program in the Department of English, has published the following article in Technical Communication, the academic journal of the Society for Technical Communication: "What Workplace Stress Research is Telling Technical Communicators," November 2005, pp. 449-455.

November 1, 2005

Todd Rasberry Publishes Ethics Case

Todd Rasberry, a doctoral student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric in the Department of English and Senior Development Officer for the College of Arts & Sciences, has published an ethics case, "The Buck Stops Here," in the November 2005 issue of STC Intercom (pp. 41-42), the magazine of the Society for Technical Communication.

October 31, 2005

Doctoral Student in English Has Article Accepted

Ibrahim Alhiyari, a Ph.D. student in the Department of English, will publish "Thomas Watson: New Birth Year and Privileged Ancestry" in the March 2006 issue of Notes and Queries.

October 5, 2005

Ph.D. Student in Technical Communication Has Article Accepted

Nicole Madison, a Ph.D. student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric from the Department of English, will publish "Instructions, Visuals, and the English-Speaking Bias in Technical Communication" in the May 2006 issue of Technical Communication, the academic journal of the Society for Technical Communication.

September 12, 2005

Ph.D. Student Selected for Best New Poets 2005 Anthology

Carrie Jerrell's "When the Rider Is Truth" (a poem first published in 32 Poems Magazine, edited by TTU's Dr. John Poch) has been selected as one of fifty poems for the Best New Poets 2005 anthology to be published in November. Ms. Jerrell is a new Ph.D. student in the creative writing program of the Department of English.

August 24, 2005

Two Works by Creative Writing Student Chosen for San Antonio Exhibition

Two works by Ito Romo, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, have been selected for the 20th Anniversary Exhibition at Blue Star Center for Contemporary Art in San Antonio. Across the bottom of each large-scale pastel landscape, Romo has hand-written a short-short story, bringing together the world of visual arts and literature.

June 6, 2005

Two Creative Writers Given AWP Recognition

Two Ph.D. students in the Creative Writing program of the Department of English, Toni Jensen and Scott Sandlin, were given Honorable Mentions in the AWP Intro Award competition.

May 12, 2005

Dave Yeats and Locke Carter Publish Article on Usability

Dave Yeats, a doctoral student, and Dr. Locke Carter, Assistant Professor of Technical Communication, both from the Department of English, have published an article that appears in the May 2005 issue of Technical Communication, the scholarly journal of the Society for Technical Communication.

May 7, 2005

Ph.D Student in English Receives Fellowship

Dave Yeats, a Ph.D student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric from the Department of English, is the recipient of a James Douglas and Mary Hazelwood Memorial Fellowship.

April 13, 2005

Six English Students Receive Sumer DIssertation Awards

Six Ph.D. students from the Department of English are the recipients of Summer Dissertation Research Awards ($2300) from the Graduate School: Ibrahim Alhiyari, Tiffany Craft-Portewig, Gail Folkins, Toni Jensen, Dmitri Stanchevici, Marcus Weekley.

April 13, 2005

PhD Student in English Receives Paul Whitfield Horn Fellowship for Women Graduate Students

Amber Lancaster, a Ph.D. student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric from the Department of English, is the 2005 recipient of the Paul Whitfield Horn Fellowship for Women Graduate Students.

April 13, 2005

Doctoral Students Receive Study Abroad Scholarships

Sara Bailey, Ph.D student in English, and Dmitri Stanchevici, Ph.D. Student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric, are recipients of Study Abroad Competitive Scholarships from the TTU Office of International Affairs.

March 28, 2005

Graduate Student in English Receives SCMLA Dissertation Award

Amy D. Lynn, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English, is the 2005 recipient of the South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Dissertation Award.

March 21, 2005

Kelly Wisecup Invited to Phi Kappa Phi

Kelly Wisecup, a master's student in English, has been invited to membership in Phi Kappa Phi.

March 10, 2005

Three Students in Creative Writing to Publish Poems

Trista Foster, Marcus Weekley, and Patrick Whitfill--all graduate students in the Creative Writing program of the Department of English--have poems forthcoming in literary journals.

February 22, 2005

Undergraduate Students in English Publish in New Journal

Two undergraduate students in Creative Writing, Scott Martin and Valerie Taylor, have been published in a new literary magazine.

February 15, 2005