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Houston raid leaves questions about officers’ motives

From a raid that left two suspects dead, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said, “I’m very confident that we’re going to have criminal charges on one or more police officers” Jan. 28, 2019, a no-knock raid warrant was issued to the house of 7815 Harding St. in the  Pecan Park neighborhood of southeast Houston. Upon

TWU Houston Center to host 2019 Parry Lecture

Every year, Texas Woman’s University hosts a Parry Lecture on its Houston campus. Each year features a different topic, and this year’s lecture will be over indigenizing the health professions. The lecture will take place Mar. 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the Houston Endowment Auditorium. The 2019 Parry Lecture will be presented by Dr.

Hurricane Harvey still affects Houston residents

Two years after Harvey, downtown Houston may appear unscathed to the outside observer. The traffic is at its normal pace, the streets and sidewalks have been repaired, and life seems to buzz on in the long-term aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Houston residents, however, have not forgotten the 134 mph wind speeds or the

Houston Christmas to come to life with Magical Winter Lights

“Magical Winter Lights is a 20- acre, 52- day, larger than life lantern festival that presents a fresh multicultural take on traditional holiday light shows,” according to the MWL website. For the fourth year, MWL continues to be “Houston’s largest holiday celebration and the nation’s largest lantern festival of its kind,”

Houston nursing professor receives $534,000 NIH grant

Dr. Pinky Budhrani-Shani of the TWU Institute of Health Sciences at Houston is celebrating some exciting firsts this November. Budhrani-Shani, Ph.D, has been awarded a $534,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for her proposed study, “Caring for Caregivers with Mind-Body Exercise.” Budhrani-Shani’s study will be the first of its kind

TWU’s Mary Joyce Newsom Award

Mary Joyce Newsom is a well known individual in TWU’s occupational therapy community; the official TWU Houston website describes Newsom as an individual who made a difference through “her professional contributions and personal qualities” in the field of Occupational Therapy. Newsome had such an impact on TWU and the field of

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