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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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