Kudos for Three Academic Women

Carolyn Mosley, dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, will receive the 2011 National TRIO Achiever Award, from the Council for Opportunity in Education at the group’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., on September 27.

Dr. Mosley holds a Ph.D. in nursing from Texas Woman’s University.

Ingrid Daubechies, the James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics at Duke University, will receive the 2011 Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Professor Daubechies was honored for her “pioneering contributions to the theory and application of wavelet transforms.”

Professor Daubechies recently came to Duke from Princeton University. She earned her bachelor’s and Ph.D. degrees in physics at Vrije University in Brussels.

Brenda Y. Cartwright, associate professor of kinesiology and rehabilitation in the College of Education at the University of Hawaii, received the Virgie Winston-Smith Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns.

Dr. Cartwright is a graduate of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Michigan and an educational doctorate from George Washington University.

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