Betty L. McLane-Iles, professor of French, authored a historical novel, “Dieppe Crossing,” which will be published by XLibris Publishing Corporation. Her novel is a fictional memoir set during the Spanish Civil War on through the years of the French Resistance, ending in the 1980s. McLane-Iles also wrote a poem, “The Debt,” that was recently awarded first place in the first round of poetry judging for the Senior Poet Laureat of Missouri competition, and was subsequently given “Honor Roll” status. The poem will appear in the next edition of “Angels Without Wings,” a collection of prize-winning poetry of senior poets from all fifty states.

Fourteen Truman McNair Scholars presented at the 12th Annual MKN McNair Heartland Research Conference in Kansas City, Sept 19-21. Presentations were a result of summer research interships. The scholars will also present in Violette Hall 1000 Oct. 1. A presentation schedule and abstracts can be found at
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