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Two ESFL professors participate in TedX

Dr. Gretchen Busl and Dr. Gray Scott both gave presentations at the “Pioneering the Space Between” TedX at TWU event on March 4. Their presentations became live on Facebook in early June.

Busl’s presentation is “Whoever controls the narrative has the power.”

 Scott’s presentation is “Can we really teach writing?”

TedX is a locally organized version of TED Talks, which bring influential speakers to discuss topics for 18 minutes. The presentations are made available online for free.

For more information on the university’s TedX, go to organization's website.

Alumna Weina Dai Randel to launch two new books March 1, April 5

Author and English MA graduate Weina Dai Randel will launch her book, “The Moon in the Palace,” at the Crow Collection of Asian Art at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1st. Randel then will launch the sequel, “The Empress of Bright Moon,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 5th at the Southlake Barnes & Noble. For more information, visit

English major Savannah Peer becomes first Terry Scholar to graduate from TWU

Although the ink on Savannah Peer’s bachelor’s degree is barely dry, the first Terry Scholar to graduate from Texas Woman’s University already is making her mark in the digital world.

In fact Peer, who is receiving her bachelor of arts degree in English this December, is so busy starting her career as the digital marketing manager for Good Life Family magazine and moving into her first apartment in Plano, that she’s unable to participate in TWU winter commencement ceremonies. Read full article here...

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