Division and Alumni News

TWU to celebrate new Scientific Research Commons April 13-14

Join TWU Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Nutrition & Food Science for a two-day event celebrating the NEW Scientific Research Commons (SRC) on TWU's Denton campus. SRC is located on the southeast corner of campus at Texas St. and N Bell Ave. Events to include:

Tuesday, April 13: 12:30-1:30 p.m. poster session; 2 p.m. dedication ceremony for the new installation, "Infinite"; and  4-5 p.m. poster session.
Wednesday, April 14: 1-2 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. poster sessions

Out of concern for your safety, this event is open to the TWU community only.

Dr. Ann Davis wins national teaching award

The Society for College Science Teachers (SCST) has selected Dr. Ann Davis as the 2021 Winner of the Outstanding Undergraduate Science Teaching Award. Dr. Davis teaches Principles of Biology, Scientific Communication, and Immunology. She was recognized for her innovative teaching and use of active learning exercises, including clickers and team-based learning, as well as her work advising students as Chair of the Pre-health Committee at TWU. Dr. Davis will receive a plaque and an award of $1500, and she will deliver the Marjorie Garner Lecture at the next annual SCST meeting.

Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity names TWU alumna Senior Project Manager

National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity announced that Kristen Stevens Hobbs, MPH, has joined as Senior Project Manager for Quality Improvement and Equity. In her role, Hobbs will champion the advancement of health equity and will implement epidemiologic principles for the design, implementation and management of evidence-based public health interventions.

Kristen earned her BS in Biology from Texas Woman’s University and her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from Saint Louis University.

Fall 2020 Dean’s and Chancellor’s Lists

117 biology majors and 17 medical technology majors were named to fall 2020 dean's and chancellor's lists.

González begins mentorship and research endowment

Elma González grew up working as a migrant farmer with her family across South Texas. As an undergraduate student at Texas Woman’s, she worked on campus part-time while double majoring in biology and chemistry, also earning her teaching credentials. The need to work part time while studying as a full-time student did not allow additional time for research or extracurricular activities.