Division and Alumni News
The TWU Bettye Myers Butterfly Garden has received the May Business Yard of the Month award from Keep Denton Beautiful. Designated as a Monarch Waystation, the butterfly garden boasts a lovely variety of flowers, including coneflowers (bachelor buttons), poppies, evening primrose, larkspur, phlox, gerbera daisy, and cornflowers. Find Phase II of this garden by the Little Chapel in-the-Woods and enjoy the Carroll Abbott Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is a section of the garden dedicated to the memory of Carroll Abbott.
"Give the humble potato (Solanum tuberosum) a place in your vegetable garden," writes Nat Mills, Ph.D., a professor in the TWU Department of Biology and guest contributor for the Denton County Master Gardner Association.
The Texas Woman’s University Department of Biology is supporting local COVID-19 testing by supplying Denton County Public Health with tubes of virus transport media (VTM) and nasal swabs for specimen collection.
Each spring, Texas Woman's University presents the Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium to showcase outstanding student work. The TWU Chancellor and the Graduate Council honor only a small number of outstanding students each year.
For 2019-2020, five students in the Biology Department were honored as Chancellor's Student Research Scholars, and one biology student received a Graduate Council Award for Exceptional, Original Research. Congratulations to each of these outstanding students!
2020 Chancellor's Student Research Scholars
Anne Davenport, Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr. DiAnna Hynds
Bhoomi Madhu, Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr. Tina Gumienny
Elizabeth Meza, undergraduate student in the lab of Dr. Michael Bergel
Maya Ortiz, undergraduate student in the lab of Dr. Michael Bergel
Rosylin Roy, undergraduate student in the lab of Dr. Tina Gumienny
2020 Graduate Council Award for Exceptional, Original Scholarship
Sukhbir Kaur, Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr. Dayna Averitt
A team of Texas Woman’s University faculty have been awarded $2,448,091 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund a project aimed at improving retention and graduation rates for students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
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