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Grad has sights on expanding care to her native Nepal

Melina Dhakal has spent the last seven years living and going to school in the United States. Her aspirations are to finish her education, gain experience as a speech-language practitioner and return to her home country of Nepal to help those who are most in need. Dhakal will graduate in December 2023 from Texas Woman’s University with a master’s degree in speech-language pathology.

Stroke Center’s new ambassador has disarming demeanor

Watson Polk has become an ambassador and a little bit of a celebrity at the Stroke Center. Polk uses a type of Augmentative and Alternative Communication device called eye-gaze technology to communicate. He volunteered on Wednesdays during the fall semester, helping Stroke Center clients communicate with their own AAC devices. 

For hearing or deaf, signing has big impact on study abroad experience

Students and alumni from the Education of the Deaf program visited iconic landmarks and experienced Deaf culture in the  TWU Global Perspectives in Deafness in Europe study abroad trip to France and Belgium. 

Gilman scholarship supports study abroad opportunities

Eight Texas Woman’s students recently returned from unique TWU Education Abroad faculty-led trips, thanks in part to scholarships from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.

LEGO camp enhances STEM, language skills

Eighteen children from ages 5 to 13 – and with varying hearing capabilities – took part in a unique weeklong summer camp at Texas Woman’s University that uses LEGO building pieces to teach youngsters science-related concepts while at the same time honing their communication skills.