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Free dental screening event for kids enters fifth year

Texas Woman’s students and faculty hope to elicit smiles instead of tears at the fifth annual TWU Giving Kids a Smile event on Saturday, April 6, at the TWU Dental Hygiene Clinic.  The event, organized and run by dental hygiene students, provides free oral care services to children with significant dental needs.

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.