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TWU dental hygiene students, faculty provide services in Peru

For the past three years, TWU dental hygiene clinical professor Leslie Koberna and her students have ventured to Guatemala, working in make-shift facilities and mobile dental units to treat and clean the teeth of orphans, school children and families who might not get these services elsewhere. Last month, Koberna took her students 2,000 miles further south to provide dental hygiene services to nearly 300 people in Lima, Peru, during an 11-day faculty-led education abroad experience.

Retired professor’s brainchild addresses SLP shortage

As attendees looked out over the sea of graduates this month, they saw a group of them wearing mortar boards adorned with feathers. 

That was our students’ salute to retired TWU Associate Professor Allan Bird, who two decades ago received a Texas Education Agency grant for the unique program he created: a two-year distance-learning master’s degree.

Register now for TWU summer camps

Looking for educational and fun activities for your children this summer? Texas Woman's University provides a variety of camps for local children of all ages. Dance and theatre, writing, science and technology, sports and speech round out the offerings on the university's Denton campus.

Summer camp tackles rare childhood speech disorder

TWU is the only university in Texas to offer a special camp to help families overcome childhood apraxia, a neurological disorder affecting speech. NBC5 DFW aired a news story highlighting the positive impact our CHAMP Camp program has on young lives.

Texas Woman’s faculty Christopher Bolinger wins national research award

Texas Woman’s University communication sciences and disorders faculty member Christopher Bolinger, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, was selected as one of 10 recipients for a national research award given by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

TWU tackles shortage, growing demand for speech therapists with unique collaborative program

Texas Woman’s University—one of the nation’s top producers of speech therapists—will place 124 new graduates in public schools across the state, the largest group of speech-language pathologists to graduate in Texas this year. Because of this program, the Lone Star State's public schools benefit from cost savings and a guaranteed pipeline of high-demand professionals.

Gov. Abbott appoints communication sciences student as new student regent

Calling it “an amazing opportunity to speak for other students,” Rachel Iacobucci made it her goal her freshman year to become the student regent for Texas Woman’s University.  This goal became a reality when Gov. Greg Abbott named Iacobucci TWU’s student regent April 26.

Communication sciences student attends class via “robot”

Technology came to life in a whole new way for Margie Crow this summer, as the Texas Woman’s University graduate student was able to use a “robot” to interact with her professor and classmates face-to-face, despite being 90 miles away from Denton.

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