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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.

After loss, graduation has special meaning for mom, daughter

Katelynn Sparkman’s life instantly changed when her husband was killed in a car accident. She was now a widowed mother with the challenge of working a full-time job on top of going to school full-time. Despite the loss, Sparkman is walking at the May commencement ceremony with her cohort and will graduate in August.

Mehta recognized by national group

Jyutika Mehta, PhD, professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Oral Health and director of the Stroke Center - Dallas, received the Kenneth Viste, Jr., MD Memorial Lectureship Award at the 2023 American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) Annual Meeting on March 15 in Charleston, S.C. 

Signing skills give boost to nursing student

While nursing and becoming a midwife is her career goal, American Sign Language is preparing TWU junior Alana Douglas for her future. Her doctor has told her that by the time she is 40, she will be completely deaf in her right ear and have just 25 percent hearing in her left. 

TWU professor recognized for innovative teaching methods in STEM

Chad Smith, PhD, a professor in the College of Health Sciences at Texas Woman’s University, received the Texas Girls Collaborative Project 2022 Educator Stand Up for STEM Award.