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Powers first at Texas Woman’s to win Boren Fellowship

Petina JD Powers has survived a litany of hardships, but now the sociology doctoral student is the first TWU student to earn a David L. Boren Fellowship, which she will use to study the Hindi language this summer before traveling to India to conduct research.

TWU celebrates Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Graduate Student Appreciation Week is April 4-8, and Texas Woman’s will celebrate with events on all three campuses. Holly Hansen-Thomas, dean of the Graduate School, will be in Denton, Dallas, and Houston to celebrate the dedication and achievements of TWU graduate students.

TWU to celebrate 50+ years of nursing PhD

The world has learned many lessons the past two years with the sudden arrival of — and adjustments to — COVID-19, perhaps none more pressing than there is an overwhelming need for more nurses. Nurses, however, do not just appear. It takes education and training as well as research into the best ways to nurse patients. That requires doctoral-educated nurses with careers in health administration, education, clinical research, and advanced clinical practice.

Alumna helps students take writing out of the classroom and into the mainstream

Poet, educator, LGBTQIA+ activist and TWU alumna Em Ramser (MA, MAT ‘20) once swore “up, down and sideways” that she would never become a teacher. Now, she teaches high school pre-AP English classes and designs her curriculum around professional opportunities for students, inspired by Dr. Gretchen Busl's lessons in “pop scholarship.”

Graduate students fuel TWU record enrollment

Enrollment at Texas Woman’s University reached a record 16,441 for fall 2020, a 4% increase over 2019, according to preliminary figures announced today by the university.

U.S. News ranks TWU tops in Texas, fifth nationally for ethnic diversity

Texas Woman’s University has been recognized as having one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in Texas and nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 “Best Colleges” rankings, released today. TWU is ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 5 nationally out of more than 1,500 regionally accredited schools evaluated.

TWU, UNT partner to expand autism assessment access

The Texas Woman’s University Woodcock Institute and Department of Psychology and Philosophy are partnering with the University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center to create a new joint clinic that will increase access to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) assessment services across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Regents OK innovative degrees in biotech, business health care

The TWU Board of Regents today approved two new degrees that offer innovative approaches to burgeoning fields in the DFW area: One a master’s degree in biotechnology that integrates business and science and is aimed at producing more women in the STEM sector; and the other a bachelor’s business degree in health care administration that provides a fresh path to the health care field.

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