School and Alumni News

Partnership adds life skills class for students on autism spectrum

A partnership between Texas Woman's University and the 29 Acres Transition Academy has led to a life skills class at TWU for students on the autism spectrum. This fall there are 24 academy students on the TWU campus as non-degree seeking students. 

Space Design team wins NASA-sponsored challenge for fourth time

Texas Woman’s University undergraduate kinesiology students focused on what they knew best — the scientific study of human body movement — and took the top overall prize at a NASA-sponsored design competition, marking the fourth time a TWU team won first-place honors in the statewide challenge.

Faculty member’s student experience is inspiration for Japan study abroad program

Aya Yoshikawa, an assistant professor in the School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology, was one of nine recipients to receive a two-year Texas International Education Fund (TIEF) study abroad development grant from the The Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC).

Kinesiology team places fourth at NASA-sponsored competition

A Texas Woman’s team of senior kinesiology students created a wearable device for astronauts that signals when unsafe arm positions are detected. The team’s project placed fourth overall at the Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge, a NASA-sponsored science competition. 

Service has familiar theme to student’s spring break experience

Texas Woman’s junior Maya Landgrebe didn’t have to leave Denton to have the perfect spring break. As site leader for the TWU Local Alternative Spring Break, Landgrebe planned volunteer excursions for university students who stayed on campus or in the Denton area this past spring break.