School and Alumni News

Leadership skills key to student’s path to regent

With a heart for people and a desire to make an impact, Maya Landgrebe will serve as Texas Woman's new student regent. Landgrebe is a recent exercise science/pre-occupational therapy graduate and is a current occupational therapy doctoral student on the Houston campus. 

Faculty win $10,000 first prize at research conference

Assistant Professor Ngozi Mbue, PhD, of the College of Nursing and Associate Professor Rhett Rigby, PhD, of the College of Health Sciences teamed with two others to win $10,000 and first prize at TARC, an annual research conference sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES).

TWU design team places third at NASA-sponsored competition

Texas Woman's University undergraduate kinesiology students placed third in a statewide NASA-sponsored design competition. The team designed and tested a lightweight and compact exercise device for astronauts to prevent muscle atrophy. 

PhD candidate’s fellowship is creating path to help others

Thuy-Tien Ho, a PhD candidate in the School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology, was chosen as a 2023-24 Dallas-Fort Worth Albert Schweitzer Fellow, which prepares the next generation of professionals who will serve and empower vulnerable people to live healthier lives and create healthier communities. She  is developing and implementing a mindfulness health promotion and chronic disease prevention program tailored to the needs of women living in West Dallas.

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.