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TWU biology students admitted to highly competitive pre-med program

Texas Woman’s University undergraduate biology students Elizabeth Gaytan and Gratzelly Marquez were recently named Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) scholars. The program guarantees Gaytan and Marquez admission to one of the state's eleven medical schools. They also will receive financial and academic support during their studies along with access to resources and mentorship that will allow them to excel in their chosen discipline.

TWU graduate brings nutrition research to the forefront of health care

As the role nutrition plays in health care continues to grow, so too does the importance of research opportunities for Texas Woman’s students, which May 2021 nutritional sciences graduate Lily Sebastian discovered during her time at the university. Sebastian will now use her experience at TWU to pave her own way in the medical field.

Three CHS students receive 2021 Outstanding Student Awards

Three Texas Woman's College of Health Sciences students received 2021 Outstanding Student Awards during a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday, March 25.

Top scholarship goes to Coppell senior with strong academic, service record

She developed a keen interest in soccer as a small child, but it was a 2009 trip to her parents’ homeland in Nepal that expanded Binivaa Manandhar’s thoughts to weightier matters.

Manandhar, now a senior at Coppell High School, had a vivid memory of the Nepal visit that sticks with her to this day.

2021 Outstanding Student Awards

The TWU Alumni Association announced the recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Student Awards for graduate and undergraduate students.

Pioneer Interview with Daisy Woodring

TWU Athletics visited with TWU freshman gymnast Daisy Woodring to talk about her first-team all-America honor, the transition to online learning, and how she is staying connected during a time of social distancing. 

 

TWU’s top scholarship awarded to McKinney HS senior

Sometimes, surprises aren’t just big, they’re transformational, too.

And for Caroline Deitch, whose outstanding academic credentials put her near the top of her senior class at McKinney High School, the surprise was a full-ride scholarship to Texas Woman’s University.

D'Abrosca tapped to be next TWU student regent

Texas Woman’s University junior Lexi D’Abrosca has been appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to serve as the next student representative on the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents. Her term expires May 31, 2020.

Fort Worth high school senior earns chancellor’s top scholarship

It’s not often that the leader of a higher education institution travels to a high school to personally award a scholarship, but when the circumstances are extraordinary, a personal visit is in order.

TWU student to explore whole new world at Disney College

Next semester, one of Texas Woman’s University’s own Disney fanatics and Rapunzel fangirls will spend her days in the happiest place on earth, putting light in children’s eyes and making magic. 

Madeline Keck Sertner: Turning adversity into a bright political future

While Madeline Keck Sertner (BA ’19) has seen her fair share of hardships, she has been determined to make a difference in her life and the lives of others and now is charting a promising political career.

Jones awarded third national study abroad award

Texas Woman’s University junior Kayla Jones has been awarded two top national study abroad awards totaling $4,375 to study in London this summer.

Romans displays leadership skills on inaugural NASA team at TWU

Kinesiology senior Audra Romans made the most of her Texas Woman’s undergraduate experience as an Honors Scholar, Pioneer Ambassador, Kinesiology Club member and student employee in several departments on campus. Then, during her final semester, Romans and five other kinesiology students competed and won first place as TWU’s inaugural team in the Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC) Design Challenge, sponsored by NASA.

Grad student thrives as first-gen Latina student at TWU, mentors others

As an undergraduate honors student and G-Force mentor, Jassmine Marquez guided others to pursue higher education. Now, as a Texas Woman’s graduate student, she is continuing to help other students as an internship ambassador and academic coach.

From first year to PT grad student, Mathis’ light shined brighter

It seems like Monica Mathis (DPT '20) is always moving. That’s not exactly unexpected for a physical therapy graduate student, but with Mathis, if you blink, she might already be on to her next commitment. In the five and a half years she’s been at TWU, Mathis hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down – from her first year as a shy, soft-spoken undergraduate kinesiology major to the outgoing, confident student in the physical therapy graduate program she is today.

Sophomore elementary education major, Lindsay Allen

Lindsay Allen remembers her application process as a prospective high school student very well. One of the first things the Fort Worth native noticed was that each professor and staff member she met with was friendly, encouraging, and they genuinely cared about her and her education.

 

Senior Miranda Moore, Student Leader

Having been described as a “bundle of energy,” Miranda Moore exudes an air of excitement and anticipation. The Senior Kinesiology and Pre-Occupational Therapy student knew she was going to make her mark before she even arrived at Texas Woman’s University.

 

TWU kinesiology student conducts unique, award winning research

As a Texas Woman’s honors student, Ayana Georges (B.S. ‘18) knew she wanted to make a difference in the world of kinesiology. This prompted her to begin her award-winning research, which received top honors at the 2018 Great Plains Honors Council (GPHC) Conference held in March.

TWU students invited to witness oral arguments at the Second Circuit Court of Appeals

TWU Associate Professor of Political Science Parker R. Hevron, PhD, and the Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy arranged for political science students to visit the Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth on Nov. 19 to watch oral arguments and receive a tour.

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