TWU Psychology's Debra Mollen has been named a Distinguished Leader for Women for her "critical contributions to psychology through her trailblazing research on sexuality, reproductive justice, multicultural competence, and counseling psychology training."
Virginia Chandler Dykes, Texas Woman's University alumna and benefactor recognized for her work in occupational therapy, passed away on August 10, 2022.
The annual holiday concert, A Very Merry Concert!, will cap the Texas Woman's University Division of Music's 17-event calendar of performances for Fall 2022.
This summer, Iquail Shaheed presented and successfully defended his dissertation to become the first Black male to earn a PhD in dance at TWU.
"I am a doctor of dance," Shaheed said. "A doctor of joyous dance. I'm so excited, I can't believe it."
Texas Woman’s University alumna Dawn Chaney, PhD, has provided a $100,000 gift to TWU for scholarships benefitting students majoring in exercise physiology and exercise science, and students who are committed to women’s leadership.
Texas Woman's University is offering a bachelor's degree in Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies beginning in Fall 2022.
"It's officially approved," said Danielle Phillips-Cunningham, PhD, associate professor and program lead of the Multicultural Women's & Gender Studies program. "It's on the books. Sign up."
Two volunteers in a clinical drug trial for a new antidepressant deal with the ramifications of their newly awakened emotions in The Effect, a play by Lucy Prebble that will open the 2022-23 season of the Texas Woman’s University’s Theatre program.
The 2022-23 season will consist of four plays.
TWU biology doctoral student Erica Garcia is investigating the strange relationship between breast cancer and human cytomegalovirus, attempting to solve a mystery that could lead to better treatment of breast cancer and better outcomes for patients.
"The thought that I could improve lives is a big motivation," Garcia said.
It was a one-of-a-kind summer camp experience that mixed children with different hearing capabilities with coding and robotics concepts – and the added bonus of LEGO building pieces.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a better example of the symbiosis between a Texas Woman's University education and an emerging career than the example of Tawny LeBouef Tullia.
The combinations of job and education, challenges and preparation, environment and interests have taken Tullia to Memphis, Tenn., where she just completed the first month of her interim year as dean of the Rosa Deal School of Arts at Christian Brothers University.
July 1, 2022 – DENTON - The Texas Woman's University History Program on Friday published the 15th edition of Ibid., A Student History Journal.
Ibid is written and produced by the members of the TWU Eta Nu Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society.
Veteran communications professional Kristina Kaskel-Ruiz will lead marketing and communications efforts for Texas Woman’s three campuses beginning July 1.
Now in its 65th year, Texas Woman's University's PhD in dance program is the longest running in the United States, and has produced 117 graduates.
Texas Woman’s University has released its list of graduates for the spring 2022 semester.
Fast-tracking a start-up into a scalable and successful business is no easy task, but six women entrepreneurs were able to do just that through the TX Women Owned Incubator Program, offered by the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University and The Slate, a woman-owned coworking space in Dallas.
Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for potential first-year and transfer students — from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 25, on the university’s Denton campus.
The Center for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE) at Texas Woman’s University has selected six female veterans in Texas to receive a $5,000 award each through its Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant program, which supports women veterans in Texas who own their own businesses or are interested in launching one.
Texas Woman’s University has released its deans’ and chancellor’s lists for the spring 2022 semester.
Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average are eligible for the deans’ list. Students who have achieved a 4.0 GPA are named to the chancellor’s list.
Research conducted by Catalina Pislariu, PhD, of the TWU Biology Department into rehabilitating farmland by planting crops that not only grow in depleted soil but also contribute to the regeneration of that exhausted earth has earned a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
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.
Javier Flores, EdD, TWU’s associate vice president for enrollment management, has been named to an RNL advisory board aimed at addressing the greatest enrollment challenges facing colleges and universities today.
Riley-Grace Huggins, a TWU junior majoring in English Literature, earned four scholarships to allow her to study in Greece this summer.
Denise Maricle, PhD, a professor of psychology at Texas Woman’s University, is the first recipient of the Richard W. Woodcock Distinguished Research Fellowship awarded by the Woodcock Institute for Neurocognitive Research and Applied Practice.
She left behind a spirited legacy when she graduated from Texas Woman’s with an MBA on May 14, and whoever follows in Leslie Fredrickson’s footsteps is going to have some awfully big shoes to fill.
Like say, size 17 EEE.
Megan Schuth, the first woman battalion chief in the Denton Fire Department, will be awarded her PhD in rhetoric in Friday’s graduation ceremony at TWU.
This Friday, 19-year old TWU alumna Haley Taylor Schlitz will become the youngest law school graduate in the nation and the youngest law school grad ever from SMU.
As a woman working in biomechanics, Texas Woman’s doctoral candidate Noelle Tuttle is dedicated to the outreach for and education of more women in the field, especially minorities who have had little to no exposure. Thanks to grants from the Biomechanics Initiative, she was able to further that mission by co-hosting virtual and in-person events in Denton and Ecuador to inspire future practitioners and researchers.
U.S. Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia today announced a $50,000 gift to Texas Woman’s University to launch a scholarship program aimed at supporting students who aspire to careers in public service and come from traditionally underrepresented groups in federal, state and local politics.
Texas Woman’s University will host a First Saturday event for potential first-year and transfer students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 7 on the university’s Denton campus.
What’s better than a heavy underdog winning an innovative design contest involving some of the state’s brightest minds?
Winning it again.
Makayla Hughes has a deep concern for the health and welfare of her community. She’s witnessed firsthand how members of her tight-knit, mostly Black neighborhood in Houston lacked the kind of care essential to keep its residents healthy.
Her interest in science started in summer camp and grew into a dream of becoming a researcher. Harsh words from a supervisor temporarily derailed that dream, but Lindsey Ramos Freitas overcame her struggles, regained her confidence, and is set to receive her professional science master’s degree during spring commencement ceremonies at Texas Woman’s University.
U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, dean of the Texas Congressional Delegation, and Texas Woman’s alumna Merrilee Kick, an entrepreneur who became the first woman owner of a winery/distillery in the country, highlight the list of speakers during May commencement ceremonies at TWU.
Isabella Campbell has a penchant for excelling – and for helping others be at their best, too.
The Center for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE) at Texas Woman’s University will be accepting submissions for its Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant program, which supports women veterans in Texas who own their own businesses or are interested in launching one, starting on Monday, April 25, 2022.
The Center for Student Leadership at Texas Woman’s University is launching a student chapter of Toastmasters International, an educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The chapter is open to all TWU students, and recruitment is currently underway.
Looking for educational and fun activities for your children this summer? Texas Woman’s University provides a variety of camps for local children of all ages.
The Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University is sponsoring the new Virtual Academic Series, an exciting program of three virtual panels that will provide professionalization tools for all TWU faculty, post-docs and graduate students during April 2022.
Vicki Byrd didn’t know anything about Denton when her best friend asked her to attend Texas Woman’s University with her. Since then, she’s worked, raised a family, and now represents her adopted hometown as a member of the Denton City Council.
Texas Woman’s University has selected a veteran administrator and higher education consultant to oversee strategies for managing the institution’s enrollment.
Javier Flores, who has held key leadership positions at Angelo State University, Howard College and New Mexico State University, will become Texas Woman’s associate vice president for enrollment management on April 4.
A Texas Woman’s team comprised of three School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology students demonstrated impressive knowledge and placed second overall in the Kinesiology Student Bowl during the Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 2022 Meeting in February.
Continuing a commitment to help students succeed academically, a Texas Woman’s University regent and her husband have pledged another $100,000 gift to the university to expand a scholarship program that covers four years of tuition and fees for five Denton High School graduates.
Texas Woman’s University is celebrating the publication of Making Space for Women: Stories from Trailblazing Women of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the first book in the TWU Book Series, with a reading and talk by author Jennifer M. Ross-Nazzal on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 6 p.m. in the Student Union at Hubbard Hall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for potential first-year students — from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 26, on the university’s Denton campus.
Sarah Weddington was known best for arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark Roe v. Wade case, but she had a trailblazing legal and legislative career that spanned decades and was predicated largely on advancing women’s issues, which produced mountains of documents and records.
Public health officials from Dallas, Denton and Houston will share their experiences dealing with the COVID pandemic at Texas Woman’s University’s seventh annual Jamison Lecture, part of the Nancy P. and Thaddeus E. Paup Lecture Series.
Whether it’s cutting horses, running a business, governing a university system or even throwing a javelin, Stacie Dieb McDavid has a way of leaving a lasting impression.
The former track and field star was recruited to Texas Woman’s University as a javelin thrower and has since made a name for herself in spaces from the boardroom to the rodeo arena.
Roxy Gonzales-Vogel is making a habit out of making history.
She made it big in 2019 after she accomplished one of the fastest ascents ever of Mt. Everest, making it from sea level in her former hometown in Berkeley, Calif. to the top of the tallest mountain in the world in Asia and back in a mere two weeks.
Cynthia Nevels never imagined her journey as a student at Texas Woman’s University would one day lead her to play a pivotal role in establishing the first Black-owned restaurant at her alma mater. Soulgood, created and founded by Nevels, has opened its flagship restaurant at TWU delivering healthier food options to campus and the North Texas community.
As non-engineers competing in a NASA-sponsored engineering design challenge, an all-female team of Texas Woman’s University kinesiology seniors knew they’d be heavy underdogs. But they defied conventional wisdom and won, making history in the process.
She’s seen firsthand the mental toll an abusive relationship can have on a woman, so it isn’t surprising that Angeles Nava, an assistant professor of nursing at TWU’s Houston campus, has devoted seven years to researching intimate partner violence.
Texas Woman’s University will host Transfer Connection — an open house event for potential transfer students — from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 5 on the university’s Denton campus.
The Texas Woman’s University System Board of Regents today approved funding for a “one-stop” student services center to be built near the center of the Denton campus.
The Texas Woman’s University System Board of Regents today approved naming features for a new nursing research center to be established at the university’s Dallas campus and for the existing division of social work at the Denton campus.
The Texas Woman’s University System Board of Regents today approved a plan to build a 175,000-square-foot health science center for the Denton campus to support growth in the colleges of health sciences and nursing and other collaborative efforts.
Texas Woman’s University has released its list of graduates for the fall 2021 semester.
Texas Woman’s University’s Academic Testing Services, in partnership with Pearson VUE, now offers professional certification and academic exams.
Sometimes, the path to a PhD can be quite interesting. Other times, the journey can be downright challenging. For Florence Osuofa, it was both.
Texas Woman’s University will highlight graduate program offerings during the Graduate Program Showcase — an open house event for potential graduate students — from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 19, on the university’s Denton campus.
Agueda Gomes grew up in the Angolan civil war. Today, the Texas Woman’s University doctoral student is working to help the people of her country affected by the war and improve educational opportunities in the region.
As an individual who experiences blindness, Demetria Ober never imagined having the courage to leave the comfort of her support system in Texas to transplant to another country and immerse herself in a foreign language and culture.
Texas Woman’s Director of the Center for Student Leadership Lawrencina Mason Oramalu is on a mission to help all TWU students discover and develop the leader within. Although an attorney by training, Oramalu has spent her career working in education, and she understands that effective leadership is needed in all industries and at all levels.
Texas Woman's University has released its deans' and chancellor's lists for the fall 2021 semester.
Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average are eligible for the deans' list. Students who have achieved a 4.0 GPA are named to the chancellor's list.
Landon Dickerson made history in 2014 as the first male elected student body president at Texas Woman’s University. Now, as a mental health prosecutor in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, he’s working on a new program to provide services for people with mental illness who are caught up in the legal system.
She may not have fully grasped the magnitude of it at the time, but the first step Alsenia Dowells took as a student 61 years ago on the Texas Woman’s University campus in Denton was huge.
Dowells was the first and only Black student enrolled at Texas Woman’s in the fall of 1961.
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.
Texas Woman's University Theatre Program presents our third show of the season, Until the Flood by Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Associate Professor Dr. Noah Lelek.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized Texas Woman’s online master’s education programs as being among the nation’s best.
Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for potential first-year and transfer students — from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 29, on the university’s Denton campus.
Texas Woman’s University has been recognized for its diversity, equity and inclusion activities by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
Texas Woman’s University has partnered with North Central Texas College (NCTC) to launch the Red River Promise Program, which offers high school students in 13 school districts the opportunity to attend college for free and receive an array of support services.
Texas Woman’s University will host an online open house for prospective students from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 22.
Texas Woman’s University’s Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership has selected six recipients for its new TX Women Owned Incubator Program in partnership with The Slate, a woman-owned coworking space in Dallas.
Texas Woman’s social work undergraduate Demetria Ober is studying abroad in Granada, Spain this year. As an individual who experiences blindness, she never imagined having the courage to leave her support system behind in order to fully immerse herself in a foreign language and culture.
Today, a growing coalition of more than two dozen colleges and universities across the United States, including Texas Woman’s University, joined Welcome.US in announcing the Welcome Campus Network. The network will amplify the work of higher education institutions to welcome and support newly arrived Afghan refugees.
Ronald Palomares-Fernandez, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Texas Woman’s University, has received the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) 2021 State Advocacy Award for his commitment to the advancement of the psychology profession and discipline at the state regulatory level.
Five Texas Woman’s kinesiology seniors turned classroom theories into a real-world device by competing in the Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge Showcase November 16-17. The TWU team, named The Oneiroi, was the only all-female team competing and won best overall team, along with best poster, best peer review and best video. They also placed second overall in the presentation category. All five team members are December 2021 graduates.
Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for potential first-year and transfer students — from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 4, on the university’s Denton campus.
Two high-profile events held on the Texas Woman’s University Denton campus made for an unforgettable experience for two TWU music students.
Lisa Bass learned some harsh lessons early in life, which in turn led to a pattern of late starts in her adult endeavors. But as evidence that bad fortune can sometimes turn good, those combined experiences were a formula for life success.
The Center for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE) at Texas Woman’s University has selected 25 female entrepreneurs to receive $5,000 awards through its StartHER Grant Program, part of an ongoing effort to boost women-owned businesses.
Today, state and higher education leaders celebrated the official opening of the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership on Texas Woman’s University’s Denton campus.
The Little Chapel-in-the-Woods secured its place in history and was recently recognized by the Texas Society of Architects during the organization’s 82nd Annual Conference and Design Expo held in San Antonio on October 7-9. The group honored the Chapel with its Architectural Landmark Award.
Texas Woman’s University’s Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership is accepting submissions for its new TX Women Owned Incubator Program in partnership with The Slate, a woman-owned coworking space in Dallas.
Texas Woman’s University will host a November First Saturday tour for potential first-year and transfer students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6 on the university’s Denton campus.
The Texas Legislature today authorized $100 million to construct a health sciences building on the Denton campus of Texas Woman’s University. The funding was part of a $3.3 billion campus construction project that legislators approved for Texas universities in the waning moments of a third special session.
Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for potential first-year and transfer students — from 8 a.m. to 12:30 pm, Saturday, Oct. 23 on the university’s Denton campus.
Boo at the U, the popular, annual fall festival returns to the TWU Denton campus on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 6-8 p.m.
The Jane Nelson Institute for Women's (JNIWL) Leadership at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) has partnered with The Slate, a woman-owned coworking space in Dallas, to provide women entrepreneurs comprehensive business support to help them start, grow and expand their businesses. The partnership solidifies JNIWL’s commitment to aiding the economic growth in the city of Dallas.
Texas Woman’s University will host an online open house for prospective students from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 2.
Texas Woman’s University will host a Graduate School and Professional Fair from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, on the university’s Denton campus.
The Texas Woman's University Division of Theatre opens the season with “Every Human: Tales of the Unanswerable,” adapted and directed by Associate Professor Steven Young. All performances will take place in the Redbud Theater Complex, located on the north side of Hubbard Hall on TWU’s Denton campus. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors
For the second straight year, Texas Woman’s University has been ranked among the nation’s top ethnically diverse institutions, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “Best Colleges” edition, released this week. Nationally, TWU received the fourth-highest diversity index rating. In Texas, the university tied for the second-highest ranking.
Texas Woman’s University and Amarillo College (AC) have partnered to create a seamless pathway to teacher certification and other programs that will effectively increase career options for Texas Panhandle communities.
Captain Tammie Jo Shults, the widely acclaimed pilot who brought Southwest Flight 1380 in for a successful, heroic emergency landing in 2018, headlines the fall installment of the Paup Lecture Series. The free, online event is open to the public and hosted by the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University.
The virtual lecture will begin at 6 p.m., Oct. 6, 2021. Preregistration is required.
Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority on efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education, has selected Texas Woman’s University’s PIONERAS program as a finalist for its 2021 Examples of Excelencia award.
Texas Woman’s University enrolled its most diverse student body ever this fall, and posted significant gains among first-time-in-college students and graduate students, a preliminary census count shows.
Texas Woman’s University’s Center for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE) will be accepting submissions for its StartHER Grant Program, which encourages women-owned businesses in Texas to undertake new and innovative projects, starting on Friday, Sept. 24. The winners will be announced on Friday, Nov. 5.
Join the Texas Woman’s University Division of Music for “Home of the Brave,” a 9/11 memorial concert featuring performances by the TWU band, choir and orchestra. The event will take place in Margo Jones Performance Hall on TWU’s Denton campus at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11.
The Texas Woman’s University Division of Dance presents the Jordan Fuchs Company in a concert of premieres for the stage and screen Sept. 10-11. Fuchs, a professor of dance at TWU, is joined by a cast of students and alumni for an event two years in the making.
This summer, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $1.5 million grant to a team of Texas Woman's faculty members to fund a project aimed at boosting enrollment in graduate biotechnology programs and promoting career success in the biotechnology sector. The team, made up of Drs. Juliet Spencer, Diana Elrod, Stephanie Pierce and Jessica Gullion, is launching TWU-SCALE, or Scholarships and Co-curricular Activities Leading to Excellence in the Biotechnology workforce.
The TWU College of Professional Education (COPE) has been selected to participate in the Holmes Program sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), which supports racially and ethnically diverse students pursuing graduate degrees in education.
The TWU Theatre Program’s 2021-2022 season features a modern take on a classic drama, a new spin on a seasonal favorite, a resonant exploration of race and policing in America, and a farce in verse that will leave you smiling.
Texas Woman’s University students Ashley Elliot and Demetria Ober look forward to expanding their worldview thanks to their recently awarded U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships. The scholarships will allow Elliot, an English major, to study abroad at Harlaxton College in England for the Spring 2022 semester and Ober, a social work major, to study abroad at Universidad de Granada in Spain for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Elizabeth Timothy, a master’s student in the Texas Woman’s University Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies Program, has been awarded the Philanthropic Educational Organization’s prestigious International Peace Scholarship for the second year in a row. Timothy’s award will allow her to continue pursuing her studies at TWU and develop two projects that support underserved women in Kenya.
Former biomechanics graduate student Chris Como visited TWU to film a segment for the Golf Channel program, Swing Expedition. Como visited with his former teacher, Young-Hoo Kwon, PhD, professor and director of the Biomechanics Laboratory in the School of Health Promotion & Kinesiology.
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.”
Texas Woman’s University has released its list of graduates for the spring 2021 semester.
Two Texas Woman’s doctoral candidates will spend the next year creating programs serving and advocating for members of minority communities through the prestigious Dallas-Fort Worth Albert Schweitzer Fellowship program. Paloma Silva (‘23) and Tamara Starling (‘23) are two of 13 students across North Texas selected for Schweitzer Fellowships, a cohort-based program in which graduate and medical students create innovative programs fulfilling unmet health and wellbeing needs within Dallas-Fort Worth communities.
Building off a campaign season that saw an increase in women running for political office, Texas Woman’s University’s Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy (CWPPP) is offering free online workshops July 17 and 31 to provide practical advice about topics critical to preparing and running an election campaign. The workshops are open to women across the state of Texas.
As part of its ongoing effort to boost women-owned businesses, the Center for Women Entrepreneurs at Texas Woman’s University announces the selection of 27 female veterans in Texas to receive awards valued between $1,000 and $10,000 through its inaugural Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant program.
Texas Woman's University has released its deans' and chancellor's lists for the spring 2021 semester.
Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average are eligible for the deans' list. Students who have achieved a 4.0 GPA are named to the chancellor's list.
When it comes to phone applications there is a saying — “There’s an app for that.” However, Minkowan Goo, PhD, an associate professor in the teacher education department at Texas Woman’s University, found that is not always the case.
A $100,000 gift to TWU, given by Texas Woman’s University System Regent Vice Chair Stacie Dieb McDavid and her husband, David McDavid, establishes the Dieb-McDavid Scholarship Program at TWU, which will award scholarships to Class of 2021 Denton High School graduates who demonstrate a commitment to women’s leadership and plan to enroll at the university in fall 2021.
TWU officially the nation's first woman-focused university system
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law Senate Bill 1126, which establishes the three campuses of Texas Woman’s University as the state’s seventh university system.
Texas Woman’s University will host two online Pioneer Preview Days — an open house event for potential first-year and transfer students — from 12-1 p.m. or 6-7 p.m., Thursday, June 17.
TWU alumna Jessica Hernandez always knew she wanted to go into the health care field and medical research fascinated her. She already was planning to return to TWU for her Master of Science in Chemistry degree when she got an email from the TWU Alumni Engagement office announcing a new scholarship exclusively for alumni pursuing a second degree from the university: The TWU Alumni Graduate Education Scholarship. She knew she had made the right decision to get her MS at TWU when she applied and was awarded the scholarship.
Five Texas Woman’s kinesiology seniors brought research to life by competing in the Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge Showcase April 20-21. The TWU Athena V team, the second all-female TWU team to enter the competition and the only all-female team competing this spring, placed seventh overall. All five team members will graduate this May.
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.
The Texas Woman’s University Department of Dance will present its spring virtual dance concert, “Through the Lens,” on YouTube at 7 p.m. April 23. The livestream event will feature faculty- and student-created screen dances and original sound scores. The event also will incorporate diverse cultural perspectives, an array of performance environments and entertaining explorations of the human condition in the age of COVID-19.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced that it awarded a Humanities Connections Grant of $99,426 to Texas Woman’s University. The grant will support the very first interdisciplinary and experiential learning initiative to integrate the history of Quakertown into courses at TWU. It will also enable the future development of a digital humanities archive of Quakertown-related research and reflection, which the project co-directors aim to connect to a public platform that will promote community engagement with Quakertown’s history for decades to come.
Texas Woman’s University has selected Rama Yelkur, a longtime faculty leader, professor, accomplished marketing and international business expert and board member — with a strong background in long-range planning, community outreach and fundraising — to head the College of Business. She begins her duties as dean on June 1.
The Texas Woman's University Department of Music and Theatre presents "Hot n’ Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration!" April 22-25. You are invited to listen to the timeless classics of Cole Porter during an unforgettable evening under the stars. All performances will take place outdoors on the Margo Jones Performance Hall steps.
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.
The Center for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE) at Texas Woman’s University today announced its inaugural Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant program, which supports women veterans in Texas who own their own businesses or are interested in launching one.
Being a Girls Scout is about more than selling cookies; it’s about leadership too. Thanks to a grant from Communities Foundation of Texas, 125 local Scouts learned about advocacy and the legislative process during a Democracy in Action Day sponsored by TWU’s Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy (CWPPP). At this full-day, virtual event held Saturday, March 20, girls in grades 3-12 participated in activities to earn the Women’s Right to Vote patch and Democracy badge.
Texas Woman’s University has named Lawrencina Mason Oramalu as the new director of the Center for Student Leadership, effective March 22.
Over the last two decades, Jamie Covey has earned three TWU degrees while serving concurrently as the lead American Sign Language teacher at Denton High School and a Navy reservist. Her dissertation topic, the effects of a reservist's deployment on their support system, draws from her own experience in the military.
Texas Woman’s University will host an online open house for prospective transfer and graduate students interested in programs at TWU’s Dallas campus from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March, 27.
The ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – giving women the right to vote – was a major milestone in women’s history. TWU visual arts faculty member Meg Griffiths, accustomed to examining the human experience through a camera lens, teamed with fellow photographer Frances Jakubek to mark the centennial of the amendment’s passage.
Texas Woman’s University will host its first virtual Public Affairs Forum, “Capitol Violence: Tracing Legacies of Anti-Black Racism, White Supremacy and Anti-Semitism,” on Zoom 6-7:30 p.m., March 4. The event is free and open to the public. Participants must register in advance and are encouraged to submit questions for the panelists through the registration form.
Melba Patillo Beals, Ed.D., journalist, author and member of the Little Rock Nine — the first group of African American students to integrate Little Rock Central High School in 1957 — will speak at Texas Woman’s University’s sixth annual Jamison Lecture, part of the Nancy P. and Thaddeus E. Paup Lecture Series. The lecture, titled “Warriors Don’t Cry,” will take place online via live stream beginning at 7 p.m., March 18.
Professional musician, sound engineer, entrepreneur and full-time graduate student NaTasha Rogers has a lot on her plate these days, but she juggles it all with a spirit of profound positivity and infinite strength, even in the face of adversity.
Texas Woman’s University will host an online Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for potential first-year students — from 10-11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 6.
Imagine an employer quizzing a job candidate about her academic credentials and internship experiences during a pivotal interview. The employer is eager for verified information to make a quick decision.
Now imagine the prospective employee grabbing her cell phone, swiftly tapping a few keystrokes, then delivering an email to that employer seconds later with a comprehensive report on her academic background.
Texas Woman’s University will highlight its graduate program offerings during an online Graduate Program Showcase from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 27.
Historian, speaker, entrepreneur and social justice activist Chelle Luper Wilson is no stranger to the limelight, and her activism was recognized when she was awarded the 2020 National Association of Black Journalists’ (NABJ) Angelo B. Henderson Community Service Award. The honor, named after the late Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, is given to a journalist who goes above and beyond to make a positive impact in their community.
Feb. 4, 2021 — DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University held fall 2020 commencement ceremonies Dec. 11-13. The university conducted drive-thru ceremonies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) recently awarded a $30,000 grant to facilitate “Mujeres, Movidas y Movimiento: A Comparative Study of Latina Candidate Emergence and Political Mobilization in California and Texas.” The research project was one of nine funded by the CAWP in 2021 to help identify and address challenges and opportunities for women’s political participation.
Sometimes, history is made in relative obscurity. Other times, historic events become apparent the instant they happen. For Tanisha Freeman and her student health team, they knew right away that they were a part of history when they received the first shipment of vaccinations to combat the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Texas Woman’s University has released its deans’ and chancellor’s lists for the fall 2020 semester.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $99,786 planning grant that will allow a TWU research team to develop strategies to recruit and retain more Indigenous students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
Texas Woman’s University will host two online Transfer Connection — an open house for potential transfer students — events on Thursday, Feb. 11. Students have the option to choose from noon – 1 p.m. or 6 – 7 p.m.
If fulfilling her lifelong ambition of earning a bachelor’s degree wasn’t proof enough that Edna Rawson won’t let age be a barrier to her success, consider this: The 70-year-old grandmother now has her sights set on a master’s degree in social work.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized online graduate nursing and online graduate education at Texas Woman’s University as being among the nation’s best and ranked specific master’s programs in nursing education and family nurse practitioner among the country’s top 10.
Texas Woman’s University will host an online open house for prospective transfer and graduate students from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 30. TWU’s open house is geared toward transfer and graduate students interested in face-to-face and 100% online programs at TWU’s Houston campus.
He was a titan in the development of Dallas and its surrounding area, but to the Texas Woman’s University community George Schrader helped chart a bold course of improvement while maintaining a calming presence on its governing board. And on Dec. 31, 2020, Schrader died peacefully in a North Texas hospital.
Texas Woman’s University Student Health Services started the new year by administering its first COVID-19 vaccine to members of the TWU community on January 5.
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