TWU in the Headlines

September-November 2018

News coverage showcases the important work being done across TWU and helps to increase awareness and recognition of our university across Texas and beyond. This third-quarter compilation of select national, regional and local news clips from the Office of Marketing and Communication highlights some of the most prominent stories about Texas Woman's University. Some of the story links below are only accessible with a subscription. To request an electronic copy of an article, email

Forbes- Here's How This Latina Navigated Her Transition From Finance To Tech

TWU alumna Marlene Arroyo made a career transition from the finance world to the tech sector.

Texas Tribune- Doing more than just the minimum to fight campus sexual assaults

An op-ed by Vice Provost for Research Donna Scott Tilley and program director Ann Kapustas about the proposed policy changes to how higher education institutions respond to sexual assault cases.

Texas Standard- What's Killing Pregnant Women, New Mothers Of Color? Texas Researchers Search For Answers

Radio report featured the research by a TWU team (Elizabeth Restrepo, Peggy Mancuso, Fuqin Liu and Patti Hamilton) investigating causes to maternal morbidity in Texas. Originally airing on KSTX San Antonio, it later was picked up by Texas Public Radio and aired on dozens of TPR (NPR) affiliates.

WFAA (ABC) Dallas- Hidden hunger: Students find comfort in food pantry on North Texas college campus

Feature on food pantry that serves students at TWU and UNT.

Al Dia- Denton: expertos discuten en TWU efectos del huracán María en Puerto Rico

Preview of a TWU discussion by panelists from Puerto Rico about the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.

Houston Chronicle- If UH adds gymnastics, Simone Biles would consider coaching

Article includes mention of TWU gymnastics.

Houston Chronicle- Does Gender Parity Matter on Corporate Boards? California thinks it does [Opinion]

Op-ed by TWU’s Shannon Mantaro examines the issue of gender parity on corporate boards.

Houston Chronicle- Political boot camp for women? One Texas university is working on it

TWU’s new Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and its new director, Nancy Bocskor.

El Paso Times- Universities doing more than just the minimum to fight campus sexual assaults: Research

Op-ed on campus sexual assaults by Vice Provost for Research Donna Scott Tilley and program director Ann Kapustas.

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