June-August 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 twunews@twu.edu.

Marketplace (NPR affiliate)- Some Texas colleges are offering a new kind of scholarship — to fight hunger on campus

This radio clip featured a food pantry for needy students at TWU and other campuses. Initially aired on a Houston NPR affiliate, it then was picked up by American Public Media’s Marketplace, which shared it with stations nationwide.

Texas Standard (NPR affiliate)- In Rural Texas, Libraries Anchor Small Towns But Struggle To Stay Afloat

A grant-funded project at TWU (whose team includes Ling Jeng, Carol Perryman and William Senn) which aims to bolster the educations of prospective librarians in some of Texas’ rural communities. The KERA Dallas radio feature was picked up by the Texas Standard and rebroadcast on 29 affiliate stations across Texas.

CBS 11 Dallas- North Texan Getting National Recognition For Art Inspired By Her Personal Challenges

Another profile of TWU art student Hannah Werchan, whose work was included in a national traveling exhibit for contest finalists.

WFAA (ABC) Dallas- Texas Woman’s University speech camp leads breakthrough to help kids find their words

Feature on TWU’s intensive two-week CHAMP Camp for children with apraxia, a condition which affects speech. Story was shared with affiliates in Austin, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Houston and Knoxville, TN and two radio stations for a combined audience of 655,252 viewers and listeners, worth $48,891.

WFAA (ABC) Dallas- How does she do that? Nursing student is also a Rubik’s Cube whiz

This story profiled TWU nursing student Channae Anderson, who competed in the national Rubik’s Cube contest in Salt Lake City over the summer. The story also aired on affiliates in Austin, Houston, Little Rock, AR; San Diego, CA; and St. Louis, MO, which collectively have an audience of 294,476 people.

NBC 5 Dallas- Denton Summer Camp Tackles Rare Childhood Speech Disorder

Story about CHAMP Camp, which examines the apraxia disorder in children and how TWU’s faculty and students are helping children overcome the disorder.

NBC 5 Dallas- Denton Food Pantry Helps Stave Off Hunger for College Students

Picked up on the food pantry story that was featured in the NPR report.

NBC 5 Dallas- TWU Student Heading to National Rubik's Cube Competition

NBC 5 Dallas also aired a report on Rubik’s Cube phenom at TWU, nursing student Channae Anderson.

NBC 5 Dallas- TWU Receives Largest Gift in School's History

Only TV station to report on the $10 million gift by Mary Stanton.

NBC 5 Dallas- TWU Artist Receives National Attention for Artwork Based on Personal Struggle

Profile of TWU art student Hannah Werchan, who received first prize ($10,000) in the Kennedy Center-sponsored art contest for students with disabilities. (It was one of two TV stories on Werchan).

Dallas Morning News- Frisco businesswoman gives TWU $10M over 10 years

Coverage of the $10 million gift to TWU by alumna Mary Stanton.

Houston Chronicle- A football team’s strange request: Pickle juice, please.

TWU Nutrition and Food Sciences assistant professor Mindy Patterson quoted about the benefits of pickle juice for cramps.

Salt Lake (Utah) Tribune- Hundreds of fans, contestants in Salt Lake City for CubingUSA Nationals say Rubik’s Cube helps solve other puzzles, too

TWU nursing student Channae Anderson was interviewed for her participation in the national Rubik’s Cube contest, which took place in Salt Lake City.

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