2018 News

TWU to celebrate beloved statue’s ‘birthday’

She wears it well.

For the past 80 years, the Pioneer Woman statue at Texas Woman’s University — affectionately known as Minerva (the Roman goddess of wisdom) by TWU students — has faced both blazing heat and ice-cold winds, not to mention social and political change. Yet, looking westward with a solemn gaze, she appears unruffled by it all.

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.

TWU team wins NASA design challenge

The first time was a charm for a team of six Texas Woman’s University students who won best overall team accolades at the Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC) Design Challenge Showcase held in Houston on Nov. 12.

TWU alumna approaches work, life with ‘equanimity’

Whether it’s pursuits in business, technology, magazine publishing or philanthropy, Texas Woman’s University alumna Lumbie Mlambo’s approach reveals two things: relentless passion and a philosophy of “equanimity,” or balance and composure in the face of adversity.

Center for Women in Business to host Disney Institute summit in January

Discover how leadership drives an organization's culture through intentional communication of shared values and visions at Disney Institute’s two-day summit hosted by Texas Woman’s University’s Center for Women in Business. On Thursday and Friday, Jan. 10 and 11, 2019, participants will explore how to adapt Disney philosophies to their organizations, creating the kind of leadership that generates results.