2018 News

TWU faculty recognized for extraordinary contributions to citizen science

A team of Texas Woman’s University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty recently received the William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science. The award, presented by the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, recognizes professor and chair Richard Sheardy, Ph.D., assistant professor Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, Ph.D., and senior lecturer Cynthia Maguire, M.S., for their success in promoting civic engagement and social responsibility through their courses and degree programs.

TWU to host Graduate School and Professional Fair Sept. 25, 2018

Texas Woman’s University will host a Graduate School and Professional Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 25, in Pioneer Hall located on Bell Avenue in Denton. For a map of the campus, visit twu.edu/maps/.

Center for Women in Business accepting applications for grant program

Female business owners are encouraged to apply to the Women's Enterprise Training and Micro Grant Program, sponsored through Texas Woman's University's Center for Women in Business (CWB). The grants are intended to encourage women-owned businesses in Texas to undertake new and innovative projects. Applications for the program, which awards $5,000 grants, are due by 5 p.m. Oct. 12.

Campus leader and senior, Layton Hernandez

Layton Hernandez had a rocky start to his time at TWU. He didn’t have transportation between his family’s home in Lewisville and the Denton campus, so he found himself either sleeping at his sister’s place or crashing on the couches of friends. His family relocated to Denton later in the year.

Spencer Williamson, first year student and cancer survivor

Spencer Williamson’s journey as a student at Texas Woman’s University has only just begun.

As a child of educators, his passion for learning, sense of servant leadership and hard work ethic were instilled in him early on. Those would prove to be valuable traits, and ultimately put to the test when at just 13 years old, Spencer received a diagnosis that dramatically changed his life.