2021 News

TWU announces TX Women Owned Incubator Program awardees

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.

TWU student Demetria Ober spreads wings, flies solo in Spain

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.

TWU joins institutions across US to marshal support for Afghan Refugees

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.

Psychology professor receives 2021 state advocacy award

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.

TWU’s all-female design competition team scores big, brings research to life

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.