2023 News

Saturday Campus Tour at TWU set for April 1, 2023

Texas Woman’s University will host a Saturday Campus Tour for potential first-year and transfer students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 1, on the university’s Denton campus.

TWU produces Wind Symphony's first CD

Walking on Shattered Glass is the first recording by the Texas Woman's University Wind Symphony, and the eight works on the nine-track CD are a rarity: a compilation of the works of all women composers. The CD contains eight recordings made in a studio environment in the Margo Jones Performance Hall and one live performance.

Literacy and Learning launches Early Childhood Education undergraduate degree

The Department of Literacy and Learning in the College of Professional Education (COPE) now offers a new undergraduate degree program — the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education — to prepare students to teach children, ages 3-8, and become fully certified in the state of Texas.

Center to launch third round of grants for women veterans

The Center for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE) at Texas Woman’s University will be accepting submissions for its Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant program, which supports women veterans in Texas who own their own businesses or are interested in launching one, starting on Monday, March 31, 2023.

Business leaders group adds $25K gift to TWU scholarship fund

A Metroplex servant leadership organization has added a second $25,000 gift to a scholarship endowment launched in 2021 that benefits Texas Woman’s University business students.

Two nursing faculty recognized by D Magazine

Two TWU College of Nursing faculty — Laura Kubin, PhD, and Rachelle Campbell — will be recognized for nursing excellence in the March issue of D Magazine.

College of Business earns coveted accreditation status

The College of Business has earned accreditation from AACSB International, the world’s leading association of business schools.

Dallas-area developer Billingsley to be honored with leadership award

Lucy Billingsley set the bar high as a commercial real estate developer, business owner and model of civic engagement, making her an outstanding example for others to emulate. To recognize that, she’ll receive the 2023 Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award at the Texas Woman’s University Dallas Leadership Luncheon on March 22.

No panic here: TWU prepares for ChatGPT

TWU is preparing for the impact of ChatGPT, an AI-powered website that mimics human conversation, writes and debugs computer programs and writes screenplays, poetry, and stories. It has also written essays and research papers, and answered test questions.

TWU play to challenge LGBTQ+ norm

Bull in a China Shop is the third play of the Texas Woman's University theatre's 2022-23 season. Written by Bryna Turner and premiered at the Lincoln Center in 2017, the play is the story of two women at Mount Holyoke College from 1899 to 1937. The play will run Feb. 22-26 at Redbud Theater.

Retired educator makes $1 million gift to Reading Recovery® program

An Ohio educator and philanthropist who has devoted her career to reading and literacy enhancement efforts has given a $1 million gift to support Texas Woman’s Reading Recovery program.

TWU professor named to DFW Great 100 Nurses list

Texas Woman’s University continued its legacy of being recognized for producing outstanding nurses, this time landing Associate Clinical Professor Jeffrey Williams, DNP, to the 2023 list of the DFW Great 100 Nurses.

TWU to host Pioneer Preview Day Feb. 25, 2023

Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for prospective first-year, graduate and transfer students — from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, on the university’s Denton campus.

Home healthcare company makes $100k gift to College of Nursing

North Texas-based Ardent Healthcare has given a $100,000 gift to support the College of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University.

Peers’ experiences helped fuel alum’s mental health enterprise

After receiving an MBA from Texas Woman’s, Awstin Gregg founded his own company, Connections Wellness Group, a behavioral health services provider. In December 2022, Gregg received the Outstanding Healthcare Executive award by D CEO, a publication that covers local businesses and business people in Dallas. D CEO also named him one of Dallas’ 500 most powerful business leaders. 

TWU's Grief Choir begins its healing work

Assistant professor of music Lauren DiMaio is bringing to TWU grief choir, a concept in which she did pioneering work and that employs music therapy to help those mourning the loss of a loved one.

TWU alumna overcomes hardships on journey to Austin

Dawna-Diamond Tyson's life has been a bit of a rollercoaster. But with a master's degree in political science from TWU in hand, Tyson is at the 88th regular session of the Texas Legislature as a policy analyst for José Menéndez, state senator from San Antonio.

TWU alum focusing on speech pathology needs for Zambia

When you become the first woman in Zambia to earn a PhD as a speech therapist and establish the country’s first rehabilitation center in speech pathology, what do you do for an encore?

If you’re Muchinka Peele, who graduated last fall from Texas Woman’s with a PhD in special education with an emphasis in communication sciences, you start Zambia’s first bachelor’s program in speech and language pathology.

TWU COPE to deliver soft skills VR training

The Texas Woman’s University College of Professional Education (COPE) has joined 105 institutions to deliver soft skills training in virtual reality through the Immersive Soft Skills Education Grant from Bodyswaps and Meta Immersive Learning.

Texas Woman’s lists fall 2022 graduates

Texas Woman’s University has released its list of graduates for the fall 2022 semester.

3 online programs make U.S. News’ ‘best’ ranking

U.S. News & World Report has recognized graduate online programs in nursing, education and business at Texas Woman’s University as being among the nation’s best.

A scientist who means business

While much of humanity spent the COVID lockdown binging in front of a television, Juliet Spencer was improving herself. In addition to virtually conducting her copious duties as director of TWU's School of the Sciences and as a biology professor, Spencer was earning an MBA from TWU.

TWU releases fall 2022 deans’, chancellor’s lists

Texas Woman’s University has released its deans’ and chancellor’s lists for the fall 2022 semester.

Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average are eligible for the deans’ list. Students who have achieved a 4.0 GPA are named to the chancellor’s list.

TWU's Ruemmele earns place among elite biochemistry researchers

Laura Ruemmele, a senior biochemistry major at Texas Woman's University, was selected to be a research assistant at the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Nursing provides rare experience to Korean nursing students

South Korean nursing student Ju Hah Yeon was surprised when an emergency department nurse told her that teamwork is the most important aspect of nursing. Hah Yeon always felt individual ability was most important, especially in an emergency setting. But during a code blue simulation, Hah Yeon saw her team’s result improve significantly when she concentrated on teamwork as the simulation team leader.

TWU to host Sy Smith concert

Texas Woman's University will host multiple events of the Denton Black Film Festival, featuring a concert by Sy Smith at the Margo Jones Performance Hall on Jan. 26.

TWU Houston Center to host Houston Open House Feb. 4, 2023

Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective students from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 4 at the university’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center, located in the Texas Medical Center at 6700 Fannin Street.

Professors receive federal grant to support mental health in schools

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.2 million grant aimed at supporting mental health efforts for K-12 students to two Texas Woman’s faculty members.

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