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Powers first at Texas Woman’s to win Boren Fellowship

Petina JD Powers has survived a litany of hardships, but now the sociology doctoral student is the first TWU student to earn a David L. Boren Fellowship, which she will use to study the Hindi language this summer before traveling to India to conduct research.

Dr. Paul Bones Hosts Redefining Disability Book Launch Webinar March 23

Texas Woman's Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Paul Bones will host a roundtable discussion with several authors from Redefining Disability. The authors will share their expertise and experiences with disability in life, education, employment, and beyond.

Clare Brock on lobbying for large food and beverage companies in 'Food Dive'

Assistant professor of political science Clare Brock was quoted in the industry publication "Food Dive" in a story about the lobbying practices of major food and beverage companies. â€œLobbying is sort of like insurance in that you just do it. Because as the old adage goes, if you're not at the table, you might be on the menu," Brock said.

Clare Brock interviewed for WFAA report on energy lobbying in Texas

Assistant Professor Clare Brock was interviewed for a WFAA investigative report on Texas energy company lobbying efforts following the February 2021 winter storm.

TWU alumna announces election bid for Texas' 15th Congressional District

TWU political science and government alumna Dr. Eliza Alvarado (BASc '04) has filed to run for Congress in Texas' 15th Congressional District. Alvarado previously worked for the U.S. Congress and U.S. Department of Labor before returning to her South Texas home to co-found the Advocacy Alliance Center of Texas. She currently serves as Director of Partnerships and Career Pathways at Region One Education Service Center.