News Releases

TWU faculty receives Distinguished Research Fellowship

Denise Maricle, PhD, a professor of psychology at Texas Woman’s University, is the first recipient of the Richard W. Woodcock Distinguished Research Fellowship awarded by the Woodcock Institute for Neurocognitive Research and Applied Practice.

The Woodcock Institute and Opportunities for Students, Practitioners, and Graduate Educators

The Woodcock Institute and Opportunities for Students, Practitioners, and Graduate Educators” Communiqué, 50(7), 33, 2022, by the National Association of School Psychologists, Bethesda, MD. Copyright 2022 by the National Association of School Psychologists. Reprinted with permission.

DiAnna Hynds, PhD, to serve as senior editor of 'ASN Neuro'

DiAnna Hynds, PhD, was recently asked to serve as a senior editor on the editorial board for the journal "American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN) Neuro." She will primarily work with neurotrauma and neurodegeneration manuscripts for the highly-ranked, open-access journal.

Hynds also serves as a professor in the TWU Department of Biology, an affiliate professor for the TWU Woodcock Institute for the Advancement of Neurocognitive Research and Applied Practice, and as TWU Faculty Senate speaker.

Denton Record-Chronicle: New autism assessment center to expand testing options for North Texas families

A new autism assessment clinic opening this fall on the University of North Texas campus could help mitigate wait times by offering local families another option for autism spectrum disorder assessments. Created through a partnership between Texas Woman’s University’s Woodcock Institute and the University of North Texas, the Woodcock Autism Assessment Clinic will offer ASD testing for children ages 18 months to 18 years.

TWU, UNT partner to expand autism assessment access

The Texas Woman’s University Woodcock Institute and Department of Psychology and Philosophy are partnering with the University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center to create a new joint clinic that will increase access to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) assessment services across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Historic individual gift to TWU triples in value to $25 million

What began five years ago as Texas Woman’s University’s largest gift in history from world-renowned psychologist and psychometrician Richard W. Woodcock, Ph.D., will more than triple — reaching nearly $25 million in three years. 

University names building after world-renowned psychologist

TWU’s Board of Regents today voted to rename the Human Development Building (HDB) on the university’s Denton campus for Richard W. Woodcock, Ph.D., whose series of tests for cognition, achievement and reading have set the worldwide standard for psychological assessment.

Dallas Morning News: Texas Woman’s University gets $10 million gift

Texas Woman's University has gotten a $10 million gift from a foundation created by psychologist Richard W. Woodcock. The gift from the Woodcock-Muñoz Foundation in Nashville is the largest single donation in TWU history. Woodcock is dissolving the foundation with the gift to TWU.

Watch: TWU Woodcock Institute press conference

June 17, 2015—DENTON—Texas Woman’s University announced today a historic milestone with statewide, national and international implications for health sciences professionals, psychologists, educators and others working in fields related to neurocognitive research and applied practice, and the communities they serve.

Denton Record-Chronicle: TWU to receive $10 million donation

Texas Woman’s University officials will announce today that Richard W. Woodcock is donating roughly $10 million to the university, the largest gift in university history.

Historic gift to launch Woodcock Institute for Advancement of Neurocognitive Research and Applied Practice

A gift of nearly $10 million from a foundation created by world-renowned psychologist and psychometrician Richard W. Woodcock will put Texas Woman’s University at the center of interdisciplinary research into cognitive and achievement assessments and advancing effective clinical practice for two-year-olds to octogenarians.

Dedication ceremony

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