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Family Trip Inspires TWU Graduate Student To Aid Homeland

'Operation Owina" to benefit Nigerian School

TWU Graduate Student, Blessed Onaiwu teaches in a Nigerian classroom last summer. 

Photo courtesy of Blessed Onaiwu

A class project turned into a labor of love for Texas Woman’s University master’s student Blessed Onaiwu.  Full story . . .

The TWU music department will host ‘Music to Hear: Operation Owina Benefit Concert’ at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located on Pioneer Circle on TWU’s Denton campus. Featured performers include the TWU Concert Choir and TWU Chamber Singers, with special guests, Denton High School’s Chorale, Chamber Singers and Encore. Donations of school supplies or a contribution to the Operation Owina fund will be collected in lieu of admission. For a list of needed supplies, visit


Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT)

Promote your research in the 3MT competition at Texas Woman's University.

Monday, November 2, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm

ACT 301/IHSH 3322

1st Place: $1,000

2nd Place: $500

3rd Place: $200

Register Now!

This event is open to all active masters and doctoral level students that are currently writing their thesis or dissertation.

Find out more at

Three Minute Thesis Competition[pdf]

TWU Doctoral Student Named Editor of National Newsletter 

Valarie Bell, a Texas Woman’s University sociology doctoral student, has been named the editor of In Critical Solidarity the American Sociological Association's Labor and Labor Movements Section’s newsletter. Full story . . .

Graduate Students Working To Keep Children Fed This Summer

From left: TWU faculty member Gina Anderson and graduate students Nicole Saenz and Jessica Benyola get ready to serve lunches at the Village East Apartments in Denton.

Photo credit: Ronda DuTeil

DENTON — Several Texas Woman’s University graduate students are serving lunch to school-aged children in the Denton Summer Lunch Program as part of the TWU Diversity in the Classroom distance education course this summer. full story...

Graduate Student Named National Diversity Scholar

DENTON – Reanae McNeal, a Texas Woman’s University doctoral candidate in women’s studies, will be able to advance her research and explore diversity skills at a national cultural conference thanks to her selection as a Diversity Scholar for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. As a Diversity Scholar, McNeal will receive a scholarship to attend the PastForward 2015 National Preservation Conference in Washington, D.C. this November. full story . . .


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TWU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Over 5,700 graduate students are enrolled at TWU in 66 master's and 23 doctoral programs of study

Graduate study began at Texas Woman's University in 1930, and since 1952 the Graduate School has operated as a unit under its own Dean and Graduate Council. Doctoral degrees were first awarded at the University in 1953.