In the Headlines - June 2017

News coverage showcases the important work being done across TWU and helps to increase awareness and recognition of our university across Texas and beyond. This second-quarter compilation of select national, regional and local news clips from the Office of Marketing and Communication highlights some of the most prominent stories about Texas Woman's University. Some of the story links below are only accessible with a subscription. To request an electronic copy of an article, email twunews@twu.edu.

Delta Sky Magazine

Higher Education in the Fast Lane

Barbara Lerner, interim vice president of enrollment management, was quoted in an article about what universities across the nation are doing to help students quickly advance to the workforce. Lerner spoke about TWU's transfer articulation agreements with 28 community colleges and how the university helps students transfer more efficiently and effectively.

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Yahoo News & Consumer Reports

Easy Healthy Eating Tips for Women

Nancy DiMarco, professor of nutrition and director of the Institute for Women's Health, provided nutrition advice about healthy eating at every age.

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US News & World Report

The Alarming New Sex Trend You Need to Know About

Linda Louden, assistant director of counseling and psychological services for Dallas and Houston, offered perspectives on the psychological fallout of "stealthing," a disturbing new trend.

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Christian Science Monitor

USDA secretary announces halt on school nutrition standards

Angie Griffin, assistant clinical professor of nutrition, provided insight on how school food nutrition is an important social and nutritional component in young children's lives.

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University Business

Universities expand ways a mentor can coach a mentee 

Melissa Ozuna Dillon, manager of employee development and communication, spoke about TWU's 13-year-old mentorship program for new hires in this article that featured university mentorship programs from across the nation.

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MSN & Houston Chronicle

May 6-12: National Nurses Week honors those who give back

Ainslie Nibert, associate dean of the TWU Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing in Houston, and Rita DelloStritto, associate professor of nursing in Houston, reflected on the many roles nurses serve and what it means to be a nurse educator in this article commemorating National Nurses week.

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D Magazine/D CEO Healthcare

Alzheimer’s Association Hosts ‘Knowledge & Expectation: Living with Memory Loss’

Stephanie Woods, associate dean of the TWU Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing in Dallas, was quoted in this article and spoke about future goals for those serving patients with Alzheimer’s.

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Houston Medical Times

More Nursing Faculty Key to Addressing National Nursing Shortage

Associate Nursing Dean Ainslie Nibert served as a source for this article, which focused on the need for more nursing faculty to address the national nursing shortage.

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CBS 11 TV News Houston

Kids join parents at Texas Woman's University's family graduation

This Houston TV station and local affiliate for CBS covered TWU's Family Graduation ceremony held at the Houston campus.

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Dallas Innovates

TWU Professor’s Research Inspiration for Upcoming Film about Female WWII Pilots

Katherine Landdeck, associate professor of history, was featured because her upcoming book, The Women with Silver Wings, soon will become a major motion picture. The film company behind Hidden Figures and Hamilton director Thomas Kail are set to develop the project about the first women to fly for the U.S. military.

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WFAA Ch. 8 News Daybreak & Good Morning Texas

Ron Davis, professor of kinesiology, was interviewed on WFAA Channel 8's Newsbreak about TWU's Project INVEST program, which provides opportunities for injured veterans to play adapted sports. Ch. 8 TV coverage included the "Party on the Plaza," an interview with sponsor Heritage Health Solutions and a Good Morning Texas segment featuring Davis.
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Faculty & Staff Editorials/Columns

If you are interested in writing an editorial or column showcasing your expertise on current events or other newsworthy items, please email asimpson1@twu.edu.

Texas Tribune: Trib Talk

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Denton Record-Chronicle

Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton Business Chronicle)

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Page last updated 9:04 AM, June 27, 2017