DENTON— Dr. Heather Speed recently was named senior associate vice president for student engagement at Texas Woman’s University effective Feb. 1, 2015. She previously served as the associate vice president for student services for the university.
TWU student and faculty member to showcase research at “Texas Undergraduate Research Day” at the Capitol March 4 — 3/2/15
DENTON/AUSTIN — Texas Woman’s University student Sidrah Khan of Plano, and Dr. Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, assistant professor in the TWU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will showcase their research on understanding interaction of anticancer drugs with DNA during the 2015 “Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol” in Austin, Wednesday March 4.
DENTON— The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Texas Woman’s University is seeking volunteers for a study of the effects of raspberry juice on bone density and bone status.
DENTON— Erika Johnson of El Paso, a doctoral candidate in rhetoric at Texas Woman’s University, is a recipient of the 2015 Scholars for the Dream travel award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC).
DENTON — With articles on subjects ranging from Renaissance poetry to the Blues in Deep Ellum, Ibid: A Student History Journal — published by the Texas Woman’s University chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society — recently received the Gerald Nash History Journal Prize. According to Phi Alpha Theta, the Nash Prize is considered the preeminent national award for student history journals.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will host its fourth annual Ann Stuart and Ray R. Poliakoff Celebration of Science on Friday, March 6 on TWU’s Denton campus.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will highlight its graduate program offerings during the second annual Graduate Program Showcase from 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, March 7 on the Denton campus.
HOUSTON— Texas Woman’s University will host an information session showcasing its Executive MBA program Tuesday, March 3 at the TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center, located in the Texas Medical Center at 6700 Fannin St.
Texas Woman’s University has released its dean’s and chancellor’s lists for the Fall 2014 semester.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University fashion merchandising seniors Deema Aridi of Frisco and Emily Mince of Grapevine recently won the 2015 Student Challenge Competition sponsored by the National Retail Federation (NRF), the world’s largest retail trade association.
TWU receives $1.2 million federal grant to address shortage of Adapted Physical Education teachers — 2/5/15
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University recently received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to address the critical national and state shortages of teachers in Adapted Physical Education (APE) — physical education for students with disabilities — and help meet the needs of students with low-incidence disabilities attending high poverty schools.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University students have voted to raise their student union fee to fund a new union in Denton and to add new services and amenities at the university’s Dallas and Houston campuses.
DENTON — Reanae McNeal of Davenport, Iowa, a Texas Woman’s University doctoral candidate in women’s studies and a master’s student in English, recently was awarded a prestigious fellowship from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). She is one of only 14 scholars chosen nation wide for NCTE’s Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color Fellowship, 2014-2016 cohort.
TWU Drama presents 'Endgame' and 'Play' — 1/30/15
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University Drama Program will present two works by noted Irish playwright Samuel Beckett in a production running Feb. 18-22.
TWU to host Pioneer Preview Day — 1/30/15
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for prospective first-year students — beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. To register, or for more information, visit www.twu.edu/admissions/pioneer-preview-day-denton.asp or call 940-898-3014 or 1-866-809-6130.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University’s spring 2015 enrollment is 14,210 students, which is a slight increase (53 additional students) over spring 2014.
KERA, TWU and UNT present free screening of the PBS documentary ‘A Path Appears: Poverty & Early Childhood Intervention’ at TWU Feb. 4 — 1/28/15
DENTON — KERA Television, Texas Woman’s University and the University of North Texas will present a free community screening of the new PBS documentary “A Path Appears: Poverty& Early Childhood Intervention” at the TWU Denton campus Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. The screening is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/a-path-appears-poverty-early-childhood-intervention-tickets-15275041059.
TWU lists Fall 2014 graduates — 1/23/15
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON— Texas Woman’s University held Fall 2014 commencement ceremonies Dec. 10 at the Hilton Americas in Houston and Dec. 12-13 in Pioneer Hall on the university’s Denton campus.
HOUSTON— “Using Evidence-Informed Leadership Strategies to Influence Health in the Global Village” is the focus as Texas Woman’s University presents the Parry Distinguished Lectureship Friday, March 6 at TWU’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston.
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic will host a Childhood Apraxia Support Group meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 in room 601 of the Multipurpose Classroom Laboratory (MCL) Building, 1314 North Bell Avenue.
DENTON— “Sustainability Across the Curriculum” and “Civic Engagement and Undergraduate Research” are the focus of the SENCER Center for Innovation Southwest (SCI Southwest) regional conference scheduled Friday, Jan. 23 on the Texas Woman’s University Denton campus.
DENTON — Registration for the 26th annual Texas Woman’s University Science Fair currently is under way. All students in public, private, parochial and home schools in kindergarten through ninth grade are invited to participate in the science fair, which will take place Saturday, April 11, 2015, on the TWU Denton campus.
DENTON — Registration for Texas Woman’s University’s 17th annual Edible Car Contest currently is under way. The contest, which is open to students in grades 6-12 as well as TWU students, will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Hubbard Hall, located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus.
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