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2007 TWU News Release Directory


2007 News Releases

 

TWU schedules winter commencement — 12/7/07

DENTON — The fall 2007 semester at Texas Woman’s University will draw to a close Saturday, Dec. 15, with commencement ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. on TWU’s Denton campus.

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TWU schedules Houston commencement — 12/7/07

HOUSTON — The fall 2007 semester at the Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center will draw to a close Sunday, Dec. 16, with commencement ceremonies scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Arabia Shrine Center, 2900 N. Braeswood Blvd.

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TWU Drama presents works by Edward Albee — 11/20/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University drama program joins the national celebration of playwright Edward Albee’s 80th birthday by presenting two of his best works, “The American Dream” and “The Sandbox.”

Performances, which are free and open to the public, will be Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1.  Both performances will take place at 8 p.m. in the Redbud Theater Complex, located on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall on TWU’s Denton campus.  For reservations or more information, call the TWU Box Office at (940) 898-2020.

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TWU's Ferguson named as 'one to watch' — 11/20/07

DENTON — Colleen Ferguson, associate director of continuing education at Texas Woman’s University, has been selected as one of ConventionSouth magazine’s Meeting Professionals to Watch in 2008.  Her profile will appear in the December 2007 issue.

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TWU programs place second in national competition — 11/20/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University’s child development and family studies programs recently were recognized by the National Council on Family Relations for having the second-highest ratio of students majoring in those fields to receive their CFLE (Certified Family Life Educator) certification for the 2006-07 academic year.

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TWU to host forum on history of Iran-America conflict — 11/08/07

DENTON — The recent escalation of tensions between Iran and the United States will be viewed in historical context during a public affairs forum presented by the Texas Woman’s University College of Arts and Sciences.

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MEDIA ALERT: TWU’s Institute for Women’s Health to host Grand Opening of new

Exercise and Sports Nutrition Clinic on Nov. 8 — 10/29/07

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Texas Woman’s University will host a grand opening for the new Exercise and Sports Nutrition Clinic.  The invitation-only celebration includes the Power of a Healthy Woman Premier Lecture, “The Fat, Facts and Fiction of Exercise,” presented by Dr. Charlotte “Barney” Sanborn, professor and chair of the TWU Department of Kinesiology and research professor for the TWU Institute for Women’s Health.  The lecture begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, and will be followed by a reception and open house at the new clinic.

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TWU dance department presents KidsDance, DanceMakers — 10/29/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Department of Dance has scheduled events for all ages, from KidsDance to the fall DanceMakers concert.

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TWU Drama presents ‘Alice in Wonderland’ with puppets, music — 10/25/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University drama program puts a new twist on a classic tale with an adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland” that features puppets and music.

Performances will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8; at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9; at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.  All performances will take place in the Redbud Theatre Complex, located on the northwest side of historic Hubbard Hall on TWU’s Denton campus.  Tickets are $10 for children, students and seniors and $12 for adults.  For reservations or more information, call the TWU Box Office at (940) 898-2020.

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TWU School of the Arts to host guest lecturer — 10/25/07

DENTON — The music department at Texas Woman’s University will present “Musical Forms Found in Carnatic Music,” an open lecture and demonstration with Dr. K. Omanakutty Amma of India, Thursday, Nov. 1 on the Denton campus.  The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. in room 317 of the Music Building, located at Pioneer Circle and Oakland Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus.  For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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Libba Bray returns home to Denton as speaker for TWU’s Joyce Thompson Lecture — 10/23/07

DENTON — Bestselling author and former Denton resident Libba Bray is the guest speaker for the 2007 Joyce Thompson Memorial Lecture at Texas Woman’s University.  The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 in the Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory (MCL) Auditorium on TWU’s Denton campus. 

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TWU schedules Project Gateway information sessions in Denton, Dallas — 10/23/07

DENTON — Information sessions about Project Gateway — a Texas Woman’s University/Dallas Independent School District partnership that places new teachers in high-need schools — are scheduled Nov. 7 and 8 for individuals seeking admission for spring 2008.

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TWU Monster Flute Concert to feature Texas premiere of ‘Plains and Petticoats’ — 10/23/07

The Texas Woman’s University and Brookhaven College flute choirs have something special planned for the 14th Annual Monster Flute Choir Concert.

The concert, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, will take place in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Pioneer Circle and Oakland Street on TWU’s Denton campus.  Admission is free and open to the public.  For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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TWU West Gallery presents ‘The Ossuary Project’ — 10/9/07

DENTON — An opening reception for “The Ossuary Project” and a public lecture by the artist Blake Williams will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the Texas Woman’s University West Gallery, located in the Fine Arts Building at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle on the university’s Denton campus.

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TWU to host third annual ‘Concert for the Cure’ — 10/9/07

DENTON — Beverly Hoch, an adjunct assistant professor of music in Texas Woman’s University’s School of the Arts, will hold her third annual Concert for the Cure at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.  The concert, titled, “With a Voice of Singing,” will take place in the Margo Jones Auditorium, located at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle on TWU’s Denton campus. 

Admission is free, but donations to the North Texas Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation will be accepted.  For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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TWU kicks off State Employee Charitable Campaign — 10/9/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University has kicked off its annual State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) with a goal of raising $60,000 and having 85 percent faculty and staff participation from its Denton, Dallas and Houston campuses.
In 2006, TWU was recognized by the state for having the highest participation rate — 86 percent — for colleges and university with 751 to 2,000 employees.  Through the generosity of the university’s faculty and staff, TWU raised $75,489 in 2006, which surpassed the prior year’s total of $65,629.

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TWU to host Samuel Lazerow Memorial Lecture Oct. 5 — 9/26/07

DENTON — Dr. Brenda Dervin, a professor in the School of Communication at Ohio State University, is the guest speaker for the Institute for Scientific Information’s Samuel Lazerow Memorial Lecture, scheduled Friday, Oct. 5 at Texas Woman’s University.  The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in room 301 of the Administration & Conference Tower (ACT), located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus.  Admission is free.  For more information, call (940) 898-3408.

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TWU’s Martin named Fellow of the Society of American Archivists — 9/25/07

DENTON — Dr. Robert Martin, professor and Lillian Bradshaw Endowed Chair in the Texas Woman’s University School of Library and Information Studies, recently was named a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists.  This is highest individual recognition given by the SAA.

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TWU to launch Mobile Go Center — 9/19/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will launch its Mobile Go Center, a 34-foot trailer funded by the College for All Texans Foundation, in a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24 at Guyer High School, 7501 Teasley Lane in Denton.

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TWU Drama presents 'Wonder of the World' — 9/19/07

DENTON — A shocking revelation sends a wife on a journey of self-discovery as the Texas Woman’s University Drama Program opens its 2007-08 season with the David Lindsay-Abaire comedy, “Wonder of the World.”

Performances will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.  All performances will take place in the new Redbud Theater Complex, located on the northwest side of historic Hubbard Hall on TWU’s Denton campus.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.  For reservations or more information, call the TWU Box Office at (940) 898-2020.

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TWU schedules Reading Recovery®/Early Literacy Institute — 9/18/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will present the 2007 Billie J. Askew Reading Recovery®/Early Literacy Institute Oct. 24-26 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel, 400 N. Olive St. in Dallas.  In addition to sessions for classroom teachers, the event includes an Administrators Institute and a session for teachers of Descubriendo la Lectura, the Spanish language version of Reading Recovery.

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Ceremony to mark return of Pi Lambda Theta chapter to TWU — 9/18/07

DENTON — The return of the Alpha Sigma Chapter of Pi Lambda Theta to the Texas Woman’s University campus will be marked with an initiation ceremony scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 in the lobby of Stoddard Hall on TWU’s Denton campus.  Approximately 25 new initiates will be recognized, including Dr. Nan Restine, dean of the TWU College of Professional Education.

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TWU's Houston Center presents nursing lecture Oct. 26 — 9/14/07

HOUSTON — Preventing falls and fall-related injuries is the focus as Texas Woman’s University presents the Good Samaritan Foundation Fall Forum on Friday, Oct. 26.

The presentation, titled “Transforming Fall Prevention Practices,” is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon in the Houston Endowment Auditorium located at TWU’s Houston Center, 6700 Fannin St. in the Texas Medical Center.  The lecture and refreshments are free, and parking is provided with pre-registration.  For more information or to register, call (713) 794-2100 or email TWUNursingHouston@twu.edu by Oct. 15.

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TWU's sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth sees record 12,000 students — 9/13/07

DENTON — Enrollment at Texas Woman’s University has climbed above 12,000 for the first time in university history, with a record 12,183 students enrolled for fall 2007.

The previous enrollment record of 11,832 students was set in fall 2006.  The 3 percent increase for fall 2007 continues six consecutive years of enrollment growth.  Most importantly, TWU’s total semester credit hours grew 4.3 percent to 120,707 hours, up from 115,701 last fall — also a record.  Student credit hours, not headcount, determine the university’s state total funding.

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TWU's Spurlock appointed to State Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers — 9/11/07

DENTON — Becky Spurlock, a master’s student in kinesiology at Texas Woman’s University, recently was appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to the State Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers. 

Ms. Spurlock, who is the assistant athletic director of the Keller Independent School District, is one of five members appointed to the board, which is the licensing and regulatory authority of athletic trainers in Texas.  She is eligible for re-appointment at the end of each two-year term.

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TWU graduate named National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow — 9/4/07

HOUSTON — Emily Vardell, an August 2007 Texas Woman’s University graduate, has been appointed a National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow for 2007-08.

Ms. Vardell is the daughter of Dr. Sylvia Vardell, professor of library sciences on TWU’s Denton campus, and Dr. Russell Vardell of Grand Prairie.  She graduated from South Grand Prairie High School in 2001 and from Wellesley College in 2005.  She earned her master of library science degree in August from the TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center.

The NLM Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year postgraduate training fellowship at the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, MD.  The program, which includes a $46,041 stipend, is designed to prepare librarians for future leadership roles in health sciences libraries and in health services research.  NLM Associate Fellows are selected from a nationwide pool of applicants.  Approximately seven associate fellows are appointed each year.

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TWU's Thompson honored by American Physical Therapy Association — 8/28/07DALLAS — Dr. Mary Thompson, professor of physical therapy at Texas Woman’s University’s Dallas-Presbyterian Center, recently received the 2007 Distinguished Educator Award from the American Physical Therapy Association, Section on Geriatrics.  Dr. Thompson also received the 2007 President’s Award from the APTA’s geriatrics section for her contributions to the field.

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Coordinating Board awards TWU largest work-study mentorship grant in state — 8/17/07DENTON — The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has awarded Texas Woman’s University a $214,500 grant for the university’s student-mentorship program, which is designed to increase college enrollment among first-generation college students in Texas. TWU’s G-Force program received the most funding of any university in the state. G-Force members mentor high school students, participate in college enrollment workshops and help to staff TWU-sponsored Go Centers in area high schools. A Go Center is a physical space in a high school that offers students admission and financial aid application assistance and other information to encourage greater participation in higher education by potential first generation college students.

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TWU student receives national nursing faculty fellowship — 8/17/07DENTON — Jose Alejandro, a doctoral student in nursing at Texas Woman’s University, recently was awarded a Promise of Nursing for Dallas/Fort Worth Regional Faculty Fellowship from the Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association (FNSNA). Mr. Alejandro is one of 67 students in the nation and 10 in the state awarded a faculty fellowship from the FNSNA. The foundation awarded fellowships to graduate students in California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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TWU College of Nursing now offering online master’s in nursing education — 8/16/07DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University’s College of Nursing is offering a new online master of science in nursing education degree for nurses who wish to become nurse educators. The university is accepting students for the new 100 percent online degree program for fall 2007 and spring 2008 enrollment. “The online MS in nursing education program puts TWU in a very competitive position to recruit outstanding nurses who want to become educators,” said Dr. Pat Holden-Huchton, associate dean of the TWU College of Nursing in Denton. “TWU will also benefit by providing a very real solution to both the nursing shortage and the nursing faculty shortage in Texas and the nation.”

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TWU offers community music classes — 8/14/07

DENTON — Area residents interested in music lessons for themselves or their children are offered a variety of opportunities through Texas Woman’s University Community Music Instruction.

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TWU Community Dance Center offers new classes — 8/14/07

DENTON — Classes at the Texas Woman’s University Community Dance Center return this fall with the opportunity for children, teens and adults to learn some new moves.Registration ends Friday, Aug. 24, with classes beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4.  Regular classes range from six to 10 weeks in length, with prices ranging from $50 to $70.  A $5 fee will be added for registration after Aug. 24. 

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TWU, Fort Worth ISD receive $1.3 million to improve English language literacy — 8/9/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University and the Fort Worth Independent School District have been awarded a $1.3 million federal grant to improve English language literacy and the academic achievement of English language learners in the Fort Worth ISD.

The U.S. Department of Education’s National Professional Development Program in the Office of English Language Acquisition recently awarded grants for projects designed to increase the pool of highly qualified teachers prepared to serve students with limited English proficiency and increase the skills of teachers already serving them.  Project ACCELERATE, a collaborative effort of TWU and the Fort Worth ISD, received $1,306,911.

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TWU fills golf course management positions — 8/2/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University golf course has hired Thomas Roese of Arlington as the new supervisor of golf course marketing and operations and Julie Halliburton of Cushing as the new coordinator of golf course services.

“Tom is a certified golf course superintendent and has more than 20 years of professional golf course experience. Julie practically grew up on a golf course and has an extensive university customer service background,” John Cissik, director of TWU Fitness and Recreation, said. “Both have outstanding qualifications and will be instrumental as we continue in our two-year golf course revitalization plan.”

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TWU College of Nursing approved to offer new doctoral program — 7/31/07

DALLAS/DENTON — Texas Woman’s University’s College of Nursing recently received approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to offer a new doctoral degree program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).  “The DNP is designed to address the need for more highly educated nurses in the country’s increasingly technological-based healthcare system,” Dr. Marcia Hern, dean of the TWU College of Nursing, said.  “Nurses who want to pursue doctoral education will be able to choose between a Ph.D., which is research focused, and a DNP, which is the highest level of specialty clinical practice.  Both degrees will prepare nurses for positions as nursing faculty.”

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TWU to host chess workshop — 7/31/07

DENTON — Jerry Nash, scholastic chess director for the U.S. Chess Federation, will present a workshop on the use of chess as an instructional tool Friday, Aug. 17 at Texas Woman’s University.The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in Hubbard Hall, located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus.  There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.  To register, call (940) 898-2211 or email sfisher@mail.twu.edu.  For more information, call (940) 898-2186 or email jwhitworth@mail.twu.edu.

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TWU faculty, administrators to attend SENCER Summer Institute — 7/31/07

DENTON — A team of six TWU faculty and administrators has been selected to attend the 2007 SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) Summer Institute Aug. 3-6 in Portland, Maine.

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TWU’s Barbour named editor of Academic Exchange Quarterly7/17/07

DENTON — Dr. JoAnn Danelo Barbour, professor of educational leadership at Texas Woman’s University, has been named editor of Academic Exchange Quarterly.  The internationally peer-reviewed journal publishes articles that contribute to effective instruction and learning regardless of level or subject.

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NEWSTIP: TWU to host “Math and Science” Day July 13 for high school students from Girls Inc. of Dallas — 7/12/07

Media invited to interview and photograph participants from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in room 101 of the Undergraduate Laboratory Building

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University’s College of Arts and Sciences will host a “Math and Science” day for Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas on Friday, July 13, on the university’s Denton campus. About 45 ninth- through 12th-graders from Girls Incorporated® of Metropolitan Dallas (Girls Inc.) will participate in a variety of math and science activities during the day.

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TWU releases spring 2007 dean's list (word file 2.8 MB) — 7/10/07 Click here for this release in a pdf file (431 K)

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University has released its dean’s list for the spring 2007 semester. Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours and achieve the minimum grade point average as determined by their particular college or school are eligible for the dean’s list.Students are listed by their hometown and major. An asterisk (*) indicates students who achieved a 4.0 GPA. Students from states other than Texas are listed alphabetically by state at the end of the text.

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Nan Restine named dean of TWU’s College of Professional Education — 7/10/07

DENTON — Dr. Nan Restine has been named dean of the College of Professional Education (COPE) at Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Restine previously served as interim dean of COPE, and as chair of the Department of Teacher Education. She will continue to serve in that role until a new chair is selected.

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TWU’s Sanborn honored by Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine — 7/10/07

DENTON — Dr. Charlotte (Barney) Sanborn, professor of kinesiology at Texas Woman’s University, recently received the 2007 Honor Award from the Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM). Since 1992, the TACSM has given the Honor Award to recognize an individual who has made outstanding contributions to exercise science and sports medicine while working in the state of Texas.

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TWU students travel to Vietnam to teach and practice physical therapy — 7/02/07

HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University physical therapy graduate students Sara Khanzadeh, Harmony Choi, Samantha Lehecka and Alison Gallup recently traveled to Da Nang, Vietnam to teach and provide physical therapy services to the community.“We spent our time providing physical therapy services at a clinic in Da Nang. We also presented a one-day shoulder rehabilitation conference to area healthcare providers,” said Dr. Toni Roddey, associate professor of physical therapy at the TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center, who led the students on the trip in May. TWU alumn Sandy Do also went on the trip.

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TWU student one of 22 in the U.S. selected for national leadership institute — 6/29/07

DENTON – Texas Woman’s University student Gabriela Armijo is one of only 22 college students nationwide selected to participate in the 2007 Latinas Learning to Lead Summer Youth Institute. She will attend the institute, sponsored by the National Hispana Leadership Institute, July 8 - 14 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

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TWU nursing faculty to attend Vienna Symposium — 6/26/07

HOUSTON – Several nursing faculty at Texas Woman’s University’s Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing will present abstracts during the 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, scheduled July 11- 14 in Vienna, Austria.

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TWU lists graduates for spring 2007 (word file 2.49 MB) — 6/22/07 Click here for this release in a pdf file (160 K)

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University held spring commencement ceremonies May 12, 2007 in Pioneer Hall on the university’s Denton campus.TWU Chancellor and President Dr. Ann Stuart presided at each commencement. Approximately 1,213 degrees were awarded during the three ceremonies.
Graduates are listed below according to their hometowns. Students from states other than Texas are listed alphabetically by state at the end of the text.

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TWU School of Library and Information Studies receives nearly $730,000 for
Professional Education for Librarians in Small Communities (PELSC) project
— 6/21/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University School of Library and Information Studies has received a grant of $691,323 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and a second grant of $38,400 from Tocker Foundation to implement its Professional Education for Librarians in Small Communities (PELSC) project. TWU, the Texas Library Association and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission will provide a matching amount of $442,074 in both cash and in-kind services for the project.

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New TWU fitness and recreation fee approved by Gov. Perry — 6/20/07

DENTON — A bill enabling Texas Woman’s University to charge students a new fitness and recreation fee has been signed by Gov. Rick Perry. HB 902, filed by Rep. Myra Crownover (R-Denton), gives TWU the authorization to charge the new fee — approved by a TWU student referendum in spring 2006 — starting with the spring 2008 semester.

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TWU’s DiMarco named 2007 Distinguished Scientist by Texas Dietetic Association — 6/19/07

DENTON — Dr. Nancy DiMarco, professor of nutrition and food sciences at Texas Woman’s University, recently was named the 2007 Distinguished Scientist by the Texas Dietetic Association (TDA). According to the TDA, the award is given to a TDA member who has made outstanding and significant contributions to research in the field of dietetics, nutrition, food science or related sciences.

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TWU outdoor pool open to public — 6/19/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University outdoor swimming pool is now open to the public.

The pool is open Monday through Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The pool is located near the northeast corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive on the TWU Denton campus. Admission is $2 for the public and free for TWU students and TWU fitness and recreation center members.

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TWU Regents approve faculty promotions and tenure — 6/12/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents recently approved promotions and tenure recommendations at its quarterly meeting held June 8.

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TWU’s Prasad participates in national nutrition practicum on dietary supplements — 6/05/07

DENTON — Chandan Prasad, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Texas Woman’s University, joined more than 50 other professors and graduate students from university nutrition and food science departments throughout the United States at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements’ (ODS) first intensive practicum on dietary supplement research.

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TWU faculty member named editor of international biomechanics journal — 6/04/07

DENTON — Dr. Young-Hoo Kwon, associate professor of kinesiology at Texas Woman’s University, recently was named editor of Sports Biomechanics, the official journal of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS).

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Campaign will bring more Redbud Trees to TWU Denton Campus — 6/04/07

DENTON — Scores of redbuds will once again blossom on the Texas Woman’s University Denton campus thanks to the Redbud Tree Revitalization fundraising campaign. A gift of $100 will purchase one 15-gallon Eastern Redbud tree and a gift of $200 will purchase one 30-gallon tree. The goal is to purchase and plant the redbud trees in fall 2007, so that in spring 2008 the Denton campus will once again be covered with the pink flowering trees. Donations must be received by Sept. 1, 2007.

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TWU concert to feature ‘An Evening in Argentina’ — 5/29/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University’s Little Chapel-in-the-Woods will be filled with the sounds of rumbas and tangos as TWU’s guitar quartet presents “An Evening in Argentina.” The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, in the chapel, located on TWU’s Denton campus. For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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Texas Senate confirms Cecilia May Moreno as new TWU Regent — 5/25/07

AUSTIN — The Texas State Senate confirmed the appointment of Cecilia May Moreno, Ed.D., to the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents earlier this week. Dr. Moreno, a TWU distinguished alumna, will serve on the TWU governing board until Feb. 1, 2013.

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New program at TWU to address violence against women — 5/22/07

DENTON — A new program at Texas Woman’s University has been developed by Dr. Linda Rubin, associate professor of psychology, and Mr. Mark Sandel, assistant professor of social work, recent recipients of a $200,000 grant funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women.

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TWU hosts a week of dancing with ‘Summer Dance Discovery’ — 5/22/07

DENTON — Students ages 7 to 17 can explore space, rhythm, dynamics and the energy of dance during Summer Dance Discovery June 11-15 at Texas Woman’s University.

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TWU welcomes prospective students and guests to June 16 open house
— 5/21/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective students from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, on the Denton campus.

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Carrollton resident Angie Galvis is first Colombian woman to receive a Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy — 5/15/07

DENTON — When Angie Galvis accepted her doctoral degree in occupational therapy from Texas Woman’s University on May 12, she made history as the first Colombian woman to receive a Ph.D. in occupational therapy.

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TWU to visit area community college campuses, waive application fees in June — 5/14/07

DENTON – Recruiters from Texas Woman’s University will offer information about transferring to TWU, waive application fees and accept admission applications during their visits to area community college campuses in June.

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TWU student selected as Phi Kappa Phi Award of Excellence recipient — 5/11/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University student Abigail Leddy of Maypearl recently was selected as an Award of Excellence recipient by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for the 2007-2008 academic year. Ms. Leddy is among only 100 students nationwide to receive this honor, which includes a $2,000 stipend.Ms. Leddy will graduate from TWU in August with a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. She holds a 4.0 grade point average and plans to pursue her doctorate in physical therapy at Washington University in St. Louis beginning in the fall.

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TWU to conduct spring commencement on May 12 — 5/08/07

DENTON — The spring 2007 semester at Texas Woman’s University will draw to a close Saturday, May 12, with commencement ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. on TWU’s Denton campus.Students and family members who have tickets are invited to attend. The ceremonies, which include graduates from the Denton and Dallas campuses, will take place in the Kitty Magee Arena in Pioneer Hall, located on Bell Avenue.

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TWU’s Sheppard appointed to AAUW Student Advisory Council — 5/08/07

DENTON — Jacqueline Sheppard, a junior psychology major at Texas Woman’s University, recently was appointed to the Student Advisory Council of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Ms. Sheppard, of Denton, is the only student from the southwestern United States to be appointed to the council.

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TWU presents annual spring fashion show May 4 — 5/04/07

DENTON – The Texas Woman’s University fashion and textiles department will host its annual spring fashion show — Montage 2007, “Global Destinations” — at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 4 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall on the TWU Denton campus.

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Texas Senate confirms McCullough and Schrader as new TWU Regents — 5/03/07

AUSTIN — The Texas State Senate confirmed Tuesday, May 1, the appointments of P. Mike McCullough and George R. Schrader to the Texas Woman’s University’s Board of Regents. Mr. McCullough and Mr. Schrader will serve on the TWU governing board until Feb. 1, 2013. “Our regents are so important to the success of this university,” TWU Chancellor and President Dr. Ann Stuart said. “As Dallas community leaders, Mr. McCullough’s and Mr. Schrader’s value to the board will be immeasurable as we look ahead to building the new Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center.”

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TWU’s Ron French named 2007 Piper Professor — 05/01/07

DENTON — In recognition of his devotion to teaching and his impact on his students and community, Dr. Ron French, Cornaro Professor of Kinesiology, has been named a 2007 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.The award, which includes a $5,000 stipend, was created in 1958 to honor outstanding teaching in Texas colleges and universities. The foundation makes only 15 awards each year. Selection is made on the basis of nominations submitted by each college or university in Texas.Awards were announced Tuesday, May 1.

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TWU Phi Kappa Phi inducts students and a faculty member — 5/01/07

DENTON – The Texas Woman’s University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi held its spring 2007 induction of new members on Friday, April 9 in Hubbard Hall. The speaker for the banquet was TWU Alumna Diane Costa, Mayor of Highland Village.

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TWU presents annual spring fashion show May 4 — 5/01/07

DENTON – The Texas Woman’s University fashion and textiles department will host its annual spring fashion show — Montage 2007, “Global Destinations” — at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 4 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall on the TWU Denton campus.

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TWU schedules Project Gateway information sessions in Denton, Dallas — 4/27/07

DENTON — Information sessions about Project Gateway — a Texas Woman’s University/Dallas Independent School District partnership that places new teachers in high-need secondary schools — are scheduled May 2 and 3 for individuals seeking admission for fall 2007 and spring 2008.

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TWU students help Katrina victims during spring break — 4/27/07

DENTON — Instead of sunny beaches or snow-topped mountains, 14 TWU students and two staff advisors headed east for an alternative spring break to help victims of Hurricane Katrina in Biloxi, Miss. The TWU group joined hundreds of other college students from around the country in assisting the Hands On Network in their recovery efforts in the Biloxi area.

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NEWSTIP: TWU to host Denton, Dallas students in “College for a Day” April 25 —4/23/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Chancellor’s Office will host College for a Day on Wednesday, April 25, on the university’s Denton campus.More than 120 fifth-graders from Newton Rayzor Elementary School in Denton and Jill Stone Elementary at Vickery Meadows in Dallas, will participate in a variety of activities on campus, including interactive kinesiology and dance labs, a “Go to College” presentation, a panel discussion with current TWU students, and more.

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The TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center presents outstanding nursing faculty and students for National Nursing Week May 6 - 12 — 4/18/07

HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center salutes its outstanding nursing faculty and students for National Nursing Week May 6 – 12. TWU-Houston boasts many outstanding nursing faculty and students, and the following individual’s accomplishments deserve special publication consideration:

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TWU to host sixth annual Well Wednesday Community Health Fair April 25 — 4/17/07

DENTON — Here’s to your health! Texas Woman’s University will host its sixth annual Well Wednesday Community Health Fair on April 25. The event is sponsored by TWU Student Health Services and Texas Cancer Center-Denton, an affiliate of Texas Oncology, PA. Door prizes, including a mountain bike, will be awarded.

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2007 Honors Convocation

TWU to recognize students at Honors Convocation — 4/16/07

TWU to recognize faculty at Honors Convocation — 4/16/07

TWU to recognize staff at Honors Convocation — 4/16/07

TWU announces 2007 distinguished alumni
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TWU School of Library and Information Studies plans TLA conference events — 4/10/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) and the American Library Association will co-sponsor “Creating Advocacy Leaders: An Advocacy Institute Program” during the 2007 Texas Library Association Annual Conference this week in San Antonio.

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TWU hosts Spring 2007 DanceMakers Concert Series — 4/04/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Department of Dance will present a diverse range of choreographic visions in DanceMakers, scheduled April 12-14 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland and Sawyer streets on TWU’s Denton campus.

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TWU celebrates the opening of its new Redbud Theater Complex with “The Fantasticks” April 12-15 — 3/29/07

DENTON —Texas Woman’s University will open the new $3.2 million Redbud Theater Complex with the drama program’s production of the popular musical “The Fantasticks” April 12-15. Located on the Denton campus on the northwest side of historic Hubbard Hall, the new, state-of-the-art complex features an intimate, 110-seat proscenium theater with tiered seating.

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"The Fantasticks" Press Release


Lauren Greenfield, photographer and author of ‘THIN,’ to lecture at TWU — 3/28/07

DENTON — Noted photographer Lauren Greenfield will lecture on her work documenting youth culture and the issues of self and body image among young women during “An Evening With Lauren Greenfield,” scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory (MCL) Auditorium on Bell Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus. The event includes a panel discussion on “Body Image, Identity, and Our Culture’s Conflicting Messages.” The event is free and open to the public.

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TWU School of the Arts to present evening of entertainment April 9 — 3/27/07

DENTON — Dinner, dancing and dessert are on the menu as Texas Woman’s University’s Alexandria’s Ragtime Band presents its spring concert at 7 p.m. Friday, April 9.

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TWU presents “Perspectives on The Middle East” April 3 and 24 — 3/27/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University College of Arts and Sciences will present “Perspectives on The Middle East,” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 in room 202 Classroom Faculty Office (CFO) building.

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TWU plans to enhance golf course — 3/21/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will enhance the TWU golf course as part of a two-year revitalizing plan, university officials announced today. The plan comes as the TWU golf course moves from under the direction of the TWU Facilities Management department to the Fitness and Recreation unit under the TWU Office of Student Life.

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TWU Women’s Studies Program plans talk on ‘Womanism and Popular Culture’ — 3/20/07

DENTON — Popular culture as viewed through a “womanist” lens is the focus of a lecture scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at Texas Woman’s University in Denton. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in room 203 of the Classroom Faculty Office (CFO) Building. For more information, call (940) 898-2119.

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TWU School of Occupational Therapy to highlight student research during 15th annual Celebration of Scholarship — 3/15/07

DALLAS — The Texas Woman’s University School of Occupational Therapy student honor society, Pi Theta Epsilon-Dallas Chapter, will host its 15th annual Celebration of Scholarship from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 30. The event, which showcases student research, will take place in the auditorium of the School of Occupational Therapy on TWU’s Presbyterian campus, 8194 Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas.

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TWU’s Walsh represents state’s graduate students on THECB committee — 3/05/07

DENTON — Bridget Walsh, a doctoral student in child development at Texas Woman’s University, recently was appointed to represent the state’s graduate students on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Graduate Education Advisory Committee.

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TWU to host ceremony recognizing the 2006 inductees of the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame March 5 at 1:30 p.m. — 3/02/07

The Governor’s Commission for Women and Texas Woman’s University are hosting a recognition ceremony and reception to recognize the 2006 inductees of the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame on March 5.

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TWU to host ceremony recognizing the 2006 inductees of the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame March 5 at 1:30 p.m. — 3/03/07

DENTON — The Governor’s Commission for Women and Texas Woman’s University are hosting a recognition ceremony and reception to recognize the 2006 inductees of the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame on March 5. All four inductees — Amanda Dunbar of Allen, artist; Kathy Foster of Houston, founder and director of the Casa de Esperanza de los Niños, a haven for children in crisis; Dr. Shirley Neeley of Austin, Texas commissioner of education; and Dr. Ellen Vitetta of Dallas, director of the Cancer Immunobiology Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center — are scheduled to attend.

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Nurse practitioner students from the Netherlands partner with TWU-Houston — 3/02/07

HOUSTON — When Lillian D. Garcia-Maas, a nursing professor at the University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, needed a place for her students to gain an international perspective on being nurse practitioners, she immediately thought of Texas Woman’s University.“I graduated from TWU in Houston, so I knew my students would be able to learn a lot about being a nurse practitioner from the exceptional TWU faculty and students,” Ms. Garcia-Maas, MS, RN, CEN, said. “Being located in the Texas Medical Center was also a plus, as it offered students a chance to observe nurse practitioners in a clinical setting.”

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Canadian Consul to speak on TWU’s Denton campus — 2/27/07

DENTON — David F.J. Marshall, Consul of the Canadian Consulate in Dallas, will address Canada’s political relationship with the United States in a presentation Wednesday, March 7 at Texas Woman’s University. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 2:30 p.m. in room 301 of the Administration Conference Tower (ACT), located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus. For a map of the campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp. For more information, call (940) 898-2707.

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TWU Drama presents ‘The Heiress' — 2/23/07

DENTON — A wealthy but plain girl falls in love with a young fortune hunter as the Texas Woman’s University Drama Program presents “The Heiress” March 9-11.

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TWU releases Dean's List for fall 2006 (word file 2.97 MB) — 2/22/07 Click here for this release in a pdf file (212 K)

DENTON —Texas Woman’s University has released its dean’s list for the fall 2006 semester.

Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours and achieve the minimum grade point average as determined by their particular college or school are eligible for the dean’s list.

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Duo Diplogenesis concert at TWU to feature music from the Americas — 2/22/07

DENTON — Duo Diplogenesis, comprised of Carlo Pezzimenti and Aaron Cotton, will present a classical guitar program of music from the Americas at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods on the Texas Woman’s University Denton campus. For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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TWU’s Hern chosen as TOBGNE president-elect — 2/20/07


DENTON — Dr. Marcia Hern, dean of the Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing, recently was elected as president-elect of the Texas Organization for Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education (TOBGNE).The TOBGNE is the voice for baccalaureate and graduate degree nursing education programs in Texas. The organization promotes standards of excellence in nursing education programs, thereby promoting high quality health care in Texas.

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TWU Community Dance to host Alpana Kagal Jacob Feb. 23 — 2/16/07

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Community Dance Center will present Alpana Kagal Jacob and students in a lecture-demonstration performance, “Discover India through Dance,” Friday, Feb. 23. The event is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. in Studio 208 in the Dance Building, located on the northeast corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus. Admission is $15 for the public, and $5 for TWU students. For more information, call (940) 898-3408.

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TWU to host Edible Car Contest on March 9 — 2/13/07

DENTON — Rev up the rotini — it’s time once again for the annual Edible Car Contest at Texas Woman’s University.Cash prizes totaling $600 await the winners of the contest, now in its ninth year. Competition is open to teams of middle and high school students, as well as teams from TWU. The contest will be held from 9 a.m. until noon Friday, March 9 in the Southwest Banquet Room of Hubbard Hall, located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus. The entry fee is $20 per team, and the registration deadline is Friday, March 2. To register or for more information, visit www.twu.edu/as/college/ediblecar2007.htm.

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Registration for TWU Science Fair ends Feb. 24 — 2/13/07

DENTON — Registration for the 18th annual Texas Woman’s University Science Fair ends Feb. 24. The science fair, which is open to students in kindergarten through ninth grade, will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3 in the south dining rooms of Hubbard Hall, located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus. To register, or for more information, visit www.twu.edu/as/college/sciencefair2007.htm.

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TWU announces Jo Kuhn, PointBank and the National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Dallas Section as 2007 Founders’ Award recipients —  2/09/07

DENTON — Ms. Jo Kuhn, PointBank and the National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Dallas Section are the recipients of the 2007 Founders’ Awards presented by Texas Woman's University, the TWU Foundation and the Former Students Association of TWU. The awards will be presented at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 5 in Hubbard Hall on TWU’s Denton campus. Tickets for the event are $25 per person. Patron seats are available for $60. Benefactor tables for eight are available for $500. For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Patrice Benfield Frisby at (940) 898-3867. Proceeds from the event benefit the TWU Chancellor’s Endowed Scholarship Fund. Reservations are required by Friday, March 30.

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TWU becomes first public university in Texas to offer clinical doctor of physical therapy degree — 2/08/07

DALLAS/HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University is now the first public university in Texas to offer a clinical doctor of physical therapy degree. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board granted TWU the authority to offer this degree on Jan. 25.TWU will begin offering the degree in fall 2007 at its Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center at Presbyterian Hospital and its Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center in the Texas Medical Center.

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TWU’s Houston Center to host Parry Lectureship and Research Day — 2/07/07

HOUSTON — The Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center will host the 11th Annual Parry Lectureship and Research Day on Friday, March 2. Dr. Nancy Kline, director of research and evidence-based practice for the department of nursing at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, will present the lecture, titled “Developing and Testing an Evidence-Based Protocol.”

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Gov. Perry appoints Christianne Kellett of Arlington TWU’s new student regent —  2/06/07

AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry has announced his appointment of Christianne Kellett of Arlington as the new student regent for Texas Woman’s University. She will serve a one-year term expiring Feb. 1, 2008.

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TWU schedules Project Gateway information sessions in Denton, Dallas — 2/06/07

DENTON — Information sessions about Project Gateway — a Texas Woman’s University/Dallas Independent School District partnership that places new teachers in high-need secondary schools — are scheduled Feb. 14 and 15 for individuals seeking admission for the upcoming intensive summer training. Students in this group will be placed in Dallas ISD schools in August 2007.

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TWU offers medical, mammography screenings Feb. 12 — 2/06/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University Student Health Services will offer medical and mammography screenings Monday, Feb. 12 on the university’s Denton campus. The screenings are open to the public.

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Piano and violin recital scheduled at TWU — 2/01/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University accompanist Masako Narikawa will be joined by violinist Dr. Chuyunn Lee in a piano and violin recital scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle on TWU’s Denton campus. For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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TWU sets record for spring semester enrollment — 2/01/07

DENTON – Texas Woman’s University has set a record for spring semester student enrollment and semester credit hours, according to preliminary 12th class day data released today. Enrollment for spring 2007 is 11,263 students, up 5.5 percent from spring 2006. Most importantly, spring 2007 semester credit hours total 110,230, a 6.4 percent increase from last spring. Student credit hours, not headcount, determine a university’s state funding.

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TWU lists graduates for fall 2006 (word file 2.09 MB) — 1/31/07 Click here for this release in a pdf file (375 K)

DENTON, HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University held winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 16, 2006 in Pioneer Hall on the university’s Denton campus, and Dec. 17, 2006, in the Edwin Hornberger Conference Center in Houston.TWU Chancellor and President Dr. Ann Stuart presided at each commencement. Approximately 1,000 degrees were awarded during the four ceremonies.
Graduates are listed below according to their hometowns. Students from states other than Texas are listed alphabetically by state at the end of the text.

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TWU to offer assistance with financial aid application in English and Spanish — 1/30/07

DENTON — Families can get help in understanding the financial aid process when Texas Woman’s University hosts the Texas Guaranteed 12th Annual FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) programs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13.

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Gabriel Bita to perform piano recital at TWU — 1/30/07

DENTON — A historical variety of European music, from the early 19th to the middle of the 20th century, will be featured in a solo piano recital by Texas Woman’s University accompanist Gabriel Bita. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle on TWU’s Denton campus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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TWU raises more than $75,000 for 2006 State Employee Charitable Campaign — 1/29/07

DENTON – The more than $75,000 in contributions from Texas Woman’s University faculty and staff members to the 2006 State Employee Charitable Campaign exceeded the university’s goal for 2006 and TWU’s 2005 campaign total.

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TWU to host Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship Feb. 9-10 in Dallas — 1/25/07

DALLAS — Maintaining enthusiasm for the work of an occupational therapist is the focus of the 2007 Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship, scheduled Feb. 9 and 10 in Texas Woman’s University’s Presbyterian center, 8194 Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas.

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TWU to waive application fees, accept transfer applications during February community college visits — 1/24/07

DENTON — Recruiters from Texas Woman’s University will offer information about transferring to TWU, waive application fees and accept transfer admission applications during TEAM (Transfer Enrollment Admissions Meetings) visits to area community colleges in February.

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TWU student one of eight in nation to receive future leaders award — 1/23/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University graduate student Stephanie Milling-Robbins was one of only eight graduate students nationwide honored recently with the 2007 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award. The award was presented during the Association of American Colleges and Universities’ annual meeting, held Jan. 17-20 in New Orleans.

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TWU community nutrition classes begin in February — 1/23/07

DENTON — Long before it was fashionable to discuss trans fats or good and bad cholesterol, Mary Kuhfeldt, studied the impact of diet on longer life expectancy, a desire to raise healthier families and people facing chronic illnesses. She will share that information in community nutrition classes beginning in February at Texas Woman’s University in Denton.

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TWU offers community music classes — 1/22/07

DENTON — Area residents interested in music lessons for themselves or their children are offered a variety of opportunities through Texas Woman’s University Community Music Instruction.

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TWU Go Centers receive $50,000 grant from Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation — 1/18/07

DENTON – Texas Woman’s University has received a $50,000 grant from the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation in support of the university’s Go Center program.

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TWU’s sixth annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition begins Jan. 23 — 1/18/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host the sixth annual Joyce Elaine Grant Juried Photography Exhibition Jan. 23 through Feb. 16, with an opening reception scheduled from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23. Both the reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public.

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TWU to host Administrators’ Back-to-School Day Feb. 9 — 1/18/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will continue its celebration of 100 years of teacher education with an “Administrators’ Back-to-School Day” scheduled Friday, Feb. 9. Dr. Karen Holt, a National Distinguished Principal of Texas, is the keynote speaker for the event.

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TWU’s Houston Center welcomes prospective transfer and graduate students to Feb. 3 open house — 1/12/07

HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective transfer and graduate students on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 8 a.m. at TWU’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center.TWU’s Houston open house is designed for upper-level nursing and health studies students; graduate students in healthcare administration, nursing, nutrition, library and information science, physical therapy and occupational therapy; and those interested in TWU’s Executive MBA program.

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TWU Drama to take part in national playwriting festival — 1/11/07

DENTON — While sitting down with her morning cup of coffee and the “New York Times” one day last summer, Sharon Benge, director of the drama program at Texas Woman’s University, read an article that piqued her interest.The article stated that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and co-producer Bonnie Metzgar were planning a world premiere of “365 Days/365 Plays,” Ms. Parks’ initiative to write one play per day for a full year. The event would include professional and university theaters throughout the United States performing one week’s worth of plays, creating the 365 National Festival — the largest theater collaboration in the history of American theater.Ms. Benge was intrigued with the idea and went to work. TWU’s application was accepted by the Yale Playwriting Program, which is managing university participation in the festival. TWU joins more than 600 theaters nationwide in the play cycle, which began Nov. 13, 2006, and ends Nov. 12, 2007.

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Article by TWU professor, doctoral candidate and recent alum published in national nursing research publication — 1/10/07PHOTOS AVAILABLEDENTON — An article authored by Texas Woman’s University nursing professor Dr. Gail Davis, doctoral candidate Terri White and recent Ph.D. in nursing graduate Dr. Asphodel Yang was recently published in a national nursing research publication.The article, “A bone health intervention for older adults living in residential settings,” was published in the December 2006 issue of Research in Nursing & Health journal. The article reported on research on bone health intervention aimed at assisting older adults living independently in residential settings to maintain healthy bones.

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TWU expands non-credit course options — 1/04/07DENTON — In response to overwhelming interest in online non-credit and career training courses, Texas Woman’s University has expanded its non-credit course offerings to accommodate what are considered “hot trend” areas.

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TWU welcomes prospective students and guests to Jan. 20 open house — 1/02/07

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective students from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, on the Denton campus.

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TWU Community Dance Center offers new classes — 1/02/07

DENTON — Classes at the Texas Woman’s University Community Dance Center return this spring with the opportunity for children, teens and adults to learn some new moves.Registration ends Tuesday, Jan. 16, with classes beginning Monday, Jan. 22. Regular classes range from six to 10 weeks in length, with prices ranging from $50 to $60. A $5 fee will be added for registration after Jan. 16. FULL STORY >>

 



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