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2008 Releases

 

TWU student named AAUW Fellow — 12/16/08

DALLAS — Priyanka Kapoor, a master of occupational therapy student at TWU’s Dallas Center, is one of only 75 university women in the world to be selected as an International Masters Fellow by the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

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TWU's Adams named Counselor Educator of the Year — 12/9/08

DENTON — Dr. Susan Adams, assistant professor of counseling and development at Texas Woman’s University, was selected as the 2008 Counselor Educator of the Year at the Texas Counselors Association’s annual conference held recently in Houston. 

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TWU schedules winter commencement — 12/2/08

DENTON — The fall 2008 semester at Texas Woman’s University will draw to a close Saturday, Dec. 13, 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.  Receptions hosted by TWU Chancellor Dr. Ann Stuart will follow each ceremony on the second floor of the Student Union, located on the southwest corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive.

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TWU schedules Houston commencement — 12/2/08

DENTON —The fall 2008 semester at the Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center will draw to a close Sunday, Dec. 14 with commencement ceremonies scheduled for 2 p.m. in the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas.

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TWU to ring in the season with Holiday Concert — 11/25/08

DENTON —Traditional and some not-so-familiar holiday tunes will be performed during Texas Woman’s University’s annual Holiday Concert, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6.  The concert will take place in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland and Sawyer streets on TWU’s Denton campus.  Admission is $5 per person at the door.  For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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TWU receives $593,520 National Science Foundation grant for scholarships — 11/24/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University recently received a $593,520 grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program. The grant, which is distributed over a four-year period, will be used to fund scholarships to TWU undergraduate students majoring in the STEM fields.

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2008 Holiday Package Stories

Deep-fried turkey easy if prepared properly

TWU offers diet tips for a healthy holiday season

TWU offers exercise tips for a healthy holiday season

TWU offers healthy recipes for holiday season

Holiday traditions bring families together

TWU professor says toys don’t have to be expensive to stimulate child’s imagination

TWU professor offers help to the hurting

Music keeps the holidays in tune

TWU professor says time is a good gift during a bad economy

TWU instructors offer tips for taking better photographs

Realistic view required when making resolutions


TWU names Karen Kernodle Martin director of development — 11/18/08

DALLAS/DENTON — Karen Kernodle Martin of Irving has been named director of development at Texas Woman’s University. In addition to other development duties, she will co-chair the fundraising campaign for the new TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center and organize the university’s Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award Luncheon.

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TWU receives $416,000 estate gift — 11/18/08

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Foundation has received a $416,000 gift from the estate of longtime Denton resident Celia Jamison Sankey.

The unrestricted gift from the TWU alumna will be used by the foundation in its mission to support the university.

Mrs. Sankey, who passed away Feb. 8, 2008, received her bachelor’s degree in art from the Texas State College for Women (now TWU) in 1941.  She taught art at the university for several years until her retirement.

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TWU Drama presents ‘The Long Christmas Dinner’ — 11/12/08

DENTON —The Texas Woman’s University drama program kicks off the holiday season with Thornton Wilder’s “The Long Christmas Dinner” Nov. 20-23.

Performances will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20; at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21 and 22; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23.  All performances will take place in the 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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Dallas Opera director to speak at TWU Music Scholarship Banquet — 11/11/08

DENTON — George Steel, the new general director of The Dallas Opera, will be the guest speaker for Texas Woman’s University’s third annual Music Scholarship Banquet.  The banquet will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18 in Hubbard Hall on TWU’s Denton campus.  For a map of the campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.  The cost of the dinner is $30 per person, which includes dinner.  For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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TWU to host International Festival — 11/11/08

DENTON — Food, fashion and dancing are featured in Texas Woman’s University’s International Festival, an annual event celebrating the diversity of the TWU community.

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TWU art galleries to host exhibits Nov. 17-21 — 11/7/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host artist Nate Larson’s “Burden of Proof” and highlight the work of TWU graduate students in graphic design during two shows running concurrently in the university’s galleries.

The exhibits run Monday, Nov. 17 through Friday, Nov. 21, with an opening reception scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18.  The reception will follow an artist’s lecture with Mr. Larson from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the foyer of the Fine Arts Building, located on the south side of Pioneer Circle at Oakland Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus.  The reception, lecture and exhibition are free and open to the public.

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Italian Night dinner, auction set Nov. 11 at TWU — 11/6/08

DENTON — A taste of Italy comes to Texas Woman’s University on Tuesday, Nov. 11 as Delta Phi Delta, the art honor society at TWU, hosts the 25th annual Italian Night dinner and silent art auction.

The dinner and auction will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the TWU Visual Arts Building, located on the south end of Pioneer Circle at Oakland Avenue.  Tickets, which are available at the door, are $8 for general admission and $5 for students, faculty and seniors.  Children ages 5 and younger are admitted free.  For more information, call (940) 898-2530.

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Fran Vick to speak at TWU's Joyce Thompson Lecture Nov. 17 — 11/3/08

DENTON — Frances Brannen Vick, named one of the 100 most significant women in the history of Texas, will present “My Adventures as a Publisher Turned Author” at the 2008 Joyce Thompson Lecture, scheduled Monday, Nov. 17 at Texas Woman’s University.

The lecture will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory (MCL) Building, located on Bell Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus.  For a map of the campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.  Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.  A reception and book signing will follow the lecture.  For more information, call 940-898-3748.

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TWU welcomes prospective students and guests to Nov. 15 open house — 11/3/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective students from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, Nov. 15, on the TWU Denton campus.

Prospective students and their guests will have the opportunity to meet faculty and students, participate in a campus tour and attend sessions on admissions, financial aid, housing, student life, commuter information and more.   TWU also will offer information sessions in Spanish at the event. 

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TWU students to host dinner and fashion show Nov. 20 — 10/28/08

DENTON — Students from Texas Woman’s University’s nutrition and food sciences department will team up with students in the fashion and textiles program to host a dinner and fashion show on Thursday, Nov. 20. Event attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items or gently used clothing, which will be donated to Denton County Friends of the Family.

The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Hubbard Hall located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus. For a map of the Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp. Tickets are $13 each. For more information or to purchase tickets call 940-898-2647 or email KDavis10@twu.edu.

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TWU professor offers seminar on grief and the holidays — 10/27/08

DENTON — The holidays can be tough on those who have lost a loved one. A traditional time of celebration may become a time to “get through” or avoid altogether.

Dr. Susan Adams, an associate professor of counseling and development at Texas Woman’s University, will present a program on dealing with grief during the holidays Monday, Nov. 10 in the Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory (MCL) Building auditorium, located on Bell Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus.  The presentation will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.  For more information, call (940) 898-2692 or email dradams@centurytel.net.

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TWU raises $10,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure® —10/20/08

DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — More than 300 students, alumni, faculty and staff raised more than $10,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure® with their participation in the Komen Race for the Cure® in Houston and Dallas.

The Houston and Dallas teams, both known as the “Pioneers for the Cure,” also were recognized as having the largest team in the higher education category for the races held in their respective cities during October.

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TWU recognized as largest higher education team for the 2008 Komen Dallas Race —10/20/08

DENTON/DALLAS — Texas Woman’s University was recognized as having the largest team participating in the higher education category during the 2008 Komen Dallas Race for the Cure® held Oct. 18.

TWU had more than 200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends take part in the race. The team, known as the “Pioneers for the Cure,” raised more than $7,500 in registration fees and donations for the event.

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TWU to host 15th annual Monster Flute Choir Concert — 10/17/08

DENTON — Just in time for Halloween — the Texas Woman’s University and Brookhaven flute choirs combine for the 15th annual Monster Flute Choir Concert.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Pioneer Circle and Oakland Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus.  Admission is free, and audience members are encouraged to come in costume for a costume parade with trick-or-treat candy.  For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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TWU welcomes prospective transfer students to Nov. 1 Transfer Connection — 10/13/08

DENTON – Texas Woman’s University will host its first “Transfer Connection” information session for prospective transfer students on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon on the TWU Denton campus.

Prospective transfer students who attend the event will receive a $30 application fee award to apply to TWU. Students also will attend sessions on admissions and financial aid information, meet with advisers and faculty, receive sample degree plans, learn more about TWU services tailored to transfer students and take an optional campus tour.

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TWU recognized as largest collegiate team for the 2008 Komen Houston Race —10/9/08

HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University was recognized as having the largest team participating in the higher education category during the 2008 Komen Houston Race for the Cure® held Oct. 4.

TWU had 80 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends take part in the race. The team, known as the “Pioneers for the Cure,” raised $2,956 in registration fees and donations for the event.

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TWU to present forum on healthcare reform Oct. 16 —10/9/08

DENTON — Addressing healthcare reform in the United States is the topic of a Texas Woman’s University public affairs forum to be held Thursday, Oct. 16.

“Health Care Reform in the United States: Economic, Political, Social and Personal Dimensions” will take place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in room 204 of the Classroom Faculty Office Building (CF0) located on TWU’s Denton campus. For a map of the Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email JWilliams2@.twu.edu or call 940-898-2052.

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TWU announces new class of Chancellor's Research Fellows —10/9/08

DENTON – Continuing its support of faculty research, Texas Woman’s University has announced 10 Chancellor’s Research Fellows for 2008-2009.

This year’s protégés and mentors are: Dr. Patricia Casey, teacher education, who will be mentored by Dr. Charlotte (Barney) Sanborn, kinesiology; Dr. Kimberly Booker, psychology and philosophy, who will be mentored by Dr. Lynda Uphouse, biology. Dr. Noralyn Pickens, occupational therapy – Dallas, who will be mentored by Dr. Susan Sheriff, nursing – Dallas; Dr. Pushkala Raman, School of Management, who will be mentored by Dr. Nancy DiMarco, Institute for Women's Health and nutrition and food sciences; and Dr. Jian Zhang, mathematics and computer science, who will be mentored by Dr. Richard Sheardy, chemistry and physics.

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TWU’s Houston Center welcomes prospective transfer and graduate students to Oct. 25 Open House10/6/08

HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective transfer and graduate students on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to noon 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, physical therapy and occupational therapy; and those interested in TWU’s Executive MBA program.

Prospective students and their guests will have the opportunity to meet faculty and students, participate in a campus tour and attend sessions on admissions, financial aid, student life and more. Information sessions are scheduled until noon and a free continental breakfast will be served.

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TWU welcomes prospective students and guests to Oct. 18 open house — 10/6/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective students from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, Oct. 18, on the TWU Denton campus.

Prospective students and their guests will have the opportunity to meet faculty and students, participate in a campus tour and attend sessions on admissions, financial aid, housing, student life, commuter information and more.

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More than 300 attend Teachers Teaching with Technology™ conference at TWU — 10/6/08

DENTON – Educators from throughout the Metroplex received a lesson on how to better use technology to improve teaching and learning in math and science during the Teachers Teaching with Technology™ Regional Conference hosted by Texas Woman’s University Sept. 20.
More than 300 current and future math and science teachers from the kindergarten to university level attended the conference, sponsored by Texas Instruments
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TWU offers art classes to the community 9/30/08

DENTON — Area residents will have the opportunity to learn and explore a range of media in the visual arts studio at Texas Woman’s University.

Classes offered include beginners classes in drawing, book making, using Adobe® Photoshop® and painting.  The registration fee is $95.  Participants will be responsible for purchasing materials for the classes.  The registration deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 7, with classes beginning Oct. 14 and 15.  To register, visit www.twu.edu/ce/Art.asp.  For more information, call the TWU Office of Lifelong Learning at (940) 898-3408.

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TWU Drama presents ‘Helen’ — 9/24/08

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University drama program opens its 2008-09 season Oct. 9-12 with “Helen,” a revisionist tale of Helen of Troy from Greek mythology.

Performances will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9; at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12.  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 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 receives $3 million for new Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center — 9/22/08

DALLAS — Longtime Dallas resident Florence A. Doswell has donated $3 million to Texas Woman’s University for its new T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center. TWU’s college of nursing in Dallas will be named The Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing in honor of this gift, which is one of the largest single gifts from an individual to TWU.

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TWU student awarded Javits Fellowship — 9/17/08

DENTON —Jose Zamora, a master of fine arts student in dance at Texas Woman’s University, has been awarded a 2008-09 Jacob K. Javits Fellowship.  Mr. Zamora is one of only 30 university students in the United States, and one of two in Texas, to receive the fellowship, which covers tuition and fees and provides up to $30,000 a year for living expenses.

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TWU to host Graduate and Professional School Fair Oct. 6 — 9/16/08

DENTON —Texas Woman’s University will host a Graduate and Professional School Fair on Monday, Oct. 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the TWU Student Union, located on the southwest corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive.  More than 50 universities, colleges and professional schools from across the United States and other countries will share information about their programs with prospective students.  All interested persons are welcome to attend.

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Gov. Perry appoints TWU’s Tilley to Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee — 9/16/08

DENTON — Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Donna Scott Tilley, Texas Woman’s University associate professor of nursing, to the state’s Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee.

Dr. Tilley is the only nurse on this state nursing home regulatory committee and will serve a five-year term, which expires Feb. 1, 2013.

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Tom Kemper to be guest speaker at TWU Sept. 24 — 9/16/08

DENTON — Green business pioneer Tom Kemper, CEO and founder of Dolphin Blue, will speak on “Sustainability in Our World” at Texas Woman’s University on Wednesday, Sept. 24.

The talk will take place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory Building (MCL), located on Bell Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus. For a map of the Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email drylander@twu.edu or call 940-898-2106.

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Trey Songz performance at TWU rescheduled for Sept. 17 — 9/15/08

The performance of R&B singer Trey Songz at TWU was rescheduled to Sept. 17
due to Hurricane Ike.

DENTON —R&B singer/songwriter Trey Songz will perform in concert Wednesday, Sept. 17 on Texas Woman’s University’s Denton campus.  The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland and Sawyer streets.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for faculty and staff and $5 for students.  The ticket price at the door is $15.

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TWU sees seventh consecutive year of enrollment growth — 9/11/08

DENTON — Enrollment at Texas Woman’s University has risen for the seventh consecutive year, according to preliminary 12th class day data, with a record 12,469 students enrolled for fall 2008. This marks a 2.5 percent increase from last fall.

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TWU to host 'Asia and the Arts' during October — 9/11/08

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University School of the Arts will explore the relationship between traditional and contemporary Asian artistic practices and Western contemporary culture during Asia and the Arts: Transformational Dialogues, taking place throughout October on TWU’s Denton campus.

The series will include dance, drama, music and visual arts events.  Visit www.twu.edu/asia for a full listing.  Admission to all events is free, unless otherwise noted.  For more information, call (940) 898-2086.

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TWU chosen for new national American Democracy Project initiative —  9/09/08

DENTON — The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) has selected Texas Woman’s University to participate in the American Democracy Project Civic Agency Initiative, a new national program focused on encouraging students to be civic leaders in their communities.

TWU is one of 16 universities in the U.S. and the only university in Texas to be selected for the three-year program, which will begin this fall.

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Coordinating Board awards TWU largest work-study mentorship grant in the state — 9/08/08

DENTON — The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has awarded Texas Woman’s University a $175,000 grant for its G-Force student-mentorship program, which is designed to increase enrollment among first-generation college students in Texas. This is the second consecutive year that TWU’s G-Force program has received the most funding of any university in the state.

These grant funds will go directly to TWU students in the form of wages earned for working in the TWU Go Centers.

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TWU’s Houston Center presents nursing lecture Oct. 31 — 9/08/08

HOUSTON — Applying evidenced-based practice to clinical nursing management is the focus of Texas Woman’s University’s annual Good Samaritan Foundation Fall Forum on Friday, Oct. 31.

The presentation, titled “Translational Research: Moving Study Findings into Practice,” 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. For more information or to register, call (713) 794-2100 or email TWUNursingHouston@twu.edu by Oct. 15.

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Trey Songz to perform at TWU Sept. 13 — 9/5/08

DENTON —R&B singer/songwriter Trey Songz will perform in concert Saturday, Sept. 13 on Texas Woman’s University’s Denton campus.  The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland and Sawyer streets.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for faculty and staff and $5 for students.  The ticket price at the door is $15.

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TWU drama program announces 2008-09 schedule — 9/5/08

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University drama program mixes classics, a twist on Greek tragedy and more into its 2008-09 season.

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Join the TWU Pioneers for the Cure — 9/04/08

HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University is inviting alumni and the community to join its students, faculty and staff as TWU Pioneers for the Cure during the 2008 Houston Komen Race for the Cure®.

The race will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at Sam Houston Park. To register, visit www.komen-houston.org, click on “Join an Existing Team” and choose the TWU Pioneers for the Cure team. The cost is $30 per participant.

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“The Power of a Healthy Woman Symposium” presented at TWU Sept. 20
— 9/02/08

DENTON — Providing tools that incorporate wellness strategies into daily life is the focus of an upcoming symposium at Texas Woman’s University. Adult women are encouraged to attend and bring their mothers, sisters and high school age daughters (juniors and seniors) to the half-day event that shines the spotlight on women’s health.

“The Power of a Healthy Woman Symposium” will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 in room 202 of the Classroom and Faculty Office Building (CFO). For a map of the Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp. Registration is $10, or $15 for two participants from the same household. Space is limited and the registration deadline is Friday, Sept 12. For more information, go to www.twu.edu/lifelong and click on “Continuing Education.”

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TWU releases Dean's List for spring 2008 (pdf)— 8/12/08

DENTON —Texas Woman’s University has released its dean’s list for the spring 2008 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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TWU’s Sheardy elected as SENCER Leadership Fellow — 8/12/08

WASHINGTON, D.C./DENTON — Dr. Richard Sheardy, professor and chair of the Texas Woman’s University chemistry and physics department, has been elected a 2008-2009 SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) Leadership Fellow by the National Fellowship Board of the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement.

Dr. Sheardy is one of 76 educators elected to the inaugural class of fellows from the more than 1,300 faculty members and academic leaders who are part of the SENCER community. SENCER is a national initiative that engages students in science and math by focusing coursework on real world problems.

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TWU faculty, administrators to attend SENCER Summer Institute — 8/05/08

DENTON — A team of six TWU faculty and administrators has been selected to attend the 2008 SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) Summer Institute Aug. 8-11 in Santa Clara, Calif.

The TWU participants are: Dr. Ann Staton, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Don Edwards, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and chair of the department of math and computer science; Dr. Sarah McIntire, chair of the biology department; Dr. Richard Sheardy, professor and chair of the chemistry and physics department; Dr. Richard Jones, associate professor of chemistry; and Ms. Cynthia Maguire, chemistry lecturer.

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TWU College of Nursing receives $600,000 federal grant for DNP program7/30/08

DENTON/DALLAS — Texas Woman’s University’s College of Nursing has been awarded a $614,959 federal grant for its doctor of nurse practitioner (DNP) degree program.

The funds, to be awarded over a three-year period by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Advanced Education Nursing Program, will be used to improve access to TWU’s DNP for nurses serving rural and underserved populations.

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TWU Drama to perform at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland — 7/29/08

DENTON —The Texas Woman’s University drama program is taking its production of “Alice in Wonderland” overseas to the world’s largest arts festival — the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.

TWU Drama was invited to perform Aug. 4-9 in the prestigious Bedlam Theatre, 11b Bristo Place in downtown Edinburgh.  For more information about the festival, visit www.edfringe.com.

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Alumna donates quilt of Little Chapel-in-the-Woods to TWU — 7/29/08

DENTON —Texas Woman’s University alumna Billie Margaret Shewell Hubbard of Krum recently donated a quilt of the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods to the university. The large, quilted textile is currently hanging in the TWU Blagg-Huey Library on the back wall of the first floor.

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TWU receives $200,000 from the Greater Texas Foundation — 7/14/08

DENTON —More scholarships will be available to Texas Woman’s University students — in particular those planning to teach math or science, community college transfer students and first-generation students — thanks to three grants totaling $200,000 from the Greater Texas Foundation (GTF.)

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TWU’s Britt and Cesario named American Academy of Nursing Fellows — 7/10/08

HOUSTON – The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) has named Texas Woman’s University nursing faculty Dr. Robin Burke Britt and Dr. Sandra K. Cesario as AAN Fellows. They will be among 92 nurse leaders from the U.S. inducted as Fellows of the AAN (FAAN) during AAN’s 35th Annual Meeting and Conference Nov. 8 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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TWU School of the Arts to host Latino Dance & Music Festival July 17-19 — 7/8/08

DENTON — The world premiere of a new work by internationally acclaimed composer Ernesto Garcia de León will highlight the Latino Dance and Music Festival, presented July 17-19 by the Texas Woman’s University School of the Arts on the university’s Denton campus.

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TWU offers Spanish training for the workplace — 7/7/08

DENTON —The Texas Woman’s University’s Office of Lifelong Learning is now offering Command Spanish® Training for the Workplace for interested participants.

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TWU to showcase online degree programs with July 26 information session — 7/1/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will showcase several online degree programs during Online Degree Information Sessions held July 26 at the TWU Denton campus.

TWU will offer information sessions on the following online degree programs: RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of General Studies, Bachelor of Science in Health Studies, Executive MBA, Master of Science in Family Studies, Master of Science in Health Studies, Master of Science in Library Science, Master of Science in Nursing Education and Master of Arts in Teaching.

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TWU Chancellor Ann Stuart named Woman of Distinction — 6/24/08

DENTON – Texas Woman’s University Chancellor Dr. Ann Stuart was recently named a Woman of Distinction by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) of Texas at its annual convention.

Dr. Stuart was one of 100 female leaders from around the state honored for their extraordinary accomplishments in their professions and communities by the AAUW of Texas. Chancellor Stuart was nominated for this award by the AAUW Denton branch.

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TWU counseling and development program earns renewed CACREP accreditation — 6/24/08

DENTON — The counseling and development program at Texas Woman’s University has earned renewed accreditation for its school and community counseling components from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

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TWU Commuter NET program receives national recognition — 6/23/08

DENTON – Texas Woman’s University received the Commuter Student and Adult Learners’ Outstanding Collaboration Award during the American College Personnel Association’s (ACPA) national convention.

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Collaborative exercise encourages OR nursing careers — 6/23/08

 

HOUSTON – Nursing students from Texas Woman’s University’s Houston campus experienced what it is like to be an operating-room nurse during a surgery simulation exercise held June 5 at the OR lab at the Houston Community College’s Coleman College for Health Sciences.

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TWU lists graduates for spring 2008 (word file 2.47 MB) — 6/20/08 Click here for this release in a pdf file (189 K)

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University held spring commencement ceremonies May 10, 2008 in Pioneer Hall on the university’s Denton campus.

TWU Chancellor and President Dr. Ann Stuart presided at each of the three ceremonies. Approximately 1,471 students — the largest graduating class in TWU history — received their degrees during the ceremony.

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The Meadows Foundation contributes $1 million to Texas Woman’s University — 6/16/08

DALLAS — The Meadows Foundation has awarded $1 million to Texas Woman’s University for its new T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center.

“The Meadows Foundation is among the most recognized private foundations in the country,” TWU Chancellor Dr. Ann Stuart said. “TWU is grateful for the Meadows Foundation’s support of our Dallas project. This is a significant donation, and one we are very proud of receiving.”

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TWU becomes first in state to offer culinary bachelor’s degree — 6/10/08

DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON – More community college students will be able to combine their culinary talents with food service management skills thanks to the new bachelor of applied sciences (BAS) in culinary science and food service management degree offered by Texas Woman’s University.

Applications are currently being accepted for the TWU BAS in culinary science and food service management degree program, which begins at the TWU Denton campus this fall. For more information or to apply, visit www.twu.edu/hs/nfs/UNDER1.htm, call 940-898-2636 or email nutrfdsci@mail.twu.edu.

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TWU Regents approve faculty promotions and tenure — 6/10/08

DENTON— The Texas Woman's University Board of Regents recently approved promotions and tenure recommendations at its quarterly meeting held June 6.

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Guitar workshops, concerts part of TWU’s Latino Dance and Music Festival;

Early registration ends June 23 — 6/4/08

DENTON — A new work by internationally acclaimed composer Ernesto Garcia de León will receive a double premiere during the Latino Dance and Music Festival, presented July 17-18 by the Texas Woman’s University School of the Arts on the university’s Denton campus.

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Registration under way for dance component of TWU’s Latino Dance and Music Festival — 6/4/08

DENTON — Maestra Silvia Lozano, artistic director and choreographer for the world-acclaimed Folklorico Ballet of Mexico, will be the featured guest artist and instructor as the Texas Woman’s University School of the Arts presents the Latino Dance and Music Festival July 15-19 on TWU’s Denton campus.

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TWU receives $850,000 from Boenker estate for nutrition student scholarships — 6/02/08

DENTON – More Texas Woman’s University students will receive scholarships to help meet their educational goals thanks to an $846,524 gift from the estate of Ima Jean Boenker of Fort Worth, a TWU alumna. The gift will be used to establish the Ima Jean Boenker Scholarship, which will provide up to $8,000 a year to students majoring in nutrition and food sciences.

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TWU announces the Pioneer Breast Health and Community Outreach Program

of Denton County — 5/29/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host a reception Tuesday, June 10 to introduce the Pioneer Breast Health and Community Outreach Program of Denton County.  The “Think Pink!” reception is open to the public and will take place at noon in room 207 of the TWU Student Union, located on the southwest corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive.

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Gov. Perry appoints Scarlett Pope of Grapevine as TWU’s new student regent — 5/28/08

AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry has announced his appointment of Scarlett Pope of Grapevine as the new student regent for Texas Woman’s University. She will serve a one-year term expiring May 31, 2009.

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TWU’s Bednar appointed to national school nutrition committee —5/20/08

DENTON — Dr. Carolyn Bednar, Texas Woman’s University professor of nutrition and food sciences, is one of only nine nutrition professionals in the country selected to serve on the School Nutrition Association’s Research Committee.

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Jane and John Justin Foundation contributes $750,000 to Texas Woman’s University — 5/15/08

DALLAS — The Jane and John Justin Foundation has awarded $750,000 to Texas Woman’s University for its new T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center.

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TWU welcomes prospective students and guests to June 14 open house — 5/15/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective students from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, on the TWU Denton campus.

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Patricia Holden-Huchton named dean of TWU’s College of Nursing5/12/08

DENTON — Dr. Patricia Holden-Huchton has been named dean of the College of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Holden-Huchton previously served as the interim dean of nursing and as the associate dean of nursing for the TWU’s Denton Campus. She began her duties on April 1.

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TWU’s Uphouse named 2008 Piper Professor — 5/7/08

DENTON — In recognition of her dedication to her students and to the teaching profession, Dr. Lynda Uphouse, Texas Woman’s University Cornaro Professor of Biology, has been named a 2008 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

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TWU TO AWARD ANN WILLIAMS HONORARY DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN DANCE — 4/30/08

Founder & Artistic Director of the world-renowned Dallas Black Dance Theatre,
Williams is a TWU Distinguished Alumna and former university regent whose achievements are extraordinary

DALLAS– Texas Woman’s University (TWU) will honor Ann Williams, the founder and artistic director of the world-renowned Dallas Black Dance Theatre, with an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Dance at spring commencement on May 10 (Saturday). The ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. in Pioneer Hall, Bell Avenue at University Drive, on the TWU Denton campus.

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TWU schedules spring commencement — 4/30/08

DENTON — Approximately 1,471 students — the largest graduating class in Texas Woman’s University history — will receive their degrees Saturday, May 10 during ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. on the university’s Denton campus.

Commencement ceremonies include students from TWU’s Denton, Dallas and Houston campuses. Approximately 802 undergraduate and 669 graduate degrees will be awarded during the three ceremonies.

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TWU’s McCullar named 2008 G. Ann Uhlir Fellow — 4/29/08

DENTON — Kelly McCullar, associate vice president and controller for Texas Woman’s University, has been named the 2008 G. Ann Uhlir Fellow in Higher Education Administration.  He is the first staff member to win the award, which is available to TWU faculty, staff and graduate students.

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TWU presents annual spring fashion show May 2 — 4/25/08

DENTON – The Texas Woman’s University fashion and textiles department will host its annual spring fashion show —2008 Montage Senior Fashion Show: The Gallery — at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 2 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall on the TWU Denton campus.

Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for senior citizens, children under 12 and TWU alumni and may be purchased at the door or in advance at the fashion and textiles office. Group discounts are available upon request. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Dr. Sheri Dragoo, associate fashion and textiles professor, at 940-898-2661 or at SDragoo@twu.edu.

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TWU faculty, students present poster at SENCER event on Capitol Hill — 4/23/08

A team of four Texas Woman’s University faculty and students participated in a SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) poster session April 15 on Capitol Hill.  The poster session was the culminating event of the National Center for Civic Engagement and SENCER’s Washington Symposium.

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TWU’s Barnes receives Distinguished Achievement Award from CASE District IV — 4/22/08

DENTON — Carolyn Barnes, associate vice president for marketing and communication for Texas Woman’s University, received the 2008 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV during the district’s annual conference held April 5-9 in Little Rock, Ark.

The award is the highest honor given by CASE District IV to advancement professionals. Ms. Barnes received the award for her leadership and service to the profession, TWU and to CASE.

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TWU SIFE team heads to Nationals — 4/21/08

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team will compete in the SIFE USA National Exposition May 13-15 in Chicago following the team’s recent win at the regional competition. The TWU team’s regional win March 17 in Dallas was its sixth in the past nine years.

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2008 Honors Convocation

TWU to honor students, faculty and staff at Honors Convocation April 24 — 4/15/08

TWU to recognize students at Honors Convocation — 4/15/08

TWU to recognize faculty at Honors Convocation — 4/15/08

TWU to recognize staff at Honors Convocation — 4/15/08

 


Denton to proclaim May as Exercise is Medicine™ month — 4/15/08

DENTON— Denton Mayor Perry McNeill will issue a proclamation at the City Council Meeting tonight naming May 2008 as Exercise is Medicine™ month. The proclamation is one of the first issued in the nation and is part of the month’s activities coordinated by Texas Woman’s University.

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TWU announces 2008 distinguished alumni — 4/07/08

DENTON — Three women with distinctive careers in higher education have been named as the 2008 Distinguished Alumni by Texas Woman’s University and the TWU Former Students Association.

Dr. Anita Cowan, TWU associate professor emerita in sociology and social work; Dr. Darlene A. Kluka, professor in the Department of Biokinetics, Sports and Leisure Sciences at the University of Pretoria in South Africa; and Dr. Sally A. Roden, associate provost and dean of undergraduate studies for the University of Central Arkansas, will be recognized at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 26.

The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the Southeast Ballroom of Hubbard Hall. Tickets are $25. For more information or tickets, call the TWU Office of Alumni Relations at (940) 898-2586 or visit www.twu.edu/alum.

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TWU student receives scholarship to attend national health advocacy summit — 4/03/08

DENTON —Texas Woman’s University student Cynthia Johnson of Lewisville was one of only two graduate students in the nation to receive the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) 2008 Health Education Student Support Award. This $500 scholarship enabled Ms. Johnson to attend the 2008 Health Advocacy Summit held March 15-17 in Washington, D.C.

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Chair of Women’s Campaign International to visit TWU — 4/01/08

DENTON — Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, co-founder and chair of Women’s Campaign International and a senior lecturer at The Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, will visit Texas Woman’s University April 8 to 11 as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow.

She will discuss “Getting Women to the Table: Gender and Politics” at 3 p.m. April 10 in room 301 of the Administration Conference Tower (ACT) on TWU’s Denton campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 940-898-3350.


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TWU dance department presents DanceMakers and DanceMakers, Too — 3/28/08

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Department of Dance will present a diverse range of choreographic visions in DanceMakers and DanceMakers, Too.

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TWU Guitar Ensemble schedules spring concert — 3/28/08

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Guitar Ensemble will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10 in the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, located on TWU’s Denton campus.  Early arrival is recommended, as seating inside the chapel is limited.

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Pezzimenti to feature Cuban music in TWU concert — 3/28/08

DENTON — Internationally recognized guitarist Carlo Pezzimenti, an adjunct assistant professor of music at Texas Woman’s University, will perform a concert of Cuban music at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 in TWU’s Little Chapel-in-the-Woods.  The concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, call (940) 898-2500.

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Retired TWU professor John J. Miniter establishes scholarship for students — 3/27/08

DENTON – As a professor at Texas Woman’s University for 20 years, John J. Miniter, Ph.D., has always recognized the value of a TWU education. With that in mind and to honor his wife of 58 years, Dr. Miniter has donated $10,000 to the TWU Foundation to establish the Helen B. Miniter Scholarship.

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TWU School of Occupational Therapy to highlight student research during 16th annual Celebration of Scholarship — 3/25/08

DALLAS — The Texas Woman’s University School of Occupational Therapy student honor society, Pi Theta Epsilon-Dallas Chapter, will host its 16th annual Celebration of Scholarship from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 25. 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.

Registration is $30 prior to April 18 and $40 after that date. Student admission is free, but registration is required. Those who attend the conference will have the opportunity to earn 5.5 continuing education credit hours. For more information, call (214) 706-2350 or visit www.twu.edu/ot/COS/index.htm.

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Explore the arts on TWU Arts Triangle Walking Tour April 3 — 3/24/08

DENTON — Area residents are invited to explore the spaces where the arts happen during a tour of Texas Woman’s University’s Denton campus.

TWU’s School of the Arts will host the TWU Arts Triangle Walking Tour from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3.  The tour, which is free and open to the public, will begin at the Redbud Theater Complex on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall.  TWU dance, drama, art and music students will perform at various locations as the tour continues through the campus before ending with an open-studio reception and free refreshments in the Fine Arts Building.

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TWU presents “The Ultimate Culinary Adventure” April 15 — 3/20/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University invites the community to join award-winning cookbook authors Cheryl and Bill Jamison for “The Ultimate Culinary Adventure” on April 15 at 11:30 a.m. in the Blagg-Huey Library on TWU’s Denton Campus.

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TWU to host seventh annual Well Wednesday Community Health Fair on April 2 — 3/17/08

DENTON — Here’s to your health!  Texas Woman’s University will host its seventh annual Well Wednesday Community Health Fair on April 2.  The event is sponsored by TWU Student Health Services and Texas Oncology.  Door prizes, including two mountain bikes and two IPods, will be awarded.

Admission to the event is free and open to the public.  The health fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Pioneer Hall, located on Bell Avenue.  Free parking is available at Pioneer Hall, in visitor parking and in the library parking lot.  For a map of the campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.  For more information about the health fair, contact TWU health educator Priyanka Lalwani at (940) 898-3833 or email healtheducation@twu.edu.

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TWU to showcase online degree programs with March 29 information sessions on Houston campus — 3/17/08

HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University will showcase several online degree programs during “Online Degree Information Sessions” held at the TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center on Saturday, March 29.

TWU will offer information sessions on the following online degree programs: RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of General Studies, Bachelor of Science in Health Studies, Executive MBA, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Food Systems Administration, Master of Science in Family Studies, Master of Science in Library Science and Master of Science in Health Studies.

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Two state representatives meet at UNT, TWU to discuss higher education needs, opportunities — 3/13/08

DENTON – State Rep. Myra Crownover and State Rep. Warren Chisum, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, met with officials from the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University on Wednesday (March 12) to discuss the opportunities and needs of higher education in Texas.

Crownover and Chisum visited with UNT System Chancellor Lee Jackson and other university officials at UNT’s Gateway Center and toured the UNT campus. Later in the day, the representatives met with TWU Chancellor Ann Stuart and other TWU officials and talked with students.

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TWU names Anne Scott new director of Alumni Relations — 3/10/08

DENTON – Creating a brand that will engage alumni of all ages in the life of the university is the priority of new Texas Woman’s University Director of Alumni Relations Anne Scott.

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Multicultural counseling workshop scheduled at TWU — 3/6/08

DENTON — Multicultural counseling competence is the focus of an upcoming workshop at Texas Woman’s University.

“Multicultural Counseling Competence: Putting Theory & Ethics into Practice” will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 28 in room 202 of the Classroom and Faculty Office Building (CFO).  For a map of the Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.  Registration costs vary.  Early registration ends Friday, March 14.  The registration deadline is Friday, March 21.  For more information, go to www.twu.edu/lifelong and click on “Continuing Education.”

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TWU releases Dean's List for fall 2007 — 3/5/08

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

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TWU forum to focus on U.S. – China trade relations — 3/4/08

The complex and multifaceted economic ties between the United States and China is the focus of a public affairs forum scheduled Tuesday, March 25 at Texas Woman’s University.

“Eagle and Dragon: Evolving Trade Relations between China and the U.S.,” is scheduled at 1 p.m. in room 202 of the Classroom and Faculty Office Building (CFO).  For a map of the Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Dr. Michiko Hayhurst at (940) 464-7405 or mhayhurst@twu.edu.

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TWU to showcase online degree programs with March 29 information sessions on Houston campus — 3/4/08

HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University will showcase several online degree programs during “Online Degree Information Sessions” held at the TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center on Saturday, March 29.

TWU will offer information sessions on the following online degree programs: RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of General Studies, Bachelor of Science in Health Studies, Executive MBA, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Food Systems Administration, Master of Science in Family Studies, Master of Science in Library Science and Master of Science in Health Studies.

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TWU presents ‘Old Wine in New Bottles’ — 2/29/08

DENTON —The Texas Woman’s University Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Wind Ensemble will join forces for a music showcase at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland Avenue and Pioneer Circle on TWU’s Denton campus.  Cost is $5 per person.  Tickets may be purchased at the door or may be reserved by calling (940) 898-2500.

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TWU occupational therapy faculty and students provide services in Guatemala —2/29/08


HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University occupational therapy graduate students Sheryn Fox and Stephanie Bieniarz, along with TWU faculty Dr. O Jayne Bowman, recently traveled to Guatemala to provide occupational therapy services to children in need.

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Registration for TWU Science Fair continues through March 22 — 2/26/08

DENTON — Registration for the 19th annual Texas Woman’s University Science Fair continues through March 22.  The science fair, which is open to students in kindergarten through ninth grade, will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29 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 and click on “2008 Science Fair.”

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The Hoblitzelle Foundation contributes $500,000 to Texas Woman’s University2/25/08

DALLAS — The Hoblitzelle Foundation has awarded $500,000 to Texas Woman’s University for its new T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center.

TWU’s new T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center combines TWU’s Parkland and Presbyterian sites into a dynamic campus-in-one building at the Parkland location.  Groundbreaking for the 190,000-square-foot facility is scheduled for 2009, with a planned opening of the building in 2011.

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TWU West Gallery to host exhibition, artist talks — 2/20/08

DENTON —Two-dimensional artwork by faculty from colleges in the Dallas/Fort Worth area will be on display in “2 X 2,” an exhibition scheduled Tuesday, Feb. 26 through Friday, March 28 in the Texas Woman’s University West Gallery, located in the Fine Arts Building at Pioneer Circle and Oakland Avenue.  An opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in the gallery.  Both the reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public. 

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TWU announces Patsy and Fred Patterson and Denton LULAC Council #4366 as 2008 Founders’ Award recipients — 2/18/08

DENTON — Patsy and Fred Patterson of Denton and the Denton LULAC Council #4366 will be honored for their exceptional service to the community and to Texas Woman’s University as the 2008 TWU Founders’ Awards recipients.

The awards will be presented at the annual TWU Founders’ Day Award Scholarship Luncheon to be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3 in Hubbard Hall on TWU’s Denton campus.

Tickets for the event are $30 per person. Patron seats are available for $75. Benefactor tables for eight are available for $600. For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Patrice Benfield Frisby at (940) 898-3867. Invitations to the event will be mailed in early March, and reservations are required by Friday, March 28.

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TWU welcomes prospective students and guests to Feb. 23 open house — 2/15/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective students from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 on the TWU Denton campus.

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Registration deadline nears for TWU's 10th annual Edible Car Contest — 2/11/08

DENTON — Cash prizes totaling $600 await the winners of the 10th annual Edible Car Contest at Texas Woman’s University.

Registration for the competition, which is open to students in grades 6-12 as well as TWU students, is open through Friday, Feb. 22.  To register or for more information, visit www.twu.edu/as/college/ediblecar2008.html.

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Coordinating Board awards TWU nearly $250,000 to address nursing shortage — 2/11/08

DENTON/DALLAS — Texas Woman’s University — already the largest educator of new nurses in Texas — will offer a weekend nursing program to help alleviate the nursing shortage, thanks to a grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB.)

TWU will use the $249,777 grant from the THECB to partner with the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas to create the “Reinventing Nursing Education: An Education and Practice Partnership.”

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TWU Drama presents ‘Proof’ — 2/6/08

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Drama Program brings David Auburn’s award-winning drama “Proof” to the stage of the Redbud Theater Complex Feb. 28 through March 2.

Performances will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 29 and March 1; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2.  The Redbud Theater Complex is 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 names experienced higher education administrator Kay Clayton as new provost — 2/5/08

DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Continuing to grow enrollment and expanding academic programs to meet the needs of the citizens of Texas are the priorities of new Texas Woman’s University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Kay Clayton. A TWU alumna, Dr. Clayton will begin her duties at TWU on July 1.


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TWU receives $2.2 million from Deiker estate for student scholarships — 2/5/08

DENTON – More Texas Woman’s University students will receive scholarships to help meet their educational goals thanks to a $2.2 million gift from the estate of Helen Haddix Deiker of Fort Worth, a past president of the TWU Former Students Association. The gift to the TWU Foundation will be used to establish the Helen Haddix Deiker and Robert W. Deiker Endowment Fund.


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TWU lists graduates for fall 2008 (word file 2.63 MB) — 2/01/08 Click here for this release in a pdf file (200 K)

DENTON, HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University held winter commencement exercises Dec. 15, 2007 in Pioneer Hall on the university’s Denton campus and Dec. 16, 2007 in the Arabia Shrine Center in Houston.

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TWU graduate student receives national award for research — 1/29/08

DENTON – Terri L. White, a nursing doctoral candidate at Texas Woman’s University, was one of two students from the U.S. and Canada to receive a Graduate Student Recognition Award from the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP.) Ms. White received her award at the ARHP’s Annual Scientific Meeting held in Boston Nov. 6 – 7, 2007.

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Modern Healthcare ranks TWU-Houston’s HCA program as 4th largest — 1/24/08

HOUSTON – Modern Healthcare, the weekly magazine for hospitals and healthcare industry executives, recently ranked the master of health care administration program at Texas Woman’s University’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center the 4th largest in the nation.

The rankings were tallied using the total number of students enrolled, based on July 2007 reports. TWU’s Houston program tied with the University of Pennsylvania as 4th largest program with 160 students.

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TWU offers math and science conference for middle school girls Feb. 16 — 1/15/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University continues its role as a leader in promoting math and science careers for women by presenting the “Expanding Your Horizons™ in Science and Mathematics” conference for middle school girls on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Young women in sixth, seventh and eighth grade are eligible to attend the biannual conference, which runs from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the TWU Denton campus. The registration fee is $10 per person and the event is open to the first 350 girls who apply. Registration is open through Saturday, Feb. 2, and scholarships for attendees are available. For more information, visit www.twu.edu/AS/college/expanding.htm or call (940) 367-6345.

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TWU welcomes prospective students and guests to Jan. 19 open house — 1/8/08

DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective students from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 on the TWU Denton campus.

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TWU’s Davis receives award from Southern Nursing Research Society 1/07/08

DENTON — The Southern Nursing Research Society has named Dr. Gail Davis, professor of nursing at Texas Woman’s University, the 2008 recipient of the John A. Hartford Geriatric Nursing Research Award.

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Former Texas Education Commissioner Neeley to speak

as TWU hosts Administrators’ Back-to-School Day Feb. 15 — 1/3/08

DENTON — Former Texas Commissioner of Education Dr. Shirley J. Neeley will be the keynote speaker as Texas Woman’s University hosts its second annual Administrators’ Back-to-School Day on Friday, Feb. 15.

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TWU Community Dance Center schedules registration — 1/2/08

DENTON — Children, teens and adults are invited to explore their creative potential through dance at the Community Dance Center at Texas Woman’s University.

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TWU offers community music classes — 1/2/08

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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