DENTON – Texas Woman’s University currently is the number one university in the nation participating in the in the 2015 Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge — the national initiative that connects college students and their communities to the outdoors — kicking off Sept. 6.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University sophomores Maritza Guerrero and Priscila Ortiz Guerra are among an elite group of students chosen to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. They were awarded the Gilman Scholarship following a competitive selection process in which approximately 2,900 students submitted applications. This scholarship will help support Guerrero’s and Ortiz Guerra’s education abroad experiences in Spain this fall.
FORT WORTH — During her keynote address at the “Women Influencing Business” luncheon hosted by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Aug. 19, Texas Woman’s University Chancellor Carine M. Feyten spoke of the “pioneering spirit” that has influenced her ascent into leadership, tying the inscription on the TWU Pioneer Woman statue to the university’s mission and TWU’s future Center for Women in Business.
Library celebrates Women’s Equality Day — 8/26/15
DENTON — Texas Woman's University's Blagg Huey Library is proud to mark the 95th Women’s Equality Day with an exhibit featuring photos, flyers, and photographs from the Woman’s Collection.
Houston nursing student travels to Peru — 8/26/15
HOUSTON —TWU’s Center for Global Nursing Scholarship recently coordinated a Cultural Immersion Trip to Peru that enabled nursing students and faculty to experience Peruvian culture while simultaneously expanding their knowledge of nursing. The trip started with a forum held at the Peruvian Ministry of Health that celebrated the International Day of Nursing. Several Peruvian, American and Cuban nursing leaders attended the event, hosted by Peru.
National speaker touts open access — 8/26/15
DENTON — “The power of open,” with that simple phrase, Heather Joseph, executive director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), kicked off Texas Woman’s University’s 10th Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium Aug. 20. The annual symposium, hosted by the Office of Teaching and Learning with Technology, brings together the TWU community to share best practices, models and lessons-learned in uses of technology both in the face-to-face and online classrooms.
Two graduates of Texas Woman’s University are helping to oversee the practice of nursing throughout the state as the newest members of the Texas Board of Nursing.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University Dental Hygiene Clinic is expanding its hours and now is available for patients age 13 and older.. The new hours are Monday 12 – 9 p.m. and Wednesday 8 – 5 p.m. TWU dental hygiene students provide low-cost dental hygiene services to the community as part of their education. Services provided range from routine preventive services to caring for selected patients with more complex periodontal needs (gum disease). Children are seen on selected days and times.
Anita Hufft, Ph.D., RN, dean of the College of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University, is among The 30 Most Influential Deans of Nursing in the United States, according to the Mometrix Test Preparation blog.
Pioneer Welcome Week a success — 8/24/15
DENTON – With events ranging from a block party to an ice cream social — splashed with moving into residence halls, community volunteer service and First-year Student Commencement —Texas Woman’s University’s annual welcome week for new and returning students was a smashing success.
TWU welcomes new faculty — 8/19/15
Texas Woman’s University welcomed new faculty during orientation Wednesday, Aug. 19.
Bettye Myers was surrounded by admirers Monday as members of the Texas Woman’s University and Denton communities marked her retirement after 54 years of service to the university.
Chancellor Carine M. Feyten and Ambassador Chad Wick give $100,000 to university’s new Integrated Health and Well-being Initiative — 8/17/15
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University Chancellor Carine M. Feyten and her husband, university Ambassador Chad Wick, are donating a lead gift of $100,000 to help the university launch a $3 million Integrated Health and Well-being Initiative.
DENTON – Texas Woman’s University’s Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society has earned a Superior Circle Award from the national ODK organization. TWU’s ODK circle, which was established in spring 2013, earned this recognition for its leadership efforts in its first year of activities.
T. Boone Pickens visits Dallas Campus — 8/13/15
DALLAS — Texas oilman and entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens visited his namesake TWU building in Dallas Tuesday (Aug. 11) to see the impact of his $5 million investment in the facility. Pickens and his guests toured the TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center, observed demonstrations of the nursing and health science programs offered in Dallas and saw first hand the services provided by the renowned the TWU Stroke Center-Dallas.
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University Flute Choir will perform a showcase concert at the 43rd National Flute Association annual convention, scheduled Aug. 13-16 in Washington, D.C. This will mark the choir’s fifth performance at a yearly convention for the association, the largest flute organization in the world.
DENTON — The Texas Woman's Univeristy Department of Visual Arts inaugural alumni art exhibit features the work of Elizabeth Claffey, who received a Fulbright Fellowship to work in Albania after graduating from TWU in 2011. The exhibit, which runs through Sept. 9, showcases photos that were taken during Claffey's Fulbright year living abroad in Albania from 2012 to 2013
Ron Hovis began his fourth “first day on the job” Wednesday at Texas Woman’s University — this time as interim dean of the College of Health Sciences.
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – The Ohio Library Council has named TWU alumna Heidi M. Daniel the Ohio Librarian of the Year for 2015. Daniel received her master’s degree in library science from TWU in 2006. Full story on WKBN.com.
DENTON — Valarie Bell, a Texas Woman’s University sociology doctoral student, has been named the editor of In Critical Solidarity — the American Sociological Association’s Labor and Labor Movements Section’s newsletter. This national publication is considered a top scholarly resource for articles and research updates focusing on organized labor, safe working conditions, challenges for workers income inequality and other issues affecting American workers.
TWU Fashion camps showcase creativity — 7/31/15
DENTON — More than 20 students in North Texas, ranging in age from 10 to 13, showcased their talent and creativity at a Junior Fashion Design Camp hosted by Texas Woman’s University’s Department of Fashion and Textiles.
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University is one of the safest college campuses in the nation, according to BestColleges.com.
HOUSTON — Patricia Bowyer, a professor at the Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center, is the only occupational therapy faculty member in the nation to receive the 2015 A. Jean Ayres Research Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association. The award is considered the preeminent recognition for research from the occupational therapy field.
DENTON— Teachers who are just getting started in their careers received advice and words of encouragement during the second annual New Teacher Academy, held this week at Texas Woman’s University.
DENTON— Children’s voices and laughter ring out over the bookshelves as Texas Woman’s University students lead an audience of preschool and elementary children in stories, songs and crafts at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Denton. Even some of the children’s parents join in when a song calls for clapping or stomping their feet.
This Summer Reading Program is about more than books.
DENTON— Informatics is among the fastest-growing fields in the nation. Three new programs offered at Texas Woman’s University this fall will prepare professionals to meet this high demand.
DENTON – Reanae McNeal, a Texas Woman’s University doctoral candidate in women’s studies, will be able to advance her research and explore diversity skills at a national cultural conference thanks to her selection as a Diversity Scholar for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. As a Diversity Scholar, McNeal will receive a scholarship to attend the PastForward 2015 National Preservation Conference in Washington, D.C. this November.
DENTON — Several Texas Woman’s University graduate students are serving lunch to school-aged children in the Denton Summer Lunch Program as part of the TWU Diversity in the Classroom distance education course this summer.
DENTON – The third annual Camp Abilities Texas at Texas Woman’s University includes 28 very enthusiastic children between the ages of 9 and 18 who are blind, visually impaired or deaf-blind. The camp’s mission is to empower students with visual and hearing impairments to be physically active and productive members of their schools, cities, and communities, as well as to improve the health and well-being of people with sensory impairments.
DENTON — National experts from the Air Force Association (AFA) are teaching 18 North Texas high school students about online security and cyber safety at a CyberCamp hosted by Texas Woman’s University this week (July 13-17.)
DENTON – Award-winning author Joyce Gibson Roach released her new short story collection, The Land of Rain Shadows, at Texas Woman’s University Wednesday (July 8).
DALLAS/DENTON – TWU Professor of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Nancy DiMarco and TWU alumna, Karin Hosenfeld, president of North Dallas Nutrition, appeared on WFAA Ch. 8 News July 6 to discuss Farm to Table, especially as it pertains to organic food. A copy of the segment can be found here. In addition, Professor DiMarco offers this additional advice on organic eating and healthy nutrition:
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University brought home a national championship from the HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) 2015 National Leadership Conference. Another TWU team also was a national finalist at the conference, held June 24-27 in Anaheim, California.
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Margaret Young, Ph.D., is the new director of the Texas Woman’s University School of Management. She also is serving as a professor of marketing for the university.
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Neftali Gomez of Dallas as the new student regent for Texas Woman’s University. She will serve a one-year term expiring May 31, 2016.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will showcase several online degree programs during Online Degree Information Sessions held Saturday, July 18 on the Denton campus.
DENTON/RICHARDSON — Three Texas Woman’s University students are contestants in the Miss Texas 2015 Scholarship Pageant, which is being held this week (June 30-July 4) at the Eisemann Center in Richardson.
DENTON/DALLAS — Texas Woman’s University nursing student Michaela Cortes, a TWU Honors Scholar from Dallas, is researching the Ebola virus this summer as one of only five nursing students in the country selected for a research internship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
DENTON — An exhibition catalog designed by three faculty members in the Texas Woman’s University Department of Visual Arts has received a 2015 American Inhouse Design Award from Graphic Design USA.
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University will receive $2.2 million in state funding over the next two years to establish a Center for Women in Business on its Denton campus. This new center will be the first of its kind in the region and will provide leadership opportunities to encourage and support women’s business ownership and success.
TWU lists Spring 2015 graduates — 6/18/15
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University held spring commencement ceremonies May 8-9 in Pioneer Hall on the university’s Denton campus, and May 10 in the Tudor Fieldhouse at Rice University in Houston. A list of graduates is available in a word or pdf file.
Historic gift to launch Woodcock Institute for Advancement of Neurocognitive Research and Applied Practice — 6/17/15
Texas Woman’s University gains author of standardized cognitive and achievement assessment tests used by schools, clinics
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON— A gift of nearly $10 million from a foundation created by world-renowned psychologist and psychometrician Richard W. Woodcock will put Texas Woman’s University at the center of interdisciplinary research into cognitive and achievement assessments and advancing effective clinical practice for two-year-olds to octogenarians.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University is bringing its Health Care Administration (HCA) degree program to the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) beginning this fall.
TWU to host Southwest Military Wheelchair Basketball Conference Tournament June 13 and 14, 2015 — 6/10/15
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University’s Project INVEST (Injured Veterans Entering Sport Training) will host the Southwest Military Wheelchair Basketball Conference Tournament Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14 The tournament will take place on the basketball courts in the TWU Fitness and Recreation Center and Pioneer Hall on the Denton campus.
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON – The Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents today (June 5) approved promotions and tenure recommendations at its quarterly meeting at the TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center.
Spring 2015 dean's, chancellor's list — 06-05-15
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON— Texas Woman’s University has released its dean’s and chancellor’s lists for the Spring 2015 semester.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for prospective first-year and transfer students — beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 13. To register, or for more information, visit www.twu.edu and click on the “Pioneer Preview Day June 13” link or call 940-898-3014 or 1-866-809-6130.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will host information sessions showcasing its Executive MBA program June 16 in Plano, June 18 in Dallas and June 20 in Fort Worth.
HOUSTON— Texas Woman’s University will host an information session showcasing its Executive MBA program Thursday, June 18 at the TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center, located in the Texas Medical Center, 6700 Fannin St.
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Cindy Pollard has been appointed the new associate vice president of marketing and communication for Texas Woman’s University, the nation’s largest university primarily for women. Pollard has more than 30 years of experience in the public relations and marketing/communications field, nearly half of which are in higher education.
DENTON — The scarlet red gown worn by Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott during her husband Gov. Greg Abbott’s Inauguration is the latest addition to the Texas First Ladies Historic Costume Collection at Texas Woman’s University.
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Heidi L. Tracy has been appointed the new vice president for advancement for Texas Woman’s University, the nation’s largest university primarily for women. Previously, Tracy served as the vice president for institutional advancement at Otterbein University, Ohio.
DENTON - The Graduate Student Council at Texas Woman's University recently honored five students with Pioneering Spirit Awards during a reception April 10, 2015.
Richardson receives TWU Library Award — 4/30/15
DENTON — Kimberly Richardson, a library assistant III at Texas Woman’s University, is the 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to TWU Libraries Award.
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON— The spring 2015 semester at Texas Woman’s University will draw to a close with commencement ceremonies scheduled Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9 on TWU’s Denton campus and Sunday, May 10 in Houston.
The Texas Woman’s University School of Occupational Therapy will present its 23rd Annual Mary Joyce Newsom Lecture Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 4 p.m. at the TWU’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will host information sessions showcasing its Executive MBA program May 2 in Plano and May 5 in Denton.
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University Department of Music will conclude its yearlong Centennial Celebration with events that will coincide with TWU’s Homecoming/Reunion Weekend, April 16-17.
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing will celebrate 60 years of producing exceptional nurses with a brunch scheduled Sunday, April 19 during TWU’s 2015 Homecoming Weekend.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will honor faculty, staff and students in a celebration of excellence during Honors Convocation scheduled Thursday, April 16. The ceremony begins a 10 a.m. in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland and Sawyer streets on TWU’s Denton campus.
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University Social Work Program will celebrate its 40th year of continuous accreditation with a public reception scheduled Friday, April 17.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University and the Texas Woman’s University Former Students Association (TWU FSA) will present the TWU Accolades Luncheon on Friday, April 17.
HOUSTON— Texas Woman’s University will showcase several online degree programs during an Online Degree Information Session Saturday, April 25 at the Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center.
TWU Drama presents 'Henry V' — 3/27/15
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University Drama Program will end its 2014-2015 season with William Shakespeare’s Henry V. The production runs April 15-19.
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 eighth annual TWU Arts Triangle Walking Tour from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2.
TWU announces Cene and Ken Ingram and the L.H. Hubbard Family as the 2015 Founders' Award recipients — 3/13/15
DENTON — Community volunteers Cene and Ken Ingram, a former Texas Woman’s University Regent, and the Family of L.H. Hubbard, president of the university from 1926-1950, will be honored for their exceptional service to the Denton community and to Texas Woman’s University as the 2015 TWU Founders’ Awards recipients.
DENTON — Denton-area residents can check their health and have fun in the process – and maybe even win a prize – when Texas Woman’s University hosts its 14th annual Well Wednesday Community Health Fair on March 25. Admission is free.
DENTON — Students entering 9-12 grades in the fall are invited to apply to participate in the Texas Woman’s University and Air Force Association (AFA) free TWU/AFA CyberCamp, which will take place on the TWU Denton campus July 13-17, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day.
DENTON— Food Science lab experiments and other creative culinary activities for children ages 9 to 14 are on the menu as the Texas Woman’s University Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences hosts its inaugural Summer Nutrition Culinary Camp June 22-26 on the university’s Denton campus.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will host a Transfer Connection information session for prospective transfer students from 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 11 in Hubbard Hall on the TWU Denton campus.
DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Pioneer Center for Student Excellence and the TWU Graduate School are presenting the university’s inaugural “3-Minute Thesis” (3MT) competition Monday, March 30 at 6 p.m. in room 301 of the Administration and Conference Tower (ACT) on the TWU Denton campus.
DENTON— Dr. Heather Speed recently was named senior associate vice president for student engagement at Texas Woman’s University effective Feb. 1, 2015. She previously served as the associate vice president for student services for the university.
TWU student and faculty member to showcase research at “Texas Undergraduate Research Day” at the Capitol March 4 — 3/2/15
DENTON/AUSTIN — Texas Woman’s University student Sidrah Khan of Plano, and Dr. Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, assistant professor in the TWU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will showcase their research on understanding interaction of anticancer drugs with DNA during the 2015 “Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol” in Austin, Wednesday March 4.
DENTON— The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Texas Woman’s University is seeking volunteers for a study of the effects of raspberry juice on bone density and bone status.
DENTON— Erika Johnson of El Paso, a doctoral candidate in rhetoric at Texas Woman’s University, is a recipient of the 2015 Scholars for the Dream travel award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC).
DENTON — With articles on subjects ranging from Renaissance poetry to the Blues in Deep Ellum, Ibid: A Student History Journal — published by the Texas Woman’s University chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society — recently received the Gerald Nash History Journal Prize. According to Phi Alpha Theta, the Nash Prize is considered the preeminent national award for student history journals.
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will host its fourth annual Ann Stuart and Ray R. Poliakoff Celebration of Science on Friday, March 6 on TWU’s Denton campus.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University will highlight its graduate program offerings during the second annual Graduate Program Showcase from 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, March 7 on the Denton campus.
HOUSTON— Texas Woman’s University will host an information session showcasing its Executive MBA program Tuesday, March 3 at the TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center, located in the Texas Medical Center at 6700 Fannin St.
Texas Woman’s University has released its dean’s and chancellor’s lists for the Fall 2014 semester.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University fashion merchandising seniors Deema Aridi of Frisco and Emily Mince of Grapevine recently won the 2015 Student Challenge Competition sponsored by the National Retail Federation (NRF), the world’s largest retail trade association.
TWU receives $1.2 million federal grant to address shortage of Adapted Physical Education teachers — 2/5/15
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University recently received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to address the critical national and state shortages of teachers in Adapted Physical Education (APE) — physical education for students with disabilities — and help meet the needs of students with low-incidence disabilities attending high poverty schools.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University students have voted to raise their student union fee to fund a new union in Denton and to add new services and amenities at the university’s Dallas and Houston campuses.
DENTON — Reanae McNeal of Davenport, Iowa, a Texas Woman’s University doctoral candidate in women’s studies and a master’s student in English, recently was awarded a prestigious fellowship from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). She is one of only 14 scholars chosen nation wide for NCTE’s Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color Fellowship, 2014-2016 cohort.
TWU Drama presents 'Endgame' and 'Play' — 1/30/15
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University Drama Program will present two works by noted Irish playwright Samuel Beckett in a production running Feb. 18-22.
TWU to host Pioneer Preview Day — 1/30/15
DENTON— Texas Woman’s University will host Pioneer Preview Day — an open house event for prospective first-year students — beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. To register, or for more information, visit www.twu.edu/admissions/pioneer-preview-day-denton.asp or call 940-898-3014 or 1-866-809-6130.
DENTON — Texas Woman’s University’s spring 2015 enrollment is 14,210 students, which is a slight increase (53 additional students) over spring 2014.
KERA, TWU and UNT present free screening of the PBS documentary ‘A Path Appears: Poverty & Early Childhood Intervention’ at TWU Feb. 4 — 1/28/15
DENTON — KERA Television, Texas Woman’s University and the University of North Texas will present a free community screening of the new PBS documentary “A Path Appears: Poverty& Early Childhood Intervention” at the TWU Denton campus Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. The screening is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/a-path-appears-poverty-early-childhood-intervention-tickets-15275041059.
TWU lists Fall 2014 graduates — 1/23/15
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON— Texas Woman’s University held Fall 2014 commencement ceremonies Dec. 10 at the Hilton Americas in Houston and Dec. 12-13 in Pioneer Hall on the university’s Denton campus.
HOUSTON— “Using Evidence-Informed Leadership Strategies to Influence Health in the Global Village” is the focus as Texas Woman’s University presents the Parry Distinguished Lectureship Friday, March 6 at TWU’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston.
DENTON— The Texas Woman’s University Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic will host a Childhood Apraxia Support Group meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 in room 601 of the Multipurpose Classroom Laboratory (MCL) Building, 1314 North Bell Avenue.
DENTON— “Sustainability Across the Curriculum” and “Civic Engagement and Undergraduate Research” are the focus of the SENCER Center for Innovation Southwest (SCI Southwest) regional conference scheduled Friday, Jan. 23 on the Texas Woman’s University Denton campus.
DENTON — Registration for the 26th annual Texas Woman’s University Science Fair currently is under way. All students in public, private, parochial and home schools in kindergarten through ninth grade are invited to participate in the science fair, which will take place Saturday, April 11, 2015, on the TWU Denton campus.
DENTON — Registration for Texas Woman’s University’s 17th annual Edible Car Contest currently is under way. The contest, which is open to students in grades 6-12 as well as TWU students, will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Hubbard Hall, located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus.
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