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TWU TO CELEBRATE HONORS CONVOCATION

TWU NAMES 2006 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

TWU THEATRE PRESENTS ‘MIRANDOLINA, MISTRESS OF THE INN’

NEWSBRIEFS

UPDATE ON TWU PEOPLE

THE NEXT TWO WEEKS AT TWU: APRIL 10 - 23, 2006

 

Volume 28, Number 16, April 10-23, 2006

TWU TO CELEBRATE HONORS CONVOCATION

TWU’s annual Honors Convocation will be held in Denton at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 20 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall, followed by the University Picnic on the Pioneer Oval.

Special awards will be presented to outstanding faculty, students and staff. In addition, this year's Distinguished Alumni will be introduced.
Faculty, students and staff from all TWU sites are invited to attend. Faculty and academic administrators are encouraged to march in the procession and to wear academic regalia. Student members of honorary organizations are welcome to join the procession and to sit in the center section of the hall, directly behind the faculty.

The line of march for the academic procession will form at 9:45 a.m. on the circular drive immediately in front of the Music Building and will move into the Margo Jones Performance Hall promptly at 10 a.m. Program participants, honorees and others who will be seated on the stage will precede the academic procession into the hall.

Classes on the Denton campus will be dismissed from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Offices that can be closed during this period may post a notice indicating when they will reopen. Offices that cannot close should arrange for coverage during Convocation. It is expected that staff whose offices are closed will attend the Honors Convocation. In addition, it is expected that classes that meet in Denton on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. will attend Honors Convocation.

The Faculty award recipients are:

Staff awards recipients are:

Student award recipients are:

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TWU NAMES 2006 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

Texas Woman’s University and the TWU Former Students Association will recognize four distinguished alumni during Honors Convocation ceremonies and at an awards luncheon on Saturday, April 22.

The honorees are Dianne Baker (’75) of Denton, Dr. Elizabeth Hall Burns of Lubbock (’79, ’81), Marie Chapman Martch of Belton (’65) and Barbara Dianne Nunneley of Hurst (’75.)

The ceremonies are part of TWU’s 2006 Homecoming celebration scheduled April 18-23. The Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon is at 11 a.m. April 22 in Hubbard Hall. Luncheon tickets are $25. For more information, call 8-1-2586

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TWU THEATRE PRESENTS ‘MIRANDOLINA, MISTRESS OF THE INN’
A lesson on love is in store as the Texas Woman’s University Department of Drama presents Carlos Goldoni’s “Mirandolina, Mistress of the Inn” April 20-22 on TWU’s Denton campus.

Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday, April 20 through Saturday, April 22 in the Atrium Theatre, located in the Patio Building at Oakland and Third streets. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For information and reservations, contact the TWU Box Office at 8-1-2020.

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NEWSBRIEFS
Information and news about activities, programs or TWU people may be sent to the Office of Marketing and Communication through campus mail or by e-mail to info@twu.edu. The deadline to receive information is the first and third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. for the following week. Student information for the “People” section is not published unless it is submitted by or in conjunction with a faculty member and that faculty member’s related activities.

TWU faculty and staff are invited to help Keller Williams Realty Denton Market Center go for a Guinness World Record and benefit the local Habitat for Humanity at the same time. The realty company will present what is believed to be the largest number of open house events ever conducted in one day. “Opening Denton’s Doors” is scheduled from 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23 and will feature at least 100 open house events. Donation buckets will be at each event, with all proceeds to be donated to the Denton Habitat for Humanity. Judges would be asked to certify that the locations were open and that the open house took place. Faculty and staff interested in serving as judges may contact Joni Crick at (940) 484-9411 or at klrw87@kw.com.

TWU Night at AmeriQuest field is Monday, April 24 when the Texas Rangers take on the Oakland Athletics at 7:05 p.m. Tickets for all TWU students, faculty/staff and alumni are only $2 and are available in room 209 of the Student Union. For more information call 8-1-3641.

The 2nd Annual Putting Fore Pioneers raised $682 for TWU Athletics and the Pioneer Campaign for scholarships. The TWU Student Union and TWU Athletics thanks everyone who participated in making this event a success.

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UPDATE ON TWU PEOPLE
Please submit “People” items (faculty and staff only) to the Office of Marketing and Communication by campus mail or by e-mail to info@twu.edu. Include first and last names (no initials, please) and appropriate titles (ie. Dr.).

Dr. Jim Alexander (history and government) recently was named a Joseph J. Malone Fellow by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations. As part of his fellowship, Dr. Alexander traveled to Saudi Arabia in early March with the 11 other Malone Fellows from the U.S., including two from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

Dr. Sandra Cesario (nursing – Houston) was a participant in the NIH State-of-the-Science Conference on Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request (CDMR) in Bethesda, MD, March 27-29, 2006. The widely publicized statement on this topic was the combined recommendations of the appointed panel, researchers and conference participants. The conference was sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHHD, Office of Medical Applications of Research, and the National Institute of Nursing Research.

Dr. Philip Yang (sociology) recently presented a paper on generational differences of Asian-American students in school performance at the Annual Conference of the Association for Asian-American Studies in Atlanta. The paper is part of Dr. Yang’s National Science Foundation project, which also researches generational differences of Asian American adults in cumulative educational attainment. Dr. Yang also will present another paper based on his NSF project at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Montreal, Canada, in August.

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THE NEXT TWO WEEKS AT TWU: APRIL 10 - 23, 2006

Mon., April 10 - Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
- TWU Senate Meeting, 5:15 p.m., SU 113.

Tues., April 11 - Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
- Pioneer Softball vs. Southern Arkansas, 5 & 7 p.m., Pioneer Field

Wed., April 12 - Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
- College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Spotlight Series presents “Internet Marketing and Virtual Avatars, 12:25-12:55 p.m., CFO 1304
- Professor’s Corner presents “War in 'Lord of the Rings,” 7-8:30 p.m., Denton South Branch Library

Thur., April 13 - - Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
- “Universal Design” - Learn about Universal Design and its uses for developing online courses that meet the accessibility needs of students. Noon - 1 p.m., MCL 501, Parkland 229, Presbyterian 109, Houston E83. For more information, call, 8-1- 3409

Fri., April 14 -Library open 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; bookstore open 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Pioneer Softball vs. West Texas A&M, 5 & 7 p.m., Pioneer Field

Sat., April 15 -Library open 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; bookstore closed; Fitness & Recreation open 8 a.m.-noon.

Sun., April 16 -Library open 2 p.m.-midnight; bookstore closed; Fitness & Recreation open 2-10 p.m.

Mon, April 17 - Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
- TWU Senate Meeting, 5:15 p.m., SU 113.

Tues., April 18 - Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.continued

Wed., April 19 - Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.continued

Thur., April 20 -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
- TWU Homecoming Celebrations. Visit www.twu.edu for details.
- Honors Convocation, 10 a.m., Margo Jones Auditorium.
- “Mirandolina, Mistress of the Inn,” 8 p.m., TWU Patio Building. Tickets are $10 adults / $5 students. Call 8-1-2020.

Fri., April 21 -Library open 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; bookstore open 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
- TWU Homecoming Celebrations. Visit www.twu.edu for details.
- “Mirandolina, Mistress of the Inn,” 8 p.m., TWU Patio Building. Tickets are $10 adults / $5 students. Call 8-1-2020.

Sat., April 22 -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
- TWU Homecoming Celebrations. Visit www.twu.edu for details.
- “Mirandolina, Mistress of the Inn,” 8 p.m., TWU Patio Building. Tickets are $10 adults / $5 students. Call 8-1-2020.

Sun., April 23 -Library open 2 p.m.-midnight; bookstore closed; Fitness & Recreation open 2-10 p.m.
- - TWU Homecoming Celebrations. Visit www.twu.edu for details.

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