TWU in the Headlines

July-September 2017

News coverage showcases the important work being done across TWU and helps to increase awareness and recognition of our university across Texas and beyond. This third-quarter compilation of select national, regional and local news clips from the Office of Marketing and Communication highlights some of the most prominent stories about Texas Woman's University. Some of the story links below are only accessible with a subscription. To request an electronic copy of an article, email twunews@twu.edu.

U.S. News & World Report - 6 Strategies for Helping a Teen Who's Being Bullied About His or Her Weight

Lisa Rosen, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted in this article offering advice to teens who have been bullied about their weight.

Huffington Post - Amelia Earhart Was More Than Just A Pilot

Katherine Landdeck, associate professor of history, wrote this piece on how Amelia Earhart left a legacy beyond her flying prowess that includes advocating for women's rights.

Texas Tribune - Campus sexual assault: This is the time to be heard

Donna Scott Tilley, vice provost for research, wrote this column addressing proposed changes to Title IX concerning sexual assault on college campuses.

WalletHub - 2017’s Best & Worst Community Colleges: Ask the Experts

Gina Anderson, interim dean for the College of Professional Education, provided perspective and insight on the education quality and partnership potentials of community colleges.

D CEO Magazine - A Day with the Chancellor of Texas Woman's University

Chancellor Carine M. Feyten, was profiled for this piece showcasing a day in her life as the leader of the university.

KERA 90.1 (Local National Public Radio Station) - Some Texas Educators Worry About Community Colleges Offering Four-Year Degrees

Anita Hufft, dean of the College of Nursing, was interviewed for this story and expressed her concerns about community colleges receiving approval to offer bachelor's degrees in nursing.

KERA 90.1 - After Foster Care, She Was On Her Own. Now, She's Helping College Students Just Like Her

Sarah Matteson, case manager for the Campus Alliance for Resource Education, was featured in this story as part of KERA's American Graduate Champions project, where the station's education reporters profiled people making a difference in North Texas schools.  Chancellor Carine M. Feyten, Monica Mendez-Grant, vice president for student life, and Amy O'Keefe, executive director of the Campus Alliance for Resource Education, also are quoted in the piece.

Plaid for Women - Women Leaders Series: Q&A with Carine M. Feyten, PhD.

Chancellor Carine M. Feyten answered a series of questions about the university and women's leadership in this online article.

Texas Medical Center News - Texas Woman’s University Receives $388,000 State Grant for Minority Health Research and Education

Alex Ortiz, professor of physical therapy at the Houston campus, Peggy Gleeson, associate director of physical therapy at the Houston campus, and Jennifer Bogardus, assistant clinical professor of physical therapy at the Houston campus, were featured in this article concerning their recent grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Dallas Morning News - Welcome to the family (really): 10 strategies for rewriting the in-law rules

Claudia Porras Pyland, assistant professor of counseling psychology, offered advice on how to avoid conflict with  your in-laws in this article. 

Dallas Innovates - TWU Dance Alumna Receives Fellowship to Write Feminist Choreography Book

Alumna Candice Salyers  was featured in this article after receiving a $30,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women to write a book on feminist choreography. Linda Caldwell,professor of dance, also is quoted in the article.

North Texas Commission Magazine (vol. 8, page 21) - Women of the World

Child Development alumna Zaynab Wazeer is featured in this story about international education at TWU. Michael Bergel, professor of biology, also is mentioned, and a photo by Michael Modecki, university photographer, appeared in the magazine.

Faculty & Staff Editorials/Columns

If you are interested in writing an editorial or column showcasing your expertise on current events or other newsworthy items, please email dtitzler@twu.edu.

Denton Record-Chronicle

Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton Business Chronicle)

Note: Inside TWU features faculty and staff in the news every week, and this quarterly summary captures the highest impact media coverage.

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