In the Headlines - June 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 second-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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Higher Education in the Fast Lane
Barbara Lerner, interim vice president of enrollment management, was quoted in an article about what universities across the nation are doing to help students quickly advance to the workforce. Lerner spoke about TWU's transfer articulation agreements with 28 community colleges and how the university helps students transfer more efficiently and effectively.
Easy Healthy Eating Tips for Women
Nancy DiMarco, professor of nutrition and director of the Institute for Women's Health, provided nutrition advice about healthy eating at every age.
The Alarming New Sex Trend You Need to Know About
Linda Louden, assistant director of counseling and psychological services for Dallas and Houston, offered perspectives on the psychological fallout of "stealthing," a disturbing new trend.
USDA secretary announces halt on school nutrition standards
Angie Griffin, assistant clinical professor of nutrition, provided insight on how school food nutrition is an important social and nutritional component in young children's lives.
Universities expand ways a mentor can coach a mentee
Melissa Ozuna Dillon, manager of employee development and communication, spoke about TWU's 13-year-old mentorship program for new hires in this article that featured university mentorship programs from across the nation.
May 6-12: National Nurses Week honors those who give back
Ainslie Nibert, associate dean of the TWU Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing in Houston, and Rita DelloStritto, associate professor of nursing in Houston, reflected on the many roles nurses serve and what it means to be a nurse educator in this article commemorating National Nurses week.
Alzheimer’s Association Hosts ‘Knowledge & Expectation: Living with Memory Loss’
Stephanie Woods, associate dean of the TWU Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing in Dallas, was quoted in this article and spoke about future goals for those serving patients with Alzheimer’s.
More Nursing Faculty Key to Addressing National Nursing Shortage
Associate Nursing Dean Ainslie Nibert served as a source for this article, which focused on the need for more nursing faculty to address the national nursing shortage.
Kids join parents at Texas Woman's University's family graduation
This Houston TV station and local affiliate for CBS covered TWU's Family Graduation ceremony held at the Houston campus.
TWU Professor’s Research Inspiration for Upcoming Film about Female WWII Pilots
Katherine Landdeck, associate professor of history, was featured because her upcoming book, The Women with Silver Wings, soon will become a major motion picture. The film company behind Hidden Figures and Hamilton director Thomas Kail are set to develop the project about the first women to fly for the U.S. military.
Ron Davis, professor of kinesiology, was interviewed on WFAA Channel 8's Newsbreak about TWU's Project INVEST program, which provides opportunities for injured veterans to play adapted sports. Ch. 8 TV coverage included the "Party on the Plaza," an interview with sponsor Heritage Health Solutions and a Good Morning Texas segment featuring Davis.
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Faculty & Staff Editorials/Columns
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- Wanted: Faculty to teach 1.2 million missing nurses
By Anita Hufft, dean of the TWU College of Nursing
- Becoming a bilingual teacher leads to a lifetime of making a difference
By Melinda Cowart, professor and coordinator of the Bilingual/ESL Teacher Education Program
- Carine M. Feyton: We need more women leaders in public office
By Carine M. Feyten, chancellor and president
- Kurt Krause: Internships vital for students, employers
By Kurt Krause, director of internships and experiential learning for the TWU Pioneer Center for Student Excellence
- Mahesh S. Raisinghani: Trust and privacy key to e-commerce
By Mahesh S. Raisinghani, professor of business
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