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New general counsel brings years of experience to TWU

Two weeks ago, Texas Woman’s University welcomed Katherine Green on campus to take her new title as the general counsel and associative vice president for compliance. She is already making herself at home on the 14th floor of the ACT building. Green may be new to the university, but the

TWU celebrates two-month anniversary of Star nomination

TWU’s College of Professional Education is still flying high two months after an early win for its teacher-education project.  Wednesday marks the 60-day anniversary of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s announcement naming TWU’s Teach Denton collaborative as a finalist in the 18th annual Star Award competition. Teach Denton: Supporting Teacher Pathways and Teacher Effectiveness, sponsored

PIONERAS scholarship enhances students’ education

TWU is all about helping its students with their education as much as it can, and the PIONERAS scholarship is one of the many unique ways that the university accomplishes this.  Now, in its second year of existence, the Professional Improvement through Optimization of Native-language Education and the Realization of  Academic/familial Symbiosis,

Crime Blotter

This week’s Crime Blotter covers the week of Nov. 12 to Nov. 19. Sayers Hall– Possession of marijuana (less than 2 oz.) was reported at Sayers Hall Thursday, Nov. 15 at 4:58 p.m. A separate incident of possession of drug paraphernalia was reported at Sayers Hall at the same time.

Conference highlights undergraduate research

TWU students who have completed research with a faculty mentor have an opportunity to showcase their work this spring. The National Conference for Undergraduate Research, an annual interdisciplinary conference aimed at inspiring and promoting undergraduate scholarship, is now accepting abstracts for the 2019 conference. This year's meeting will be at Kennesaw

Students present research at physical therapy conference

Dallas physical therapy students have been flexing their research muscles all year and are ready to showcase their work in an upcoming conference. Wednesday, Nov. 28, TWU Dallas is hosting the 15th annual Physical Therapy Research Conference. The conference will be held from 3:30 to 8 p.m. and offers physical therapy

TWU supports veterans

TWU offers many different resources for different populations around campus, including veterans and students currently in the military. This year marks the ninth consecutive year that TWU has been named a “Military Friendly School” along with “Military Times’ Best Colleges for 2018.” Not only does TWU help support military and ex-military

Italian Night to benefit Fine Arts department

November just got even more delicious. Thursday, Nov. 15, is the 36th annual Italian Night, hosted by Delta Phi Delta. The fundraising event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Foyer, and proceeds support TWU’s Fine Arts department. In addition to all-you-can-eat Italian, the event will

TWU crime blotter

This week’s Crime Blotter covers the week of Oct. 22 to Oct. 30. The Commons – An assault that threatened bodily injury was reported at The Commons Oct. 25 at 10:31 a.m. The case was still active as of Tuesday, Oct. 30. Pioneer Hall Lot North – Possession of drug

Houston nursing professor receives $534,000 NIH grant

Dr. Pinky Budhrani-Shani of the TWU Institute of Health Sciences at Houston is celebrating some exciting firsts this November. Budhrani-Shani, Ph.D, has been awarded a $534,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for her proposed study, “Caring for Caregivers with Mind-Body Exercise.” Budhrani-Shani’s study will be the first of its kind

TWU Board of Regents to meet this week

AGENDA TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING   Board of Regents’ Conference Room 6700 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030   Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 1:00 PM   The Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents’ Finance and Audit Committee and Academic Affairs Committee will meet on Thursday, November 8, 2018, starting at 1:00 PM. Meetings and Agenda

New parking garage to open soon

The Denton campus’ new parking garage, the Oakland Complex, is coming to the final stages of construction. Prices of parking passes have been set, and the Department of Public Safety and Human Resources have already started their transition into the building. Nov. 1, parking garage decals go on sale at the

Behind bars: Criminal Justice Department tours jail

The Criminal Justice Department at Texas Woman’s University offers free tours of different types of criminal justice facilities periodically. Less than a dozen students and staff attended the last tour of the Denton County Law Enforcement Center Thursday, Oct. 25. The tour was led by an officer and showed students the

Weinkein exhibition celebrates student art

TWU artists are being presented with an opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting right here on the Denton campus with the eighth annual John Weinkein Juried Student Art Exhibition. From Oct. 13 to Nov. 16, the exhibition, presented by the TWU Department of Visual Arts, will feature students’

TWU to host seventh annual Celebration of Science

While history might find the term “women in science” to be an oxymoron, this year’s Celebration of Science event is aimed at celebrating women at the forefront of scientific achievement. Friday, Oct. 19 marks TWU Denton’s seventh annual Celebration of Science. The day-long event will feature the theme "women in science,"

TWU is here to help

TWU has multiple resources and services that are dedicated to helping students academically. These resources consist of the Write Site, the Math & Technology Success Center and the Science Learning Resource Center (SLRC). The Write Site provides help at any stage of the writing process for any class. Undergraduate students can

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