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Flyers dispute TWU’s free-speech policy

Students at Texas Woman's University Denton may have noticed flyers circulating on campus criticizing the university’s free speech policy. The flyers, which have been placed on the bulletin board outside the student union for the past several weeks, suggest that TWU’s free speech policy is too restrictive, requiring pre-approval to use free speech zones and

TWU herbarium director honored for environmental work, service

A butterfly pollinates an orange flower.

Texas Woman’s University herbarium director and biology professor, Dr. Camelia Maier, has recently been awarded for her work with the TWU butterfly gardens and her procurement of a grant for the garden totaling nearly $75,000 as well as her volunteer service in Denton.  Maier is an advisor of TWU’s approved native butterfly, or pollinator,

New TWU money management center to be led by athletics director

This April, Texas Woman’s University announced the creation of a new money management center to be led by the current athletics director, Chalese Connors.  Pioneer Moneywise will facilitate financial literacy among students, offering guidance on everything from managing student loan debt to creating budgets and balancing checkbooks. Connors, who has been the director of TWU’s

TWU’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi turns the page

Texas Woman’s University’s chapter of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi has just recently been recognized with the prestigious honor of being named a Circle of Excellence Platinum Chapter. Phi Kappa Phi was first established in 1897 at the University of Maine. Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest and most competitive collegiate honor society for all

Brittany Seely named an NSCS scholarship recipient

Texas Woman’s University is affiliated with a wide array of prestigious national honorary organizations. One such honor society is The National Society of Collegiate Scholars or NSCS. NSCS is an honors organization that serves to recognize students at the undergraduate level who have high achievements. The organization gives its members more than $1 million annually in

Misconduct leads to suspension of Greek life

Sexual misconduct, alcohol abuse and the culture of fraternities and sororities led to the suspension of Greek life in colleges across the nation. As of April 1, 2019, the University of Texas Arlington suspended all Greek life. During this suspension, all fraternities and sororities must not host or participate in social events, including philanthropic events.

Pioneering Spirit Awards honor graduate students and faculty

Finger food, fellowship and, for graduate students and those that support them, a night to remember. The Graduate Student Council held the fifth annual Pioneering Spirit Awards ceremony Friday, April 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Blagg-Huey Living Room. The ceremony, aimed at recognizing faculty, staff and graduate students for their contributions

RISE lecture highlights importance of mentors for professional women

Texas Woman’s University is hosting a discussion next week that is aimed at exploring why women should seek mentors to navigate the workforce. The lecture on successful advising relationships, hosted by TWU’s Center for Women in Business, will be Tuesday, April 9, as part of the Women RISE training series. The discussion, entitled “Women

Jamison lecture to feature Congresswomen

A record 117 women were elected in 2018, prompting many to dub it the “year of the woman” – a notion that has helped inspire the theme of at least one upcoming lecture series this semester. Texas Woman’s University will host the fourth annual Jamison Lecture, “Women on the Rise: Reflections on the 2018

TWU to host March For A Cure 5k

For over ten years, the Texas Woman’s Center for Student Leadership has been hosting events to get students involved and confident in their leadership abilities. 2019 is no different, and March 1 is the TWU March for a Cure 5K. This on-campus fundraiser will encourage the public to lace up their sneakers and walk

TWU named Military-Friendly for 10th consecutive year

Over the last 10 years, Texas Woman’s University has been recognized as a Military Friendly campus every single year. This is a title not many universities get the privilege of having, and TWU has had the honor of earning this recognition for 10 straight years. A Military Friendly college must be able to meet individual

Taking CARE of TWU commuters

According to its website, Texas Woman’s University is home to a large percentage of commuter students. In fact, over three-fourths of those who attend TWU are commuters. For this reason, TWU offers many helpful tools and amenities for its commuters. These resources can range from shuttles to care stations around campus to extra parking lots

TWU Clubhouse provides childcare for students

Texas Woman’s University not only offers many resources for students, but also for the students’ children. The Clubhouse is an “educational enrichment program for children ages 5-12 that include reading projects, arts & crafts, cooking experiments, gardening, science, weekly field trips and community service,” according to The Clubhouse website. The Clubhouse is a program aimed

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,

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