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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,

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

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