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Summer internships, explained

With the start of the summer break comes nearly endless possibilities - for relaxing, rejuvenating, picking up abandoned hobbies and – yes - career advancement.  A 2017 study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that graduates with internship experience have a better chance of finding a job – but many students may not

Common Rule guidelines affect university research

This January, Texas Woman’s University’s Institutional Review Board implemented large-scale changes affecting university research. The new Common Rule requirements handed down by the Department of Health and Human Services, which include changes to review categories and consent requirements for federally-funded research involving human subjects, took effect Jan. 21 at TWU. These federally mandated changes coincide

Board of Regents Agendas

AGENDA FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 1:00 PM Finance and Audit Committee Members: Regents Wilson (Chair), Jester, Schrader, Wu & Perez (Ex- Officio) I. Call Finance and Audit Committee Meeting to Order II. Approval of the Minutes of the Finance and Audit Committee Meeting of November 8, 2018 III.

EDUCAUSE welcomes new board member

TWU’s chief information officer Raechelle Clemmons has been added to the Board of Directors of EDUCAUSE. Clemmons starts her four-year term this month. EDUCAUSE is a non-profit association that is dedicated to improving higher education through the use of information technology, also known as IT.. Board members for this organization are

TWU DPS: more than just officers

TWU police officers’ goal is to ultimately keep the campus safe. Outside of work, each officer has their own passions. Officer Justin Weathers is no exception. Weathers has a true passion for singing and has been singing since his freshman year of high school. He received several scholarships to multiple

National Suicide Prevention Week

As of 2018, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death across all ages in the United States, and it is the 2nd leading cause of death globally for ages 15-24, according to Sept. 9-15 is National Suicide Prevention Week. This week is aimed at helping people around the nation

Sticking up for Stickler Syndrome

In May of 2015, a Tyler newspaper quoted a then 19-year-old Hannah Werchan in a story about conquering challenges through visual and performance arts at her high school, All Saints Episcopal School. In the article, Werchan said, “I have a passion for art. I feel like I could become something with it.” Little

Dallas campus holds Student Organization Fair

  If you’re one of many students who does not live in Denton near our main campus, TWU’s Student Government Association (SGA) and Student Life are co-hosting an event for you at the Dallas campus. Next Tuesday from 12:00-1:00 pm in room 3620, you can enjoy a yummy soda pop float

Old hearts get new lives

Donate Life April is Donate Life Month across the nation. Healthy organs, eyes and tissues can be donated to others in need. These donated organs can help save or greatly improve someone else's life. Donate Life is a non-profit organization that aims to help educate the public about the positive effects

Human Library visits TWU for the first time

For the first time ever, TWU will be hosting a Human Library on April 23 at the Blagg-Huey Library from 12 to 5 pm. According to the Human Library website, the organization is “A Worldwide Movement for Social Change” that loans out Living Books -  real people who share their

Alumna recognized by CDC for anti-diabetes efforts

  Diabetes: A Danger Recognized In a 2016 report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the increase of diabetes occurrence was highlighted and analyzed, which resulted in a demand for public awareness of diabetes and prevention. The 2016 CDC report showed that during a 20 year period, the rate of

‘I, Tonya’: Dark Portrayal of Unglamorous Celebrity

“I, Tonya” was an incredibly dark portrayal of the reality of Tonya Harding and her short-lived figure-skating career. The film is based on the true story of Tonya Harding and the scandal involving the career-shattering injury of Nancy Kerrigan. A Raw Truth “I, Tonya” is rated R for the vulgar language and

“Anthem” by Ayn Rand dystopia in 100 pages

Dystopian fiction is a classic trend in the science fiction genre, and this particular brand of storytelling has hit another surge of popularity with series such as “The Hunger Games,” “The Maze Runner,” “Divergent ” and others. However, the tradition of dystopian fiction has an exciting history of literature that

Diversity develops with annual diversity institute

As TWU students prepare to graduate and become contributing members of society, the need for them to refine attributes and skills that will make them successful individuals becomes crucial to their success, and TWU’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is helping TWU students get closer to their personal and professional

General Counsel: little known office plays key role

Nov. 5 through 11 is national Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week, but for one Texas Woman’s University department, ethics and compliance are the focus all year long. The Office of General Counsel, or OGC, ensures that TWU acts with integrity and complies with local, state and federal laws regulations and