Texas Woman’s University

Creative Retail to Cold-Pressed Soap: Denton’s AccelerateHER Aims to Help Eight Local Small Businesses Grow

by | Oct 4, 2022
AccelerateHER—a partnership between the Texas Woman’s University Center for Women Entrepreneurs and Stoke Coworking—has named eight local small businesses to its female founder-focused incubator program. Next up: The program aims to expand beyond Denton to Dallas, Houston, and Abilene. “Members will be walking away with stronger foundations to their businesses, and the tools they need to grow,” says Stoke Executive Director Heather Gregory.
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Entrepreneurs Graduate from TWU’s Inaugural TX Women Owned Incubator Program
by | Jun 15, 2022
Six early-stage startup founders took part in the multi-month program, offered by TWU's Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership and local coworking space The Slate.

The founders' offerings range from "clutter-free spaces" organization to a surgical concierge service to a diaper vending machine concept. Applications will be taken this fall for the program's next incubator, which kicks off in January.
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TWU Team Secures Patent for Astronaut Visor After Winning NASA Challenge
by | May 11, 2022
The team of Texas Woman’s University kinesiology seniors won the top prize in the Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge Showcase last month at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. They enhanced a device originally designed by their predecessor team last fall—which made history by being the first all-female design team to win the competition.
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First Startups Chosen for TechFW, TWU’s Center for Women Entrepreneurs Education Award
by | Aug 3, 2021
Eight female founders have been chosen to participate in one of two TechFW programs, ThinkLab or SmartStart. And, Texas Woman’s University - Center for Women Entrepreneurs has designated $1,000 and $2,000 awards to boost each woman's involvement.
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TWU Biology Team Granted a Patent for Anti-Cancer Compounds That Could Save Lives

by | Oct 15, 2020
The novel invention from researchers at Texas Woman’s University in Denton could greatly contribute to cancer treatment research. The compounds can prevent the growth of breast, lung, and colon cancer cells.
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Cohort Kickoff: Meet the 6 Inaugural Startups in Denton’s AccelerateHER Incubator
by | Sep 28, 2020
The collaboration between Texas Woman’s University Center for Women Entrepreneurs and Stoke will help six startups in their early-stage development. The program officially kicks off on Oct. 1.
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TWU Ranks Top in Texas and Fifth Nationally for Ethnic Diversity, According to U.S. News
by | Sep 15, 2020
TWU's chancellor says diversity and lived experience are drivers for innovation.
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Dollars for Good: North Texas Businesses Pitch In to Help Those Impacted by COVID-19
by | Mar 27, 2020
Here are a few of the North Texas businesses that have donated millions to help people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, including Comerica Bank ($4M), United Way of Metropolitan Dallas ($1.2), Vistra Energy ($2M), and more.
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TWU Receives Nearly $1M Grant to Bolster Education in STEM Fields

by | Jul 31, 2019
The National Science Foundation grant will back the Scholarships, Teams and Research (TWU STAR) project aimed at increasing undergraduate engagement, retention, and graduation in STEM-related fields.
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Discovery: Film Explores Female TWU Researcher’s Trailblazing Space Studies; UNTHSC Prof Helps Lead Opioid Crisis Effort
by | Jul 19, 2019
You'll also find out how scientists at UTD and UT Southwestern hope to improve multiple sclerosis therapies with the help of 3D brain images in this roundup of research and development activities in North Texas.
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TWU Begins Work on New $54M Science & Technology Center
by | Feb 25, 2019
The four-story, 80,000-square-foot facility will be home to graduate and undergraduate research laboratory space for biology, chemistry and biochemistry, nutrition and food science and psychology programs.
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R&D: Maximizing Energy, Saving Time & Money at the Airport; Grant Backs UTA Quantum Communication Project
by | Nov 2, 2018
Also, you'll learn about a UTD professor aiming to improve cochlear implants, as well as the Kinesiology team from TWU preparing for a big space competition and Collin College get a $3.7 million NSF grant. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
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DI People: Accenture Interactive, PestRoutes Software, and BBG All Make Appointments

by | Oct 16, 2018
Also, in this roundup of people news in North Texas, you’ll find leadership appointments and changes at Texas Women's University, Soleo Health, and the Dallas Housing Authority.
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Dollars for Good: TWU Gets Record $10M Gift & Mavs Foundation Creates Computer Lab for Homeless Parents
by | Aug 15, 2018
Plus, grants for the Richardson Adult Literacy Center and Richland College as well as other social efforts to boost education and the workforce.
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research
Discovery: UTD’s Big Week for Research, UTSW Researcher Honored, How Ancient Native Americans Used Fire
by | Jul 27, 2018
Also, TWU kinesiology students are honored for their National Biomechanics Day program. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas aimed at making our lives better.
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Top, from left, Salvador Espino and Dr. Sandra Chapman; center, Geoff Moore, Betsy Price, Charles Taylor, and Joe DePetrillo; bottom, April Barnes.
DI People: UNTHSC Names Provost, EVP; TWU Appoints Associate VP, CIO; Chapman Honored by Les Femmes du Monde
by | Jul 23, 2018
In this roundup of DFW personnel activity, awards, and honors, you'll also find details about honors for Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Envy Gaming naming new president, COO.
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