Posts Tagged ‘Texas Woman’s University’

TWU Introduces Flavor Chemistry Program to Address Local Industry Needs

Posted by Heather Noel

When most people describe the taste of orange juice they might mention the drink’s sweet or sour tang.

Flavor chemist Dr. Xiaofen Du has a more intricate sense explaining the drink’s fresh, seedy flavor or even the nuance of lemon …

TWU Names Mantaro to Lead Center for Women in Business

Posted by Lance Murray

Texas Woman’s University in Denton announced that it has named a new director for the Center for Women in Business.

Shannon Mantaro will assume the director’s job on Sept. 1.

The Center for Women in Business is the only university …

Denton’s Upventur to Launch New Outdoor Social Platform

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

[Photo: Upventur]

Denton-based Upventur will launch a new social media platform Tuesday that focuses on the outdoor industry from fishing and paddle boarding to snow skiing and ice climbing.

It’s part Facebook and part Expedia, connecting users with friends, retailers, …

TWU Dance Alumna Receives Fellowship to Write Feminist Choreography Book

Posted by Mallory Houser

Texas Woman’s University alumna Candice Salyers has received a $30,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women to write a book on feminist choreography. 

Based on criteria such as excellence in teaching and commitment to women’s issues, the AAUW

TWU Professor’s Research Inspiration for Upcoming Film about Female WWII Pilots

Posted by Heather Noel

Fox 2000, the company behind the recent Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures, is planning to shed cinematic light on another group of women largely lost in history — and this story has North Texas roots.
The Women Airforce Service Pilots …

TWU Student Selected for International Dance Project

Posted by Julia Falcon

A Texas Woman’s University student has been chosen for the World Dance Alliance’s 2017 International Young Choreographer Project.

Yeajean Choi, a TWU master of fine arts student, will be one of eight choreographers — and the only U.S. student

3 Things: TWU Gets Neurodegenerative Disease Research Grant

Posted by Amanda Hayes

A national grant helps a TWU research team to work toward a cure for diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Dallas-based startup helps sports fans cheer on their team in style, and the Dallas Streetcar offers new routes using a unique power

The DEC Expands to Denton

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center will expand north to Denton when Stoke opens up on Aug. 1.

The 9,216-square-foot facility is located in The Railyard just a few blocks from the downtown square in Denton. The coworking space is a partnership …

3 Things: Can’t Make Class? TWU Student Sends Robot

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Today’s stories include a TWU graduate student who was able to learn using robot technology, a new female-only ride-sharing app may launch in Dallas, and TI announces a new STEM education series in partnership with an NFL player.

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3 Things: TWU Student Filling Gap in Dance Apparel Industry

Posted by Amanda Hayes

A TWU student is using her business to fill a gap in the dance apparel industry, a one-of-a-kind conference is coming to Dallas, and a Dallas City Council decision is making members of the community reminisce on the past.