Posts Tagged ‘Texas Woman’s University’

Dollars for Good: TWU Gets Record $10M Gift & Mavs Foundation Creates Computer Lab for Homeless Parents

Posted by Heather Noel

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TWU GETS RECORD $10M GIFT FROM FRISCO BUSINESSWOMAN

Texas Woman’s University received an historic donation of more than $10 million last week from Frisco businesswoman Mary L.A. Stanton.

The university said Stanton’s gift marked the single largest …

Discovery: UTD’s Big Week for Research, UTSW Researcher Honored, How Ancient Native Americans Used Fire

Posted by Lance Murray

UTD MAKES WIND POWER ADVANCES, QUALIFIES FOR MILLIONS IN FUNDING AFTER REACHING BENCHMARKS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchIt was a big week for research at the University of Texas at Dallas.

On Monday, the university was featured in an article on the Windpower Engineering …

DI People: UNTHSC Names Provost, EVP; TWU Appoints Associate VP, CIO; Chapman Honored by Les Femmes du Monde

Posted by Lance Murray

UNTHSC NAMES TAYLOR AS PROVOST, EXECUTIVE VP

Effective Aug. 1, Charles Taylor, PharmD, will become Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.

Previously, Taylor served as dean …

Local Startup Evangelist Named Addison TreeHouse Director

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center has named North Texas startup evangelist Nancy Hong as the new director of the Addison TreeHouse.

The hire comes just a month after The DEC named Alyce Alston as its new CEO, replacing co-founder Trey …

TWU Announces New Institute for Women’s Leadership

Posted by Lance Murray

Texas Woman’s University has announced plans to create a new Institute for Women’s Leadership on its campus in Denton that will encompass three focused centers aimed at inspiring more women to run for political office, become entrepreneurs and C-suite executives,

Discovery: Researchers Tackle Skin Diseases, UNTHSC Library Gets $6.4M, Galderma Publishes Acne Study

Posted by Lance Murray

INHIBITING GLUCOSE TRANSPORT IN CELLS MAY HELP TREAT SOME SKIN DISEASES

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA research team at UT Southwestern Medical Center has demonstrated that targeting the metabolism in growing cells may be a promising way to treat skin diseases such as psoriasis.

Celebrating Earth Day Around Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Taylor Lowder

With Earth Day coming up Sunday, April 22, we’ve found local events celebrating sustainability. Highlights include EarthX at Fair Park, the award-winning Denton Redbud Festival, Earth Day Weekend at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, as well as various community …

On Tap: Dallas Startup Week, Automation Everywhere & Comedy Festival

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

‘Humanizing the Digital:’ Symposium to Explore Intersection of Art + Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

Artists, researchers, makers, and students will gather in April on the Texas Woman’s University campus in Denton for the 2018 North Texas Digital Fabrication Symposium.

The event, April 20-21 in the Visual Arts Building, will feature two digital art exhibits …

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

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, service providers, …

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.

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3 Things We’re Reading: Collin College, Texas Woman’s University Partner on Culinology Degree

Posted by Julia Falcon

COLLIN COLLEGE, TWU TEAM FOR CULINOLOGY PROGRAM; TOYOTA IN TALKS TO BUY ROBOTICS COMPANIES; DALLAS MOVES UP IN SMART CITY RANKINGS


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