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.
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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NSF Awards $100K Grant to TWU Researchers to Increase STEM Recruitment in Indigenous Communities
by | Jan 28, 2021
The project will look at the particular challenges Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Native Pacific Islander students face. The research team plans to develop strategies to recruit and retain more Indigenous students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
Texas Woman’s University’s All-Female Team Competes in NASA-Sponsored TSGC Design Challenge
by | Dec 3, 2020
The five seniors majoring in kinesiology teamed up to create a solution for astronauts battling “space headaches.”

TWU is Hosting a Citizen Science Symposium This Week

by | Jan 28, 2020
Texas Woman’s University and the SENCER Center of Innovation Southwest will host the symposium on Jan. 31. The day is dedicated to exploring the impact plastics have on the environment.
Education: Amazon’s Future Engineer Program, AECOM’s UTA Hypermobility Class, SMU’s New Cybersecurity Master’s Degree
From higher education projects (TWU, DCCCD) to K-12 initiatives (Dallas County, Trinity Christian Academy), here's your briefing on what's going on in education in North Texas.
TWU Kinesiology Team Wins Big in NASA Challenge
by | Nov 29, 2018
Dallas students at Texas Woman's University entered the Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge for the first time, and returned as the contest's big winners. The team used 3D modeling software to create a design that relieves lower back pain for astronauts—and according to NASA, it's much needed.
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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Local Startup Evangelist Named Addison TreeHouse Director

by | Jul 18, 2018
Nancy Hong joins the Addison TreeHouse with more than 10 years of experience in the North Texas entrepreneurial ecosystem including key roles at area universities.
Tech How-to: TWU Launches Free Workshop Series for Women in Business
by | Jun 26, 2018
The goal of the workshops beginning Tuesday is to help women business owners increase their professional productivity.
Celebrating Earth Day Around Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Apr 19, 2018
Browse our selection of events to plan your Earth Day festivities this weekend and beyond.
On Tap: Dallas Startup Week, Automation Everywhere & Comedy Festival
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Texas Woman’s University Announces Grant Program for Female Entrepreneurs

by | Feb 5, 2018
The university's Center for Women in Business will award $5,000 grants. Applications are due by Feb. 23.
Texas Woman’s University’s Chemistry Program Featured in National Review
by | Jan 29, 2018
The Association of American Colleges and Universities recently recognized TWU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for exceptional civic learning engagement.
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TWU Dance Alumna Receives Fellowship to Write Feminist Choreography Book
by | Jul 14, 2017
Candice Salyers is one of 250 recipients of AAUW fellowships and grants worldwide for the 2017-2018 academic year.
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TWU Professor’s Research Inspiration for Upcoming Film about Female WWII Pilots
by | Apr 24, 2017
The film company behind 'Hidden Figures' and the director of 'Hamilton' are set to develop the project about the first women to fly for the U.S. military.