All-Female TWU Kinesiology Design Team Wins NASA Space Challenge

by | Nov 15, 2023
Called Team Atlas, the TWU team was the only kinesiology department represented at the two-day Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge held outside of Houston. Their solution: An exercise device for long-duration space flights. 
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.

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.
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.
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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.

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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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.

Boost to Education: Cognizant Gives $100M for STEM, American Airlines Awards Grants for Flight Instruction

by | Feb 13, 2018
North Texas educational institutions receive financial backing for their programs from foundations and businesses.
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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.