The Last Word: Monica Christopher on Her New Role as President of TWU’s Dallas Campus

by | Mar 7, 2024
Christopher has held key fundraising and relationship building posts over the past 25 years at Communities Foundation of Texas, The Dallas Morning News, and WFAA, and is the the former chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Leadership Dallas Alumni. On February 1, she became the inaugural president of TWU's Dallas campus, the T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center, located in an eight-story, 190,000-square-foot building in the heart of the Southwestern Medical District.
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.

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 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.
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.

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.
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.

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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.