Posts Tagged ‘TWU’

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 …

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 …

Tech How-to: TWU Launches Free Workshop Series for Women in Business

Posted by Rachel Linch

The Texas Woman’s University’s Center for Women in Business is offering a series of free technology workshops for female business owners and entrepreneurs.

The goal of the workshops beginning Tuesday is to help female business owners increase their professional productivity. …

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 …

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

Posted by Lance Murray

COGNIZANT DEVOTING $100 MILLION TO STEM EDUCATION

Cognizant is establishing a nonprofit foundation to support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education.

The multinational IT company, which has an office in Irving, announced its plans to set up a new nonprofit …

Texas Woman’s University Announces Grant Program for Female Entrepreneurs

Posted by Katie Kelton

Texas Woman’s University is looking to invest more in female entrepreneurs with a new grant program. 

The Women’s Enterprise Training and Micro Grant program will award $5,000 grants to existing or up-and-coming women-owned businesses in need of funding for machinery,

Texas Woman’s University’s Chemistry Program Featured in National Review

Posted by Katie Kelton

Texas Woman’s University is the only Texas school out of nine universities recognized in The Association of American Colleges and Universities’ latest issue of Peer Review Civic Major by Design for “graduating chemists with civic lenses.”

The association said …

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 …

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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