UNIVERSITY-WIDE NEWS

Electronic 2018 W-2 forms are now available within Oracle. To access your form electronically:

  • Log in to Oracle on any TWU campus computer
  • Choose TWU Employee Self-Service
  • W-2 Information
  • Scroll to “View or Download W2” header
  • Choose the red 2018 W2 PDF icon
  • To print, right click anywhere on the W-2 form and choose “Print”
  • Viewing your W-2 electronically is available on TWU campus computers only.

If you did not consent to receive your W-2 electronically, your form will be mailed to your home address by Jan. 31. Contact Jane Sewald if you have questions on the status of your W-2 form. If you haven’t received it by Feb. 15, you can submit a request for a duplicate copy. Contact Amanda Noday if you have other questions. 


UPCOMING EVENTS

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (UPDATED TIME)
Kick Start Your Internship Search
Commuter Break
College Chef: The Ramen Shop

CONSTRUCTION

Construction

Parking lot changes for 2019

Construction projects will bring additional changes to the parking landscape on TWU's Denton campus as the new semester gets underway.Fencing for the construction area for the university's new dining read more

TECHNOLOGY

Technology

Collaborate with video in the new year

Capture the power of nonverbal communication with one of Texas Woman’s many collaboration solutions. Not all tools best serve all purposes. We’ve created a handy chart to help you choose the best read more

ADVANCEMENT

Advancement

Rings for champions

A ceremony was held Jan. 6 to honor the TWU Gymnastics team’s 2018 national champions with their championship rings. The Office of University Advancement would like to extend a special thank you to read more
DISCOVERY @TWU

Proposal Development Grant application materials available

Application materials for the Proposal Development Grant Program for Summer 2019 now are available from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Proposals are due Tuesday, Feb. 19. The

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Gumienny awarded USDA grant

Tina Gumienny (biology) has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for her project aimed at identifying surface

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Moore, Evans among PIs on federal library grant

TWU School of Library and Information Studies faculty members Jennifer Moore and Sarah Evans are two of the three co-principal investigators of a $46,000 Institute

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DENTON DETAILS

Denton Campus
  • In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the office of Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach and the office of Civility and Community Standards invite the TWU community to share their dreams on a mobile “DREAM” board. Stop by the Student Union between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. today or 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday to build a collage of words that represent purpose and an ideal future and inspire positive change.
  • Chancellor Carine M. Feyten will host a farewell reception for Destinee Waiters (general counsel) beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the Stoddard Hall lobby. The university community is invited to attend.
  • Would you like to take part in an amazing cultural experience? Homestay hosts are sought for the Fulbright Korean Teachers of English two-week residency in partnership with Denton-area schools and TWU. Hosts are needed to house the guest teachers Feb. 2-16. Homestay hosts receive a $450 stipend per guest teacher hosted. Some teachers have pet allergies or other concerns, so potential homestay hosts should have small pets or no pets, and no large dogs. If you’re interested in hosting a teacher, contact Juanita Dueñez-Lazo at jduenezlazo@twu.edu or 817-991-2029.
  • Did you know that TWU’s community music and dance centers offer affordable lessons to children, teens and adults in the Denton area? Classes are taught by faculty members or graduate students, who gain hands-on teaching experience while earning their degrees. Registration for spring classes is open, so check out the Community Music Center or the Community Dance Center website.
  • Mahesh S. Raisinghani (College of Business) has co-authored the Expert’s Opinion Report, Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research, 20:1, 36-41, Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group, DOI: 10.1080/15228053.2018.1445887 
  • Mandy Stewart (reading) wrote a commentary on the importance of diversity in Congress that was published Jan. 9 on the Dallas Morning News online portal.
  • Mikyoung Lee (nursing) co-wrote an article with a national big data nursing workgroup that was published Jan. 4 in JAMIA Open. The article covered the group’s assessment of risk prediction and segmentation models that focus on whole populations.
  • Suzanne Burns (occupational therapy) co-authored an article, “Community Vision Interventions for Adults with Acquired Brain Injury,” with post-professional OTD student Jaimee D. Perea and colleague Mary Anise. The article was published in OT Practice, 23 (20), 20-24.
  • Husny Amerih (occupational therapy) conducted a workshop, “Occupational Therapy Roles in Shoulder Examination and Intervention,” Dec. 19 at Jordan University of Science & Technology (JUST), one of the Middle East’s leading universities in teaching and research.

DALLAS DIGEST

Dallas Campus
  • Ho Soon Michelle Cho received the Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award. They recognized her achievement of career longevity and demonstration of unwavering excellence in her profession, Nursing.
  • Linda Merritt (nursing) had her dissertation research accepted for the National Association of Neonatal Nurses Research Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona, in March.
  • Nursing faculty members Ho Soon Michelle Cho and Cathy Bailey organized and delivered a global nursing program from Jan. 2-12 on the Dallas campus. In partnership with five South Korean universities including Gyeongsang National University, Pusan National University, Kyeongsung University, Kyeomyung University and Dankook University, TWU Dallas welcomed 15 senior nursing students from South Korea who were able to shadow nurses at local hospitals, attend lectures and simulations and participate in a cultural exchange day with TWU students. Robert Thomas Jones (student life) also played a role in helping to coordinate the program.
  • Faculty and staff who had a headshot taken in December may access the photos here using the password Pioneer_Proud.
  • Susan Chaney (nursing) along with DNP graduate student Svitlana Crawley (DNP Graduate, Dallas) published “The Insulin Regimen That Works” in the Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice. (2018). Volume 11, Number 2, pages 165-168. 
  • Marsha Neville (occupational therapy) along with TWU Ph.D. alum Veronica Rowe (faculty member at University of Central Arkansas) have published “The Feasibility of Conducting Task-Oriented Training at Home for Patients with Stroke” in the Online Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Dallas Staff Council members honored & recognized the Stroke Center & One Stop as the featured departments for January 2019. Recognized staff include Carolyn Pickle, Chantel Brightman, Ashton Brown, Karen Long-Trail. All received gift baskets to recognize their dedication and commitment to providing our Dallas Center visitors, students, faculty and staff with excellent experiences.
  • Suh-Jen Lin (physical therapy) was invited to be a scientific reviewer for the 2018 Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program (OPORP) from the Department of Defense. She reviewed several grant proposals during the period from November to December and attended a three-day review panel meeting in Baltimore Dec. 16-18.

HOUSTON HAPPENINGS

Houston Campus
  • Francie Baxter (occupational therapy) along with MOT alumna Brittney Burton has published “The Effects of the Leisure Activity of Coloring on Post-Test Anxiety in Graduate Level Occupational Therapy Students” in the Online Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Anita Hufft (nursing) was one of four panelists who spoke Jan. 15 at the TMC Health Policy Course event. The first of 13 sessions, the discussion covered “Debunking the Health Policy Myths.” The course will continue with a session every Tuesday through April 16. The sessions are free, but an RSVP is necessary to attend.
  • The Houston Center will host an Open House for prospective transfer and graduate students from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. The event is geared toward upper-level students interested in nursing and 100-percent-online degree completion programs, and graduate students in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, health care administration, nutrition and the MBA program. Prospective students and their guests will have the opportunity to meet faculty and current students and attend sessions on admissions, financial aid, student services and more.

TWU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Nancy Bocskor (Center for Women in Public Policy) was quoted in a Jan. 9 Forbes.com article on the “unlikeability” factor for women politicians. She also was quoted on the “likeability factor” in a Jan. 13 Idaho State Journal story on that state’s new lieutenant governor. (1-16-19)