UNIVERSITY-WIDE NEWS

  • Congratulations to this year's Staff Award recipients: Heather Davis (office of technology) - Award of Excellence, Patrice Armor (office of technology) - Outstanding Achievement Award, Sandy Owens (research & sponsored programs) - Outstanding Achievement Award, and Angie Fielder (Center for Faculty Excellence) - Deborah A. Brown and Mona S. Hersch-Cochran TWU Alumni Volunteer Leadership Award. All are invited to the Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony at 2:30 p.m., April 11, in the Library Living Room.
  • Spring course evaluations will be open April 3-13. Please mention this in your classes. To customize your evaluation, visit https://servicecenter.twu.edu/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=18005
  • Interested in being considered for 2019-2020 academic year committee membership? An online interest form is available through March 29 at https://portal.twu.edu/committees/survey.asp

UPCOMING EVENTS

CONSTRUCTION

Construction

ACT shuttle stop location changes

Starting April 1, the north remote parking shuttle that picks up and drops off at the Administrative Conference Tower (ACT) will stop under the awning of the 2nd floor bridge of the ACT. This change read more

TECHNOLOGY

Technology

Note Blackboard to Canvas transition deadlines

On June 3, all courses will be offered in Canvas. No student enrollments will be added to Blackboard after that date. On June 15, faculty will no longer have access to Blackboard. Materials in courses read more

ADVANCEMENT

Advancement

Registration open for Homecoming alumni events

TWU and the TWU Alumni Association have planned multiple events for alumni during Homecoming Week/Alumni Weekend, April 8-15. Visit the Homecoming website for a list of events. Some require read more
DISCOVERY @TWU

CRF applications due March 21

Applications are due for the 2019-2020 Chancellor's Research Fellows (CRF) program by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 21. The CRF Program provides support to promising scholars and their mentors to

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Cayuse training workshop set

A Cayuse training workshop will take place from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 6 on the Denton campus. Limited space is

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Cayuse now available

Cayuse IRB, the new Institutional Review Board online submission system, now is available. All new IRB applications now will

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DENTON DETAILS

Denton Campus
  • Janelle Davis (health promotion and kinesiology) recently was awarded the Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role at the National Association for College Academic Advising (NACADA) Region 7 conference in San Antonio on March 9.
  • Looking for a quick bite on campus? The Broad StrEAT Station food truck will visit campus Mondays through Wednesdays 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m.. Look for it in front of the Student Union. Dining dollars, cash and credit are accepted.
  • Save the date for ArtsWalk: Learning the Land, 5:15-8 p.m., Thursday, April 4. Interact with works by artist and designer Molly Sherman and explore sites on TWU’s Denton campus and surrounding areas. This event is free, appropriate for all ages and open to the public.
  • Jason Lambert (business) presented "Avoid Diversity Myths to Avoid Diversity Failures" at the 2019 South by Southwest Festival and Conference on Sunday, March 10, in Austin. Lambert joined Joy Leopold of Webster University in discussing best practices organizations can use to effectively manage diversity programs.
  • As part of an initiative to support bicycle commuters, the Blagg-Huey Library now provides secure, weatherproof parking for employee bicycles. Located in the loading dock, the bike rack, which can hold up to eight bikes, is accessible to the building's employees via swipe access.
  • On March 14-15, the Center for Faculty Excellence sponsored attendance of the following faculty to the Transformative Learning Conference: Erika Armstrong (communications sciences & oral health), Kathy Brown (visual arts), Michael Raisinghani (business), David Rylander (business) and Jennifer Wilson (nursing).
  • On March 15, Aubree Evans (Center for Faculty Excellence) presented a session titled "Empowering Students with the STAR Symposium" at the Transformative Learning Conference in Oklahoma City.

DALLAS DIGEST

Dallas Campus
  • Faculty Ombudsman Linda Rubin will be visiting the Dallas campus Wednesday, March 20. As usual, the Provost's office on the 2nd floor will serve as her office for the day. Feel free to drop by or contact her for an appointment at 81-2605 or LRubin@twu.edu
  • The Community Council of Greater Dallas is looking for volunteers to assist with its 12th Get Kidz Fit Fest at Dallas Fair Park, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on April 13. If you are interested in helping, please contact Mari Tietze at mtietze@twu.edu
  • The Graduate School will be hosting the Dallas Graduate Nursing Clinical Poster Showcase 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 26.

HOUSTON HAPPENINGS

Houston Campus

TWU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Nancy Bocskor (Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy) was interviewed by WFAA ABC on March 14, 2019, about Beto O'Rourke's presidential candidacy announcement. (3-20-19)