• Mark your calendars! Faculty/staff head shots are scheduled from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12; and 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. All photo sessions will take place in the second-floor lobby of the ACT building. No appointment is necessary. If you’re in need of an official university head shot, here’s your opportunity!
  • Revised dates: Student Health Services is moving to Jones Hall in order to make way for the new Student Union in Hubbard Hall and will be closed for all services to the TWU community from Friday, Sept. 14 through Monday, Sept. 17. No direct communication with Student Health Services will be available during this transition period. For medical emergencies, call 911. The office will reopen for business at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in Jones Hall, Suite 120. An open house at the new location will take place later in the year.
  • TWU will participate in the Denton Heart Walk Saturday, Sept. 8 at the C.H. Collins Athletic Complex. This year, the university is united as one single team from TWU under the growing Health and Wellbeing Initiative. There’s still time to register! Contact team coordinator Jessi Harbor at x3413 or jharbor@twu.edu for more information.
  • Brandi Felderhoff (social work) was elected to a three-year term on the National Association of Social Workers/Texas Chapter Board of Directors.
  • Philip Yang (sociology) presented a paper, “Generational Differences in Educational Attainment Across Asian American Groups,” at the IXI ISA World Congress of Sociology July 15-21 in Toronto, Canada. Yang and TWU doctoral student Chrystal Hicks presented a paper, “Effects of Race and Gender on Perceived Employment Discrimination” at the 113th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association Aug. 11-14 in Philadelphia.