TWU People in the News

Anita Hufft

Anita Hufft (nursing) was featured in a Feb. 18 Diverse Issues in Higher Education feature on her retirement. Ainslie Nibert (nursing, Houston) also was quoted in the story. (2-20-19)


Clare Brock

Clare Brock (political science) was quoted in a Feb. 14 NBC News THINK analysis on the influence of lobbying on U.S. policy in Israel. (2-20-19)


Anna Kessenich

Anna Kessenich (Student Union) was quoted in a Feb. 6 Denton Record-Chronicle story on the drag show hosted by the university. (2-20-19)


Brandie Golleher

Brandie Golleher (College of Arts and Sciences) was quoted in a Feb. 8 Denton Record-Chronicle story on TWU’s Edible Car Contest. (2-13-19)


Katherine Landdeck

Katherine Landdeck (history) was quoted in a Jan. 31 NBC News story on Capt. Rosemary Mariner, the first woman to fly a tactical fighter jet, who passed away Jan. 24. The story also ran on CNN and numerous other news sites and blog posts. (2-6-19)


Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor (Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy) was quoted in a Feb. 3 Washington Times story on conservatives’ reaction to Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (2-6-19)


Samuel Garrison

A quote from Samuel Garrison (Public Safety) was included in a Jan. 29 Denton Record-Chronicle article on the TWU Department of Public Safety receiving accreditation. (2-6-19)


Aaron Norton

A quote from Aaron Norton (family sciences) was included in a Jan. 29 Denton Record-Chronicle article on the doctoral family therapy program receiving accreditation. (2-6-19)


Jonathon Olsen

Jonathon Olsen (history & government) was interviewed on a Jan. 9 “What Really Happened” podcast titled, “The Marvelous Mrs. Merkel.” Olsen and host Andrew Jenks discussed Angela Merkel’s tenure as German chancellor. You can listen on iTunes or Spotify. (1-30-19)


Nancy Bocskor

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)


Carlo Pezzimenti

Carlo Pezzimenti (adjunct music professor) was featured in CBS DFW and Denton Record-Chronicle stories on his invitation to perform at the Vatican over the holidays. Pezzimenti reflected on the experience in an NBC5 segment that aired Jan. 8. (1-9-19)


Katherine Landdeck

Katherine Landdeck (history) is featured in “Women During World War II” which aired Jan. 5 on CSPAN’s American History TV. The segment featured a class Landdeck taught on the ways in which American women contributed to the war effort. (1-9-19)


Aaron Elkins

Aaron Elkins (library and information studies) was quoted in a KTRH 740 AM radio interview regarding a national story on the damage screen time may have on an adolescent’s brain. The interview aired Dec. 12, 2018 and was posted on the KTRH website and on sister stations Sunny 99.1 FM and KPRC 950 AM. (1-9-19)


Carine M. Feyten

Chancellor Carine M. Feyten was quoted in a Dec. 5 Dallas Morning News story about Mary Stanton and her $10 million gift to the university. (12-12-18)


Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor (Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy) was quoted in a Dec. 11 Houston Chronicle story on female candidates eyeing bids for 2020. (12-12-18)


Rhett Rigsby

Rhett Rigsby (kinesiology) was quoted in a Nov. 30 Dallas Innovates story on the TWU kinesiology team's big win in the NASA Challenge. (12-5-18)


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