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Roller derby queen: Smith finds her place on skates

Shawnda Smith is accustomed to performing calculations in her role as a math teacher at Texas Woman's University. But she does some special computations in an arena outside the classroom.

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Goh uses teaching, research to inspire students

Physical Therapy faculty member Hui-Tiing Goh (Dallas) has merged her two passions to benefit her students as well as stroke patients.

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Savage stitches creative pieces in spare time

Christy Savage (marketing & communication, Denton) took up embroidery just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Since then, she has created a collage of her work at home and also gives them as gifts.

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Rumohr works to make Denton more bike-friendly

Suzi Rumohr (library) is a strong advocate of making Denton safer and more accessible for those who get around town on bicycles.

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Hasten rallies group for positive vibes on social media

Teri Hasten, manager of compensation for TWU's Office of Human Resources, recently rallied fellow members of a rodeo volunteer team to spread some positivity on social media.

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Zapata keeps the faith and a positive attitude

Karen Zapata had a rough go from the start, but faith and a positive attitude have brought her through it all.


Liu leads effort to collect medical equipment to fight pandemic

Fuqin Liu, an associate professor in TWU’s College of Nursing in Denton, has assembled a large cadre of North Texans to help collect badly needed personal protective equipment for health care professionals who are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuong-Vi Ho: Life comes full circle

Tuong-Vi Ho found herself in the final evacuation from Saigon in 1975. Now, she works with the Vietnamese community in Houston and Vietnam.

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Brewer: Affecting health care through research, teaching

TWU Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Wayne Brewer, PT, PhD (’14), MPH, OCS, CSCS, brings his passion for discovery and affecting change to everything he does—particularly his research and teaching.


Associate professor uses mirrors in therapy research

Wyona Freysteinson made her career choice at the age of 2. “I knew I was going to be a nurse,” said Freysteinson, associate professor of nursing at TWU’s Houston Center.

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