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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.

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Bocskor to leave Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy

Nancy Bocskor, the first director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, has announced she will leave the university May 1 to care for her 94.5-year-old mother in Ohio during this COVID-19 pandemic.


Faculty publications highlighted — Winter 2019-April 2020

Texas Woman's University faculty are leaders in their fields, with an extensive list of publications to their credit.

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In the News: Aimee Myers

Aimee Myers (teacher education) was quoted in an April 26 Denton Record-Chronicle story, “Pet adoptions, fosters popular in pandemic.”

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Schapman receives prestigious Education Abroad fellowship

Meghan Schapman (Education Abroad) was named a recipient of a highly competitive international education fellowship that provides full funding to pursue the Professional Certification in Education Abroad.

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In the News: Katherine Landdeck

Katherine Landdeck (history) was interviewed about her book, “The Women With Silver Wings,” for an April 22 segment on

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Bridges elected to folklore society board

Phyllis Bridges, Cornaro Professor of English, unanimously was elected to a three-year term on the board of the Texas Folklore Society and has been appointed to the search committee for the secretary-editor of the society.

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In the News: Katherine Landdeck

Katherine Landdeck’s (history) new book, “The Women with Silver Wings,” was included in “Tomes of the Unknown: War & Military Books 2020” in the April 17 issue of Publishers Weekly.

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In memoriam: Jimmie Lyn Harris

The TWU Community offers its sympathies to the family and friends of Jimmie Lyn Harris, who passed away April 9, 2020, in Denton.

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Mott named WGCA Regional Administrator of the Year

Sandee Mott, TWU director of athletics, was honored April 8 by the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association as a Regional Administrator of the Year.

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