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MBA grad leaves big shoes to fill

She left behind a spirited legacy when she graduated from Texas Woman’s with an MBA on May 14, and whoever follows in Leslie Fredrickson’s footsteps is going to have some awfully big shoes to fill.  Like say, size 17 EEE.  It’s not that Frederickson has abnormally large feet, but for much of her time as a student at Texas Woman’s, she...

Fire official Megan Schuth finds high reward in PhD

Megan Schuth gets it. It’s the obvious question, one she’s been asked repeatedly. She’s struggled to answer it herself. “I was at a class in Huntsville for fire executive management training and professional etiquette,” said Schuth, who is a battalion chief in the Denton Fire Department. “I casually worked it into conversation that I’m graduating next week. Why is an assistant...

TWU student on mission to inspire future biomechanics practitioners

May 10, 2022 – DENTON – As a woman working in biomechanics, Texas Woman’s doctoral candidate Noelle Tuttle is dedicated to the outreach for and education of more women in the field, especially minorities who have had little to no exposure. Thanks to grants from the Biomechanics Initiative, she was able to further that mission by co-hosting virtual and...

UNT student awarded grant to earn second master’s degree, work toward dream of global education foundation

DENTON (UNT), Texas — A University of North Texas student earned a $40,000 Rotary Global Grant to study at Queen’s University, Belfast, and work toward her goal of creating a global foundation to help low-income children have access to better education. Growing up with seven siblings and “two devoted parents” in Bryan, Texas, Odalis Alvarado saw the importance of education. “As the...
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UNT professor gets FDA approval on COVID breathalyzer after teaming up with Frisco startup

DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas has received notice that its licensed technology to InspectIR Systems, of Frisco, Texas, has been granted Federal Drug Administration Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for use as a breathalyzer detection for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). This important approval provides a faster, easier and highly accurate method for detection of COVID-19. This is the...

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