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TCU Routs Georgia Tech To Win NIT Title, 88-56

(Story from Associated Press) Brandon Parrish sat at the podium, wearing a commemorative t-shirt and a net draped around his neck. To his right was coach Jamie Dixon. On his left was Kenrich Williams. Parrish made sure to savor the moment. ”We have something that’s forever,” he said. ”Nobody can ever take this away from… Read more »

TCU basketball player talks about saving a rhino’s life

Saving a Rhino’s Life Changed Mine  Bittersweet. I never would have imagined that the best day of my life would contain one of the worst moments of my life as well. But that’s exactly what dehorning a rhino was like for me. Finally getting a chance to be face to face with such a majestic… Read more »

TCU graduated 779 Saturday at Fall Commencement

August and December degree candidates participate in ceremony TCU today bestowed degrees on 779 students at its Fall Commencement, graduating students from 34 states, including Texas, and 16 foreign countries in a formal ceremony held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Students received their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini,… Read more »

More than 700 scheduled to graduate Saturday

Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School will present degrees to 779 students during two Fall Commencement ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena, 2900 Stadium Dr. on the TCU campus. Students will receive their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. The Chancellor also… Read more »

Election 2016: What’s next?

Texas Christian University alumnus Bob Schieffer will be on hand for a post-election, pre-inauguration Q&A session as he examines the voter frustrations of the 2016 presidential campaign and discusses Washington’s ability to change. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in Room 141 of the J.M. Moudy Visual Arts and Communication Building North, 2805 South… Read more »

Caylin Moore named 2017 Rhodes Scholar

Texas Christian University senior Caylin Moore is one of 32 recipients across the United States to receive the opportunity to study next fall at Oxford University, where he will complete his graduate studies in public policy and business administration. Moore overcame a number of obstacles to earn an academic scholarship at TCU. His life story… Read more »

Six years running as a “Great College to Work For”

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Chronicle of Higher Education has again selected Texas Christian University as one of the top universities honored in its 2016 “Great Colleges to Work For” list. This is TCU’s sixth year to be recognized, and the university again earned recognition in all 12 areas of distinction, a feat no other… Read more »

New podcast series investigates the state of journalism

Last month, in its “State of the News Media 2016” report, the Pew Research Center shared that two-thirds of U.S. adults said they learned about the presidential election from digital sources, including news sites, apps and social networking sites. By comparison, Pew reported, in 2012, just 17 percent of U.S. adults said they turned to… Read more »

TCU Baseball is again Omaha bound

The pitching duo of Brian Howard and Durbin Feltman retired 17 straight Texas A&M hitters and the TCU offense rallied with three unanswered runs to win the NCAA College Station Super Regional with a 4-1 victory. TCU is making its third consecutive trip to the College World Series and the fourth in program history. The… Read more »

TCU graduated 1,873 Saturday at its spring Commencement

Texas Christian University bestowed degrees on 1,873 students at its spring Commencement in three formal ceremonies held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus May 7. The number is significant, as 1873 is the year TCU was founded, and it is the second consecutive spring that number of students graduated. Students… Read more »