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Alumnus Bill Morse Helps Cambodians Remove Landmines

After decades of war, alumnus works to clear the field and build schools. This article by Robyn Ross previously appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.” In 2003, William “Bill” Morse ’71 was working as a business consultant when a colleague asked him for a $100 donation for Aki Ra. “What’s an Aki… Read more »

ESPN’s College GameDay is coming to TCU

ESPN’s College GameDay is coming to TCU and broadcasting from Campus Commons at the University Union on Saturday, Oct. 7, ahead of TCU’s showdown with West Virginia. The show will air from 8 a.m. CT to 11 a.m. CT. All information regarding the show can be found here. Go Frogs!

Mike Slattery is Taking the Lead On Discovery

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters, we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands… Read more »

Saving Premature Babies

A doctor’s invention saves babies in the developing world (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.” By anyone’s reckoning, Thomas Hansen ’70 has earned a retirement filled with long walks along the shore, late nights at the theater and invigorating travel. Yet upon stepping down as Seattle… Read more »

Diverted on 9/11, TCU Alumna Beverley Bass’s Story Landed on Broadway

(This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) A lifetime of pursuing her passions put Beverley Bass ’74 on course for breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and making history, even though she never set out to do any of those things. The retired pilot instead credits the significant events… Read more »

TCU’s Interior Designers Set the Tone

In-house interior designers are décor-minded gatekeepers of the TCU look. (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) From shared office space at the Physical Plant, Lisa Murrell Aven ’79 and Stephanie McPeak ’03 use wood, metal, carpet, upholstery, paint and lighting to tell the story of TCU…. Read more »

LT Adds Gold Jacket to his Wardrobe

He is TCU’s all-time leading rusher. He is the winner of the 2000 Doak Walker Award as the nation’s top running back. He is an NFL Most Valuable Player and the Walter Payton Man of the Year for 2006. He served as a studio analyst for NFL network programming and is a co-founder of the… Read more »

Football player named to watch list for community service

The pre-season is filled with announcements of football players landing on watch lists for various trophies and awards. One talented Texas Christian University football player is on the watch list for his strong efforts off the field. TCU wide receiver Shaun Nixon (junior, Austin, Texas) has been named to the watch list for the Wuerffel… Read more »

TCU Dedicates Dan Jenkins Press Box

Press box named in honor of alumnus and long-time sports writer, Dan Jenkins ’53. On May 30, TCU dedicated the 132-seat press box in honor of alumnus and writer Dan Jenkins ’53. The room spans a long portion of the W.A. “Monty & Tex” Moncrief Field inside of Amon G. Carter Stadium. “Hopefully the people… Read more »

Paschal Connection Counts

The connection between TCU and Paschal is as close as the two campuses, especially in the Paschal Mathematics Department. Student teaching supervisor Dick Allie has worked in education for nearly 50 years, yet he noticed that he has never seen something like eight TCU alumni working in a Paschal math department of 21 faculty. Department… Read more »