A detox for the digital age

Courtesy of Hayes Clement and TCU 360. Two reporting students challenged themselves to a week without technology. Hayes Clement writes about his experience.   The challenge came from our reporting professor. Jean Marie Brown showed our class an article from The New York Times, “The 7-Day Digital Diet,” and suggested one of us give up… Read more »

QEP visiting scholar to explore African immigrant experience in Australia

Dr. Kwamena “Aspa” Kwansah-Aidoo, a Ghanian professor working at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, will discuss the similarities and differences of African immigrant experiences in Australia versus those in the United States during his weeklong visit to TCU from March 31 through April 5. Dr. Kwansah-Aidoo comes to campus as a Visiting Scholar with TCU’s… Read more »

Short and sweet speeches lessen audience anxiety

The fear of public speaking (glossophobia) is one of the most common of all phobias. Nightmares of forgotten lines, lost notes and fumbled words can cause even the most confident people to wake up in a cold sweat. But while the adrenaline rush that comes with giving a speech is common knowledge, people often don’t… Read more »

Journalism student awarded Reynolds internship in business journalism

Journalism student Daniel Salazar will intern at The Dallas Morning News this summer as a recipient of the prestigious Reynolds internship in business journalism. Salazar is the second TCU student to be awarded a business journalism internship through the program. The first intern, journalism student Ryan Osborne, worked at The Dallas Morning News in summer 2013. TCU is… Read more »

Emmy Award-winning FTDM professor’s play premieres at Stage West

“Starbright & Vine,” an original stage play by FTDM professor Richard Allen, will be presented at Fort Worth’s Stage West from February 27 through March 23 as part of the theatre’s 2013-14 season. Stage West’s artistic and co-producing director Jim Covault selected the play and will be directing this world premiere production. Its cast includes Cliff… Read more »

Intern intel

It’s no secret that today’s job market is competitive. Many college graduates are learning that good grades aren’t the only thing employers look for on resumes – they now expect to see real-world experience, right out of college. For students in the fast-paced world of communications, building a portfolio is almost as essential as making the… Read more »

CBS Evening News will broadcast live on TCU campus April 9

The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley will broadcast live from the Bob Schieffer College of Communication on the TCU campus at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9. Following the broadcast, Pelley, anchor and managing editor, will join Bob Schieffer, moderator of CBS’ Face the Nation, CBS News’ chief Washington correspondent and TCU alumnus, at… Read more »