Education

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 »

Preparing Teachers for Urban Settings

Michelle Bauml helps lead the way in best practices for multicultural education (This article by Rachel Stowe Master ’91 originally appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) While many beginning teachers have concerns about teaching in urban schools, the available jobs are often in large metropolitan cities. If the fears of young educators… Read more »

KinderFrogs Overcome Developmental Delays

Preschoolers with Down syndrome prep for traditional classrooms. (October is Down syndrome awareness month. This article by Caroline Collier originally appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Nya Johnson’s parents did not pursue genetic testing before her birth in 2011. In the delivery room, her mother noticed right away that their child had… Read more »

Jim Chadwell is Taking the Lead on Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders

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 don’t… Read more »

Straight From the Heart

Therapeutic art programs help people transform their lives. (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the 2017 issue of “Endeavors” magazine.) As a first-year elementary school art teacher in Shreveport, La., Amanda Allison struggled to connect with her students who had disabilities. But that ongoing challenge shaped her professional journey. While teaching future art… Read more »

Debbie Rhea is in the Running to Present at SXSW EDU

Your support is needed and appreciated. Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for health sciences and research in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, has applied to present at the SXSW EDU conference March 5-8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Thousands of participants attend from around the world to learn, network and be… Read more »

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party in the Campus Commons Aug. 21

A partial solar eclipse will be visible between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Fort Worth Monday, Aug. 21. The College of Science & Engineering, the Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education (College of Education) and Student Affairs have joined together to throw a viewing party in the Campus Commons. Members of the TCU… Read more »

iEngage Encourages Civic Participation

Fifty middle school students will convene on the TCU campus next week to learn about the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship in a free civics camp. TCU is only the second university to host the iEngage Summer Civics Institute, which is funded by a grant from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation and by TCU’s College… Read more »

Four individuals win Ferrari Award

Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. has selected four winners for this year’s Michael J. Ferrari Award for Distinguished University Service and Leadership. Michael Butler, Chuck Dunning and Ebony Rose (nominated as a team) and Victoria Herrera share this year’s award spotlight. Butler, associate professor of economics and associate dean of the AddRan College of Liberal… Read more »