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TCU Educates the Next Generation of Rwandan Leaders

Rwandan students seeking ways to positively impact their country’s future turn to TCU. (This story by Robyn Ross was originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of TCU Magazine.) During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, soldiers and militias killed nearly a million people and raped between 250,000 and 500,000 women. As the country recovered, women took… Read more »

TCU Graduated 750 at Fall Commencement

August and December degree candidates participated in ceremony Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School today bestowed degrees on 750 students from 40 states, including Texas, and from 22 foreign countries in two formal ceremonies held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Graduates in the morning ceremony received their diplomas… Read more »

Bringing TCU Football to Spanish Speakers

Broadcasters bring information, excitement and Latin spice to the airwaves on game day  (This story by Caroline Collier originally appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of TCU Magazine.) Miguel Cruz was among the thousands of people sitting in the Rose Bowl, stunned by TCU’s 2011 triumph over Wisconsin. But he and Elvis Gallegos ’07 had… Read more »

How Michael Ferrari’s Vision for Diversity Became TCU’s Community Scholars

The former chancellor’s plans to shift demographics inspired an academic scholarship This article by Caroline Collier was originally published in the Spring 2018 issue of TCU Magazine. When Michael Ferrari became TCU’s chancellor in 1998, the university had been more than 90 percent white since its inception. Ferrari, who came from Iowa, brought plans to… Read more »

KTCU Celebrates 70 Years

The campus radio station offers students a chance for real-world experience. (This story by Trisha Spence is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Spiral cords trail beige phones with gray cube buttons in the radio studio for KTCU. One is the “bat phone,” a sticker indicates. A soundboard lined with buttons, knobs and sliders… Read more »

Smithsonian Curator Chronicles Remarkable Life of Sally Ride

The collection highlights the achievements of the first American woman in space. This article by Mary Ann Kurker is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Sally Ride asked her parents for a telescope when she was a girl. Gazing up at the heavens from her front yard in California, she likely missed the spot… Read more »

Katherine Spillar ’75 Fights for Feminism

Activist helps lead the charge for gender equality. This article by Lisa Martin is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Feminism is enjoying a moment. Katherine “Kathy” Spillar ’75 could say the same. As executive editor of Ms. magazine and executive director of the Feminist Majority Foundation, Spillar has spent her entire career advocating… Read more »

TCU Graduated 1,957 at Spring Commencement

Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School today bestowed degrees on 1,957 students from 44 states, including Texas, and from 31 foreign countries in three formal ceremonies held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Students received their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr., who also delivered the commencement address…. Read more »

For TCU Community Scholars Program, Community is the Most Important Word

Texas Christian University believes that a vibrant, diverse community is essential for a quality education. The Chancellor’s Council on Diversity established the Community Scholars Program in 2000 as a way to increase diversity on campus. The immediate goal was to attract students to TCU who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership skills, and to provide… Read more »