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Exhibiting Talent

Andrea Karnes ’01 MA found her calling – and the rest is art history. (This article by Melody McDonald Lanier originally appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Fresh out of college with a degree in art history, Andrea Karnes landed a receptionist job at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. It… 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 »

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 »

TCU Commencement featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Texas Christian University featured prominently among the universities across the nation in NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt’s Salute to the Class of 2017. Watch to see glimpses of our history-making graduates Carson Huey-You and Caylin Moore, along with the celebratory graduates in nursing and one of the service dogs who crossed the stage May… Read more »

Two history-making graduates among largest graduating class

Two history-making students, part of the largest graduating class in Texas Christian University’s history, participated in Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 13. Carson Huey-You, 14, received a bachelor’s degree in physics, and is TCU’s youngest graduate. Caylin L. Moore, who received a bachelor’s degree in economics, earned the distinction of being TCU’s second Rhodes Scholar. In… Read more »

Two history-making graduates among high achievers at spring Commencement

Two history-making students will participate in Texas Christian University’s Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13. Carson Huey-You, 14, will receive a bachelor’s degree in physics, and is TCU’s youngest graduate. Caylin L. Moore, who will receive a bachelor’s degree in economics, has earned the distinction of being TCU’s second Rhodes Scholar. In addition, the graduating… Read more »

At 30, Fellowship still making an impact

Ask a student like Ronald Ivy to put a value on the importance of the Juanita Cash Fellowship for Graduate Education in his life, and you’ll receive an answer that amounts to “priceless.” The science education doctoral student is one of many who have benefited from the award for minority students seeking advanced education degrees…. Read more »