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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 »

Community Scholars Bring New Perspectives

Scholarship program opens up a world of possibilities to North Texas’s underserved elite students. This article by Caroline Collier ’98 (MLA ’17) is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Learning to play golf doesn’t often lead to an academic scholarship, but that’s what happened for Courtland MacQueenette ’16. One afternoon in 2003, the then-10-year-old… Read more »

The Davies School Will Offer a Free Summer Speech & Language Clinic

The clinic will focus on improving language and literacy skills. A recent gift from Fort Worth Scottish Rite recently the Davies School will allow up to 20 children (pre-school children through those who will enter third grade) to receive free services during a three-week clinic at TCU’s Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders in… 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 »

Keeping Schools Safe

The following is an opinion piece by Eric Wood, Ph.D., LPC, associate director of counseling and mental health at Texas Christian University. The recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School – one of the deadliest such attacks in American history – has renewed the debate over how best to keep our schools safe…. Read more »

The Classroom (R)evolution

Active learning has been in place at TCU for years. But with multidisciplinary Rees-Jones Hall now open, students and professors have a new technology-rich, 21st century place to learn together. This article originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of TCU Magazine. Twenty minutes into Keith Whitworth’s 10 a.m. section of Introductory Sociology, the American… Read more »

The Genetics of Anthrax

Kevin Claunch ’14 postponed medical school to do research in microbiology. His work might lead to medicines able to disarm anthrax or even common staph infections. This article by Caroline Collier ’98 (MLA ’17) originally appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of TCU Magazine. Studying the microscopic building blocks of the bacteria that causes anthrax… Read more »

Female Equality in STEM Fields

Themes of lauded film Hidden Figures linger as conversations about gender bias continue, especially in STEM fields. This article by Makenzie Stallo originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of TCU Magazine. Sitting in the middle of a Midwest college classroom with books on the desk and pencils sharpened, Diane Snow was unprepared for what… 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 »

Taking the Lead On Generosity

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 »