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‘Rabble’ Rouses Interest in 1960s Language

English professor combs archives across the country to document 1960s social movements. (This article by Caroline Collier ’98 originally appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Brad Lucas was born right after the Days of Rage, a 1969 spectacle in Chicago where frustrated protesters from the hippie counterculture staged a violent confrontation with… Read more »

Kyle Walker Takes the Lead On Broader Perspectives

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 »

Blue Zones Project® Contributes to TCU’s Growing Culture of Well-being

The TCU Horned Frogs are making the leap to better well-being with Blue Zones Project®, the community-led well-being improvement initiative working to make Fort Worth one of the healthiest cities in the nation. This week, Blue Zones Project founder Dan Buettner got an up-close look at how TCU impacts Fort Worth’s well-being. Buettner visited the… Read more »

Economic Development in Fort Worth’s Stop Six

Three EMBA graduates bring business expertise to the neighborhood where they grew up. (This article by Caroline Collier ’98 originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) With crowded Trinity Park at her back, architect R.J. Blair ’05 EMBA wandered around Fort Worth’s redeveloped 7th Street area looking to capture a photo. Spotting… Read more »

Taking the Lead On Business as a Force for Good

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 »

A Comedian’s Advice

Matt Hovde ’96, director at The Second City, finds success by embracing fear, empathy and the word “yes.” (Matt Hovde earned his bachelor’s degree in Radio-TV-Film production. This article, which was told to Rachel Stowe Master ’91, originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) By the time he was 6, Matt Hovde… Read more »

Taking the Lead On Persistence, Civility and Integrity

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 »

Coping Through Communication

A sympathetic ear can support healing after a stressful event. (This article by Rachel Stowe Master ’91 originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Following a traumatic situation, how best to cope? Consider talking it out. It isn’t just good advice, said Kristen Carr, assistant professor of communication studies. She conducted a… Read more »

Deborah Ferguson ’87 on Anchoring the NBC 5 News Team

After 25 years on the air, she still loves the newsroom. (This story by Rachel Stowe Master ’91 originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Growing up reading the morning newspaper with her father, NBC5 Today anchor Deborah Ferguson ’87 knew she wanted to be a news reporter by third or fourth… Read more »

Your Inner Child May Spoil Your Diet

Kids who went hungry may overeat as adults, TCU psychology professor finds This story by Shirley Jinkins originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of Endeavors magazine. A childhood marred by poverty and food insecurity can stay with people as they age, even manifesting as adult obesity. Sarah Hill, associate professor of psychology, published two… Read more »