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Graduate programs listed among best in nation

U.S. News & World Report has ranked several of TCU’s graduate programs among the top in the nation. Rankings are published in the magazine’s 2016 edition of “Best Graduate Schools,” which was released online March 10 and will hit newsstands April 7. TCU’s Neeley School of Business graduate program is tied at No. 63 out… Read more »

TCU MBAs dominate in statewide competition

TCU MBAs beat out teams from SMU, University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M, University of Texas-Dallas, University of Texas San Antonio and University of Dallas to win the Association for Corporate Growth competition for the first time since it began in 2010. The TCU MBA team won $10,000 and brought home the ACG Cup trophy, which… Read more »

Neeley School of Business announces Kleinheinz Family Foundation Endowed Chair in International Finance and Investments

Dr. Paul Irvine, an expert in capital markets, investments, investment banking and market microstructure, has been appointed the Kleinheinz Family Foundation Endowed Chair in International Finance and Investments at TCU’s Neeley School of Business. This new endowed chair in finance, provided by the generosity of John and Marsha Kleinheinz, supports a distinguished teacher and scholar… Read more »

Exploring Mars

Dr. John Grotzinger, project scientist, Curiosity Rover, will be the Department of Geology’s Green Chair speaker. His topic is “Curiosity’s Mission of Exploration at Gale Crater, Mars,” and he will speak at 6 p.m. on March 4 in Lecture Hall 2, Sid W. Richardson Hall. Grotzinger is a key leader in the effort to explore… Read more »

Frost Foundation Lectureship features two notable women March 2 and 3

A notable National Geographic photographer and an expert on women and democratic transitions will be speakers at this year’s Frost Foundation Lectureships on Global Issues 2015. The March 2 and 3 events are sponsored by the Center for International Studies and TCU’s Women & Gender Studies program. Jodi Cobb, National Geographic’s first female photographer, will… Read more »

College of Education wins prestigious national award

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has selected TCU College of Education to receive the 2015 Best Practice Award in Support of Multicultural Education and Diversity. The award recognizes TCU’s Early Childhood Education through Grade 6 (EC-6) program and its infusion of diversity and culturally responsive pedagogy throughout all components of the… Read more »

Researcher studies how women of size navigate unfriendly anti-fat culture

A TCU researcher has a new book out entitled The Hyper(in)Visible Fat Woman. The text is a collection of interviews from 74 women, all of whom are labeled “obese.” Jeannine Gailey, associate professor of sociology and women and gender studies, wrote the book to understand how women of size negotiate a cultural landscape that is increasingly… Read more »

Popular science author Jared Diamond will speak on campus Jan. 28

Jared Diamond, an American scientist, TED speaker and Pulitzer-winner, will speak at TCU Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in Brown-Lupton University Union ballroom. Author of popular science favorites The Third Chimpanzee, Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, he will discuss his most recent book The World Until Yesterday. Admission is free and a book… Read more »