Honors College

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the 2017-2018 academic year

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the upcoming academic year as decided by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Philip Antinone, Nicholas Barnette and Kally Nord join approximately 1,900 other U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research and provide expertise abroad. The Fulbright Program is one of the… Read more »

America’s school system topic of 2015 Fogelson Honors Forum

“Successful nations with top-performing school systems have a handful of things in common. They do not have charter schools or offer vouchers. Schools are funded equitably. Teachers are treated with respect. Districts recruit motivated people and see teachers as career professionals. And they ensure kids are healthy and ready to learn.” So summarizes a speech… Read more »

TCU wins award for Innovation in International Education

It was announced in New York City today that TCU’s Discovering Global Citizenship program is the winner of an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. The Institute of International Education sponsors the annual competition to recognize outstanding initiatives in international higher education among its 1,400 member campuses. IIE will present the award at… 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 »

Fogelson Honors Forum presents Dr. Shibley Telhami on Jan. 21

The 2014-2015 Fogelson Honors Forum, presented by John V. Roach Honors College, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 in Ed Landreth Auditorium. This year’s guest is Dr. Shibley Telhami, speaking on what is at stake between America and the Middle East, also the subject of a book he published a decade ago. He… Read more »

Vicente Fox will speak at Honors Convocation Thursday

Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Honors Convocation, 11 a.m. Thursday, April 3 in Ed Landreth Auditorium. Classes are suspended between 11 a.m. and noon, enabling the entire campus community to attend. The event is free and open to the public. His topic will be “Celebrating Global… Read more »

International philosophers discuss consciousness and the human mind

The Ronald E. Moore Humanities Symposium, “Consciousness,” will take place March 27-29 on the TCU campus and will bring together ten internationally-recognized philosophers presenting papers on consciousness and the human mind. Presentations will begin at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, and will conclude on Saturday, March 29, with a panel discussion starting at 4:30… Read more »