Liberal Arts

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies program to launch this spring

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, commonly referred to as CRES, is an interdisciplinary initiative aimed at establishing the study of diverse cultures as a key component of TCU’s curriculum and in all aspects of university life. The program, launching this spring, will explore race and ethnicity as active social, political, historical and cultural processes. According… Read more »

Caylin Moore named 2017 Rhodes Scholar

Texas Christian University senior Caylin Moore is one of 32 recipients across the United States to receive the opportunity to study next fall at Oxford University, where he will complete his graduate studies in public policy and business administration. Moore overcame a number of obstacles to earn an academic scholarship at TCU. His life story… Read more »

A message from the Chancellor

It is official; Caylin Moore is a 2017 Rhodes Scholar. He joins an elite group of TCU students with this recognition and a current class of 32 men and women across the United States who exemplify similar intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service. As a Rhodes Scholar, Caylin will have the opportunity to study… Read more »

TCU student-athlete is Rhodes Scholar finalist

His life story reads like the jacket of a book: a young boy who comes from a poverty-stricken and abusive family in a gang-infested neighborhood achieves success both academically and athletically through hard work and perseverance. But, like any good story, that’s just the beginning. Caylin Moore also is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar finalist. Scheduled… Read more »

THINK GLOBAL: Global implications of the U.S. Presidential Election

Sept. 27, Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom Reception at 5:30 p.m., panel discussion at 6 p.m. FREE, open to the public KERA’s Krys Boyd will moderate a discussion with top scholars, journalists, and policy makers on global affairs. With the first presidential debate scheduled for the prior evening, this Think Global event promises to be lively and… Read more »

‘Think Global’ discussion addresses local and global impact of sex slavery

THINK GLOBAL: Sex Trafficking April 4, 6 p.m., Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom [map] FREE, open to the public Around the world, and right here in Dallas-Fort Worth, countless women are forced, coerced or tricked into sexual servitude. A complex web of economic, social and political factors leave these women dependent on their traffickers and deprived of other options…. Read more »

Professor studies anti-human trafficking efforts

New research released on effectiveness of anti-human trafficking efforts in the United States After more than two years of data collection and analysis, a team of researchers from Colorado College, Northeastern University and Texas Christian University have published the first-ever report on the effectiveness of anti-human trafficking efforts in the United States. This National Institute… Read more »

The 5 lessons we can all learn from dumpster diving

For as long as he can remember, Jeff Ferrell has had a hunter-gatherer approach to life, exploring the path not taken to see what he could find. Riding around on a scrounged mountain bicycle, Ferrell investigates people’s trash, finding an endless array of discarded items, from scrap metal and new clothes to unopened presents. “I grew… Read more »

New ‘Think Global’ series addresses the Syrian refugee crisis

  THINK GLOBAL: The Syrian Refugee Crisis Now Nov. 2, 5-7 pm, Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom FREE, open to the public Watch the livestream. Conflict, persecution and poverty are creating more refugees than the world has seen in decades. With millions on the move, what does the future hold? Join scholars, innovators and activists for the… Read more »