Liberal Arts

Four individuals win Ferrari Award

Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. has selected four winners for this year’s Michael J. Ferrari Award for Distinguished University Service and Leadership. Michael Butler, Chuck Dunning and Ebony Rose (nominated as a team) and Victoria Herrera share this year’s award spotlight. Butler, associate professor of economics and associate dean of the AddRan College of Liberal… Read more »

Melanie Harris awarded ACE Fellowship

The American Council on Education has awarded Melanie Harris a 2017-18 ACE Fellowship. The ACE Fellows Program is the longest-running leadership development program for higher education in the United States. Harris is one of 46 university leaders selected this year. She is the founding director of African American and Africana Studies and associate professor of… Read more »

Michael Bachmann uses predictive analytics to prevent child abuse

In 2014, Tarrant County reported more than 6,000 cases of child abuse or neglect – more than in any other county in the Lone Star state. And those are just the known cases. “Data suggests that the underreporting rates of crimes against children is exceedingly high,” says Dyann Daley, executive director of Cook Children’s Center… Read more »

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 »

THINK GLOBAL: Borders and immigration

March 27, Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom, 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. PARTICIPANTS Krys Boyd, moderator Host and managing editor of Think, KERA Bio Boyd began her career along the U.S.-Mexico border, working simultaneously at radio and television stations… Read more »

“Back to Class” is back!

Five faculty members in TCU’s AddRan College of Liberal Arts will present “Back to Class,” an evening of timely and thought-provoking mini-lectures on Thursday, March 30. The reception for this biannual event begins at 6 p.m. and classes start at 7 p.m. in the Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom, 2901 Stadium Drive. The event is open… Read more »

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 »