Nursing/Health Sciences

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 »

Social Work seeking volunteers for Jan. 22 Homeless Count Night

The Department of Social Work is collaborating with the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition (TCHC) to organize volunteers for Homeless Count Night, an evening when volunteers will assist in counting and surveying unsheltered homeless persons who live on the streets, camps and in vehicles within Tarrant and Parker Counties. The event will take place Thursday, Jan. 22 from approximately… 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 »

Sara Brzozowski, nursing major: Swimming Toward a Successful Career

Sara Brzozowski can freestyle-swim a 1650-yard race faster than any other TCU swimmer to date, but she also excels at checking patient vitals and practicing a perfect bedside manner. Sara is a doer. A busy nursing major who is also enrolled in the John V. Roach Honors College, Sara’s philosophy at TCU has been to… Read more »

Emeritus Professor of Nursing Billie Hightower passes away

Harris College is saddened to share that Billie Hightower, emeritus professor of nursing, passed away Dec. 14. Hightower taught TCU nursing students for 24 years before retiring in 1993. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at First Christian Church in Midland. Attendees are asked to wear TCU purple in her memory…. Read more »

Memorial services planned for Paulette Burns and José Feghali

TCU is saddened to share that two beloved members of the Horned Frog family passed away this week: Paulette Burns, dean of Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, and José Feghali, artist-in-residence and piano instructor.   Visitation Service for José Feghali A Brazilian-born pianist and winner of the 1985 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Feghali passed away… Read more »

Nina Pham ’10 “free of the Ebola virus,” NIH says

From TCU Magazine By Rick Waters ’95 2010 graduate and Dallas nurse says she “feels blessed” after testing five times to be “virus-free.” Pham, 26, is “cured of Ebola,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Pham, who contracted the disease while treating Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan at… Read more »