Nursing/Health Sciences

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 »

TCU continues to closely monitor information on Ebola virus

Updated Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 4:24 p.m. Dr. Mark Kline, physician-in-chief at Texas Children’s Hospital, will be on campus Oct. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium to help educate the TCU community about Ebola. The free event is open only to TCU students, faculty and staff. Dr. Kline will discuss topics… Read more »

Prayer vigil held for Nina Pham ’10

  Thoughts and prayers across campus go out to Nina Pham, Horned Frog alumna from the Class of 2010, and to all those throughout the world who have been affected by the Ebola virus or other illnesses. We lift up all those who have lost loved ones and who struggle with illness, as well as health… Read more »