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TCU Institute of Child Development updates name to honor late founder

The TCU Institute of Child Development announced this morning that it is changing its name to the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development in honor of late founder and director Karyn Purvis, effective immediately. Purvis devoted her life to healing “children from hard places,” a term she coined to describe children who have experienced some… Read more »

Making an impact: TCU Office for Community Engagement wins Governor’s Award

The TCU Office for Community Engagement is the recipient of the 2016 Higher Education Community Impact Award. This award, given by the Office of the Governor of Texas and the OneStar Foundation, honors individuals, groups and organizations that have made a significant and measurable contribution to their communities through service and volunteering. TCU successfully integrates… 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 »

TCU student receives International Sculpture Center’s 2016 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture award

Master of Fine Arts candidate Hayley Fowler has been awarded the prestigious International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2016. The ISC established the annual award program in 1994 to recognize young sculptors and to encourage their continued commitment to the field. It was also designed to draw attention to the… Read more »

Let’s talk Texas politics with the Texas Tribune

As the political season moves full steam ahead, three state representatives will speak to TCU faculty, staff and students as part of the Texas Tribune’s statewide conversation series. Join Representatives Craig Goldman, Stephanie Klick and Ramon Romero, Jr. March 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom, where they will… Read more »

Art professor headed to the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is an annual expeditionary residency program that brings together international artists, scientists, architects and educators to explore remote destinations and investigate rapid changes in the global climate. Now in its sixth year of residency, the program takes place on a specially outfitted sailing vessel. As a working contemporary artist, Adam Fung was… Read more »

Graphic design professor named merit winner in HOW International Design Awards

Yvonne Cao’s project, Visual Translation, is a Merit winner in this year’s HOW International Design Awards. HOW, a highly selective and renowned competition sponsored by HOW magazine, recognizes excellence in graphic design, including annual reports, brochures, illustrations, photography and logos. Cao’s project focuses on facilitating a smooth visual transition in western branding with typography. Her… Read more »

Nov. 17 panel to explore global impact of healthcare

As part of TCU’s Discovering Global Citizenship initiative, a panel of five experts in global healthcare relief will discuss their efforts and share insights. The free event, which is co-presented by the College of Science & Engineering and the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, is open to all TCU students, faculty and staff. Giving Thanks. Giving… Read more »