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Susan Weeks named dean of Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences

TCU’s Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences has a new dean: Susan Weeks. Weeks has served as acting dean since January 2014, in addition to her roles as associate dean for nursing and health innovation and director of the TCU Center for Evidence Based Practice and Research: A Collaborating Center of the Joanna Briggs Institute. Nowell Donovan, provost and vice… Read more »

Ologwagdi and the Art of Protest, Mar. 20-28

Panamanian artist to visit TCU for lecture and weeklong residency Armando Díaz Rivera (Ologwagdi) is one of Panama’s leading indigenous artists and a longtime veteran of the country’s labor and social protest movements.  From March 20-28, the artist will be at TCU on a visit made possible by Discovering Global Citizenship, the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan to… Read more »

Schieffer Symposium panelists announced; tickets available starting March 6

The 11th annual Schieffer Symposium will be held in Ed Landreth Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. on April 8. Tickets to the event will go on sale at 5 p.m. CST on Friday, March 6, at SchiefferCollege.tcu.edu. Around 300 complimentary tickets are available to TCU students; however, spots must be reserved by emailing schieffercollegeRSVP@tcu.edu.    About This… Read more »

Andrews Institute receives grant to continue outreach to local teachers

The TCU Andrews Institute of Mathematics and Science Education has received a $257,437 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to continue a professional development program for 32 middle and high school biology teachers. Molly Weinburgh, professor and director of the Andrews Institute, and Cecilia Silva, professor of education, will lead the program. Throughout… Read more »

Exploring Mars

Dr. John Grotzinger, project scientist, Curiosity Rover, will be the Department of Geology’s Green Chair speaker. His topic is “Curiosity’s Mission of Exploration at Gale Crater, Mars,” and he will speak at 6 p.m. on March 4 in Lecture Hall 2, Sid W. Richardson Hall. Grotzinger is a key leader in the effort to explore… Read more »

Frost Foundation Lectureship features two notable women March 2 and 3

A notable National Geographic photographer and an expert on women and democratic transitions will be speakers at this year’s Frost Foundation Lectureships on Global Issues 2015. The March 2 and 3 events are sponsored by the Center for International Studies and TCU’s Women & Gender Studies program. Jodi Cobb, National Geographic’s first female photographer, will… Read more »

Feb. 13 Leaders in Media Conference to address TV marketing and promotion

The third annual Leaders in Media Conference, hosted by the Film-Television-Digital Media (FTDM) Department, will take place Friday, Feb. 13 in the Kelly Center. The conference is free to all TCU students and faculty, and limited seats are available to the public. This year’s topic is Marketing and Promotions for Television. Garen van de Beek, executive… 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 »