Science/Engineering

Partnership with UNTHSC and Debbie Rhea honored at HealthCare Heroes

Fort Worth Business presented the 2016 Healthcare Hero awards Wednesday night at the Fort Worth Club. Texas Christian University and the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s partnership for the new M.D. school was honored with the Vision Award. The HealthCare Heroes Vision Award is given to individuals or institutions that provide a new… Read more »

The neurobiology of aging

TCU professors join forces to fight Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease steals its victims’ memories and robs their families of invaluable time with loved ones. On a national scale, the brain disease gobbles more than $220 billion each year just in caregiving costs. Of the six leading causes of death in the U.S., the neurodegenerative disorder… 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 »

Texas leads the nation in wind energy – here’s how they did it

Texas has long been the country’s petroleum capital. But the Lone Star State is experiencing another energy boom that has nothing to do with oil. “People think Texas is all about oil and gas and drill baby drill,” said Michael Slattery, director of the Institute for Environmental Studies at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth…. Read more »

Second annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) on Nov. 7

TCU’s College of Science & Engineering (CSE) will host its second annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. Preliminary rounds are taking place now (from Oct. 19 to Nov. 6), which will result in six finalists who will compete in the final round to be held in front of a live audience at 11a.m. on Saturday, Nov…. Read more »

Chemistry colors our world

Members of the TCU Chemistry Club and education majors at Texas Christian University will team with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History to celebrate Chemistry Connections: National Chemistry Week from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily Oct. 20-24. They will join student chemists from across North Texas to lead and demonstrate science activities in the… Read more »

TCU and UNT Health Science Center to create new medical school

MD program will strengthen team model of education UPDATE (March 17, 2016): Texas Christian University and UNT Health Science Center have selected Stuart D. Flynn, M.D., dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, as the founding dean of the new M.D. school the two institutions are establishing in Fort Worth. Learn more. Texas Christian… Read more »

Science and Engineering Research Center 2015 grants announced

Congratulations to the 26 undergraduates who received Science and Engineering Research Center (SERC) grants to fund their undergraduate research project ideas! SERC 2015 Grants. TRENDING NOW #FrogSmarts Share your stories, photos and posts with us. Follow the conversation on Tagboard.