Science/Engineering

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 »

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 »

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 »

Andrew Trinh, biology, chemistry major: Giving Back Through Medicine

Even with a full course load of pre-med classes and packed schedule of extracurricular activities, Andre Trinh still finds the time to help others. The Fort Worth native and Chancellor’s Scholar gives back to campus and the larger community as he pursues his dream of becoming a doctor. Andrew is a doer. One look at… Read more »

In Memoriam: Miller Moseley

By Andrea Hein Digital Content/Marketing Coordinator A beloved physicist and former TCU professor in the College of Science & Engineering passed away in September. Miller Moseley died at the age of 92, leaving behind a lasting legacy. Moseley was valedictorian of his class at the Fort Worth Masonic Home, and attended TCU on scholarship, where… Read more »

Safely view the partial solar eclipse by Frog Fountain

The Department of Physics & Astronomy plans to have two telescopes (solar and h-alpha) and other fun solar observing tools by TCU’s Frog Fountain for faculty, staff and students to safely view the partial solar eclipse this afternoon. The eclipse starts at 4:45 p.m., and they will be there starting around 4 p.m. to set… Read more »

Ralph Carter and Michael J. Chumley win top professor and mentor awards

On Sept. 9, during the 142nd fall convocation ceremony, Ralph Carter of political science and Michael J. Chumley of biology were recognized for their outstanding teaching, scholarship and mentorship. Carter won the Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Achievement as a Creative Teacher and Scholar, which includes a $25,000 prize. He was selected from eight finalists, each of… Read more »

TCU professors helping to map the universe

  Much as the Human Genome Project set out to map all the genes of members of the human race, the SDSS seeks to map the universe. Building on 14 years of extraordinary discoveries, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) has launched a major program of three new surveys, adding novel capabilities to expand its… Read more »

Veterinarian fighting to save the rhino to visit TCU

South African wildlife veterinarian and rhino conservationist, Dr. William Fowlds, will be on TCU’s campus from April 21-26 to discuss the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa. Fowlds will give a lecture titled “Rhino conservation and human development in South Africa” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, in the Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom, 2901… Read more »