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Native American and Indigenous Peoples Day Symposium: Matika Wilbur

Photographer who works to remedy Native American stereotypes to speak at TCU Matika Wilbur, a Swinomish and Tulalip photographer from Seattle, Washington, who is working to photograph citizens from every federally-recognized tribe in the United States, will work with students at the second annual Native American and Indigenous Peoples Day Symposium Oct. 2. She will… Read more »

PianoTexas brings renowned pianists to campus

The 36th annual PianoTexas International Academy & Festival, presented by the TCU School of Music in collaboration with The Cliburn, brings world-renowned pianists to TCU’s campus through June 17. The complete schedule of events and highlights of performers are available at PianoTexas. Admission is free and open to the public. Designed to integrate the music profession, the… Read more »

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the 2017-2018 academic year

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the upcoming academic year as decided by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Philip Antinone, Nicholas Barnette and Kally Nord join approximately 1,900 other U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research and provide expertise abroad. The Fulbright Program is one of the… Read more »

TCU basketball player talks about saving a rhino’s life

Saving a Rhino’s Life Changed Mine  Bittersweet. I never would have imagined that the best day of my life would contain one of the worst moments of my life as well. But that’s exactly what dehorning a rhino was like for me. Finally getting a chance to be face to face with such a majestic… Read more »

THINK GLOBAL: Borders and immigration

March 27, Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom, 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. PARTICIPANTS Krys Boyd, moderator Host and managing editor of Think, KERA Bio Boyd began her career along the U.S.-Mexico border, working simultaneously at radio and television stations… Read more »

TCU receives 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

Texas Christian University is one of seven colleges and universities selected to receive the 2017 Senator Paul Simon Awards for Campus Internationalization. True to the legacy of the late Senator Paul Simon of Illinois, for whom NAFSA’s Simon Awards are named, the seven U.S. colleges and universities that were selected have demonstrated remarkable innovation and… Read more »

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies program to launch this spring

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, commonly referred to as CRES, is an interdisciplinary initiative aimed at establishing the study of diverse cultures as a key component of TCU’s curriculum and in all aspects of university life. The program, launching this spring, will explore race and ethnicity as active social, political, historical and cultural processes. According… Read more »

Darron Turner named Chief Inclusion Officer and Title IX Coordinator

As part of TCU’s ongoing emphasis on enriching our culture and ensuring a welcoming environment for all faculty, staff and students, Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. today announced the creation of a Chief Inclusion Officer and Title IX Coordinator position and appointed Dr. Darron Turner, formerly associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs, to the role…. 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 »

Six years running as a “Great College to Work For”

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Chronicle of Higher Education has again selected Texas Christian University as one of the top universities honored in its 2016 “Great Colleges to Work For” list. This is TCU’s sixth year to be recognized, and the university again earned recognition in all 12 areas of distinction, a feat no other… Read more »