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Alumnus Bill Morse Helps Cambodians Remove Landmines

After decades of war, alumnus works to clear the field and build schools. This article by Robyn Ross previously appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.” In 2003, William “Bill” Morse ’71 was working as a business consultant when a colleague asked him for a $100 donation for Aki Ra. “What’s an Aki… Read more »

‘Think Global’ Discussion Addresses Personal Responsibilities Regarding Climate and Sustainability

Discovering Global Citizenship and the Bob Schieffer College of Communication are pleased to announce the Fall 2017 topic in our Think Global series, a program of recurring events aimed at addressing urgent global issues. The topic for this fall’s event is “Think Global: Weathering Climate Conversations.” Nov. 1, 2017 at 6 p.m. Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom [map] This event is… Read more »

Latin American Music Festival honors influential composer

The School of Music at Texas Christian University will present the 11th Latin American Music Festival Oct. 9-12, paying homage to the life and music of Roque Cordero, the most influential Panamanian composer and one of the most prominent Latin American composers of the 20th century, on the 100-year anniversary of his birth. All concerts… Read more »

Mike Slattery is Taking the Lead On Discovery

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters, we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands… Read more »

Saving Premature Babies

A doctor’s invention saves babies in the developing world (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.” By anyone’s reckoning, Thomas Hansen ’70 has earned a retirement filled with long walks along the shore, late nights at the theater and invigorating travel. Yet upon stepping down as Seattle… Read more »

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 »