Music professor awarded Fulbright grant for 2015-2016

Dr. San-Ky Kim, TCU associate professor of voice and opera since 2005, has been awarded a 2015-2016 “Core Scholar” Fulbright Grant to Lithuania. He will teach and do research at Vytautas Magnus University Academy of Music in Kaunas, the oldest university in Lithuania. He will leave in late July and remain in Lithuania for 12… Read more »

TCU EMBA now ranked 5th in nation by “The Economist”

In The Economist’s second ranking of executive MBA programs around the world, the TCU EMBA ranks No. 12 in the world and No. 5 in the U.S. behind only Northwestern (3), Thunderbird (7), Chicago (9) and Yale (10). The only other Texas schools in the ranking are SMU (13), UT-Austin (18) and Rice (28). “We… 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 »

Neeley School of Business announces Kleinheinz Family Foundation Endowed Chair in International Finance and Investments

Dr. Paul Irvine, an expert in capital markets, investments, investment banking and market microstructure, has been appointed the Kleinheinz Family Foundation Endowed Chair in International Finance and Investments at TCU’s Neeley School of Business. This new endowed chair in finance, provided by the generosity of John and Marsha Kleinheinz, supports a distinguished teacher and scholar… 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 »

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 »

Preeminent Islam scholar will speak on campus Monday

Dr. Aminah McCloud will speak on “Islam in America” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in the Moudy Bldg. 141N. She is professor of Religious Studies at DePaul University and director of its Islamic World Studies Program. The program is free and open to the public. Dr. McCloud is the founder DePaul’s Islamic Program and… Read more »

French film series on campus Jan. 27-March 3

The 2015 Tournées French Film Festival will be held at TCU Jan. 27-March 3, thanks to a professor in its Dept. of Modern Languages Studies. Joshua Blaylock applied for and received a three-year grant from the French-American Cultural Exchange. The festival is sponsored by the Face Foundation and by the Cultural Service at the French… Read more »